Understanding Sensory Modulation Disorder and Its Impact on Self-Regulation

April 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Sensory processing (or integration) is our brain’s ability to organize incoming sensory information. This encompasses data from our five senses (sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch), kinesthetic system (awareness of location, movements, and actions), and vestibular system (supporting balance, posture, and spatial orientation).

Peak Performance in Adolescents: How Listening Skills Can Optimize Executive Functioning

February 26th, 2020|0 Comments

One of the crucial tasks of brain development during adolescence is to grow and develop the part of the brain needed for executive functioning. This is called the prefrontal cortex. Maturation of executive functioning is a hallmark of adulthood. Some of the markers of adolescence, such as moodiness and impulsivity, occur precisely because the executive functioning center is still maturing.

Learning About Attention Helps Us Inform Individualized Treatment and Learning Strategies

February 11th, 2020|0 Comments

What do we mean when we tell someone to pay attention to us? How can we tell they’re not paying attention? And what parts of the brain come into play when someone is (or isn’t) paying attention? While these questions are very interesting to many of us, they're especially so to parents with ADHD children. Plus, adults who have ADHD or other neurological differences will also find them relevant. After all, these underlying issues with attention contribute to so many of the challenges that pop up in the classroom and elsewhere.


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