Parenting a kid with slow processing speed can be challenging. Sometimes you’ll feel like pulling out your hair because she moves so slowly. If she does finish a task, the […]
If your child takes an excessive amount of time to do their homework at night and get ready for school in the morning, has trouble making quick decisions, and regularly […]
Some kids take hours to do their homework. You may think it is admirable that your child is willing to put so many hours into completing their homework, but more […]
Does slow processing speed qualify a student for a 504 plan? This is a question that I am frequently asked in my work as a child clinical psychologist. The simple […]
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 […]
The most important attributes of teachers of kids with slow processing speed are patience and a supportive attitude. Keeping the kids upbeat and working hard can be a challenge. What […]
Can anxiety cause slow processing speed in children?
Anxious kids often appear to be hesitant and unsure of themselves. They take a long time to make decisions and may be […]
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 […]
Slow processing speed typically results from brain-based biological features. Simply put, it’s genetic. But there are other causes as well.
Brain-based causes are generally inherited features that contribute to the […]
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 […]