According to the Center for Disease Control, more than 11 percent of children ages 4 to 17 have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). What was the basis for their diagnosis?
Alex* was a freshman in high school when he started the Learning Technics program through Pheno Brain Training in 2014. He was depressed and suffered from anxiety. He had an IEP, but his grades and behavior weren’t improving. His mother said he was unorganized, unfocused, and had trouble turning in assignments even after he’d completed them. She was very frustrated. Alex started the program and not only did his grades improve, but his teachers noticed a difference in his behavior. His mother said, “The usual negative observations about my son had changed to markedly improved by all his teachers as the year progressed.”
But sometimes a tutor is only a Bandaid on a bigger problem. How is a parent to know? Here are three questions that Pheno Brain Training recommends you ask yourself if you are thinking of hiring a tutor.
There are many types of learning disorders. The Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) identifies eleven different categories of neurologically-based processing problems. Each has a link if you’d like to learn more.
There are some things you can do to help your child in school and at home. Here are some solutions from the specialists at PhenoBrain Training you can try.
Don’t Forget Positive Reinforcement - Have a consequence for bad behaviors, but also respond to good behaviors with praise.