My Child Has Trouble Processing

As a practicing child clinical psychologist, one of the most common concerns I hear from parents is, “My child has trouble processing.” I suspect they are referring to the speed […]

The Frustration Index – Slow Processing Speed in School

Consider the definition of frustration: the feeling of being upset or annoyed, especially because of an inability to change or achieve something; an event or circumstance that causes one to […]

Teaching a Child with Slow Processing Speed

We’ve been writing a lot for parents about what a slow processing speed diagnosis means for their children and what can be done to help kids be as successful as […]

Questionnaire – Does Your Child Have Slow Processing Speed?

The following questionnaire was developed developed by LearningWorks for Kids to help parents determine the likelihood that their child may have slow processing speed. You are can learn more about […]

Video Games and Processing Speed – Research and Recommendations

Our team at LearningWorks for Kids is exploring how games and apps that support and promote skills such as time management, visual spatial processing, and working memory can improve processing […]

How Do We Measure Processing Speed?

In today’s classrooms, slow processing speed is being increasingly identified as a major cause of poor academic performance. For many capable students who are motivated to do well, slow processing […]

Using Videos to Explain Slow Processing Speed to Kids

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

5 Ways to Improve Processing Speed in Children

Many parents and teachers who see capable kids falling behind in their schoolwork find that slow processing speed is the underlying cause. In the recent past, many educators and parents […]

Parenting Children with Slow Processing Speed

Parenting children with slow processing speed can be an agonizing experience. Waiting for them to get ready for school, wondering how it could take so long just to pick up […]

Helping Students with ADHD

Many students with ADHD perform well academically in early elementary school. This is particularly true for cognitively advanced students with ADHD who have areas of intellectual strength. Psychologists have observed […]