Typing, Handwriting, and ADHD

handwriting and ADHD

I first learned to enjoy expressive and research writing while I was in graduate school.  This was also when I was introduced to computers (yes, I owned an original Macintosh back in the 1980s).  I found that not only was it easier to type on, than on typewriters, but I discovered that I could move … Read more

Skills for Success: What Parents & Educators Need to Know About Executive Function & Mindset©

Skills for Success Cindy

Executive Functions are the cognitive skills needed for academic performance, social skills, and life skills.  Commonly, these are the skills utilized to organize, plan, initiate, manage emotion, shift maintain focus and use working memory.  They govern the HOW you do what you DECIDE to do.  This presentation will briefly explain how Executive Function skills are developed … Read more

The Challenges of Learning in the Digital Age

Recently, I attended the National CHADD conference. This was my 10th year at CHADD where we learn, debate and exchange new methods and ideas. It was, as always, an intense experience. Imagine being in the same space with all of the top experts in the field – the eminent researchers and practitioners, as well as … Read more