Working Memory

Working Memory

Working Memory Working memory is one’s ability to hold on to and work with information for a short amount of time. It is one of the executive skills. Often working memory is accompanied by ADHD or an attention disorder. Just like slow processing speed, interacting...
Slow Processing Speed

Slow Processing Speed

Slow Processing Speed Processing speed is the amount of time it takes for someone to take in information or an emotional cue, process it, and then respond. Processing can be visual (looking at or reading information) or verbal (verbal directions). Some people can...
Supporting College Students

Supporting College Students

Supporting College Students Because we work with students of all different ages and backgrounds, our experience affords us the ability to notice trends in the education space. Recently, we’ve noticed college students feeling increasingly unmotivated and stuck. Many...
All About ADHD

All About ADHD

All About ADHD What is attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD)? According to psychologist Dr. Michelle Frank, it is the deregulation of executive functioning and self-regulation in the brain. Often, ADHD leads to challenges with attentional control, working...
The Orton-Gillingham Approach

The Orton-Gillingham Approach

The Orton-Gillingham Approach To round out dyslexia awareness month, we’re featuring the Orton-Gillingham approach. This approach is designed to help students with dyslexia learn in a multi-sensory, cumulative way that makes sense to them. Orton-Gillingham was created...