5 Mistakes Parents Make When Their Child is Struggling in School

In my many years of dealing with schools and establishing eligibility for Independent Education Plan (IEP) services, some things have become evident and should be discussed.  First let me say teachers are dedicated to the well-being and success of our students. This is true across all districts. However, the funding schools get is finite and Read more about 5 Mistakes Parents Make When Their Child is Struggling in School[…]

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ADHD/ADD and Interactive Metronome

What is ADHD/ADD and what can Encinitas Learning Center do to help? Most people have heard of ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity) or ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) but there is a lot of confusion about what it is and how it affects children and adults. There are three types of this problem: ADHD which Read more about ADHD/ADD and Interactive Metronome[…]

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Is Your Child Struggling Academically at School?

How do I know if my child is struggling academically in school? Do you know that 3 – 5 students in every classroom are struggling?  Who are these children and what do they look like? Smart but not learning in school makes everyone frustrated, teachers and parents know this student is capable because he does Read more about Is Your Child Struggling Academically at School?[…]

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How is Auditory Processing Deficit Related to Autism?

In my opinion, and I have quizzed some of the best minds who are experts in autism, the very condition of autism suggests an auditory disconnect. To put it another way, if you have autism, you almost certainly have some kind of auditory processing problem and many times visual processing deficit. Autism by its very definition Read more about How is Auditory Processing Deficit Related to Autism?[…]

Auditory Processing Disorder in Adults

How Auditory Processing Disorder is Addressed in Adults

I’m often asked whether and how Auditory Processing Disorder is addressed in adults? The good news is, adults can work on better auditory processing through the same scientific technology that we use with younger brains. We slow the sound stimuli, and then as they are able to “hear” the sound differences with 80% accuracy, we speed Read more about How Auditory Processing Disorder is Addressed in Adults[…]

Auditory Processing Deficit

Addressing Auditory Processing Deficits in Children and Adults

 Auditory Processing Deficit is thought to affect 3-5 students in every classroom. It does not go away with age. The auditory system arrives at a “set point” for processing between the ages of 2-4 years. Once that happens, cells are programmed to handle incoming auditory stimuli in the same manner, because that is most efficient. Read more about Addressing Auditory Processing Deficits in Children and Adults[…]

Auditory Processing

Auditory Processing is the ability to hear individual sounds within words (c-a-t), hold the sound of a word in order to compare it to another word (“cat” versus “cad”), and discern whether the two words are the same or different. Traditional hearing tests may indicate that a student’s hearing is “within normal limits” but hearing and Read more about Auditory Processing[…]

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