My Kid Has Trouble Processing: 5 Technologies and Strategies to Help Kids with Processing Difficulties

A common concern expressed by parents in my clinical psychology practice is “my kid has trouble processing.” My first response is to say, “what do you mean by trouble processing? […]

How to Explain Slow Processing Speed to Kids: Videos for Slow Processing Speed

If you have children or students who have recently been diagnosed with slow processing speed, it is extremely important to help them understand what this means. And if you want […]

Classroom Strategies for Students with Slow Processing Speed

Children with slow processing speed face many struggles at school. While they may never become super fast or efficient, teachers and parents can help them to improve their pace of […]

Improving Study Skills for Teens with Slow Processing Speed

Kids with slow processing speed often find studying, note taking, and completing homework to be long and arduous. While working slowly is not always problematic, it can be when it […]

Autism and Slow Processing Speed

Many kids affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have slow processing speed and are likely to fall behind their peers at school. They may struggle to keep up with basic […]

Is It Possible to Use Technology to Improve Slow Processing Speed in Kids?

Many educators and psychologists don’t think that we can improve slow processing speed in children. But there is mounting evidence that specific types of activities, particularly those involving technology, can […]

Can Tabletop Games Improve Processing Speed?

Of course you know by now that we here at LearningWorks for Kids support the use of video games to improve processing speed in children. Though it seems fewer families […]

5 Strategies to Improve Processing Speed for School and Academics

Difficulty completing schoolwork is generally the first symptom of slow processing speed in children. When kids with slow processing speed begin to notice that they are not keeping up with […]

Slow Processing Speed and Working Memory: What’s the Connection?

Kids who have slow processing speed and working memory problems face an uphill battle. These kids, many of whom are diagnosed with ADHD, often have difficulty following directions and getting […]

What’s the Connection between Slow Processing Speed and ADHD?

Slow processing speed is very common in children who are diagnosed with ADHD. You may think of kids with ADHD as naturally quick thinking — “too” quick perhaps — but […]