The Gifted and Talented Children Learning Gap

Gifted or talented children present their parents and educators with a number of important challenges. Learning Breakthrough ProgramTM activities form a foundation on which these students can build their academic careers and make the most out of their unique potential… and the same is true for “average” students as well! Most psychologists and guidance professionals…

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Dr. Edward Hallowell on Neuroplasticity, Sensory Processing, Alternative Learning Programs and Vision Therapy

Learning Breakthrough is one of the alternative therapy programs that I use and recommend to clients in my Hallowell Centers and also to my readers across the world. Clients continue to ask about the program, and the ones who have stayed in the program for an extended period of time have reported positive results. I…

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What are Targeted Exercises for Brain Fitness?

Recent scientific studies have clearly shown that aerobic exercise is good for your brain health. Healthier brains help people with learning and attention difficulties, such as Dyslexia and ADHD. Did you know that since the early 1980’s, developmental specialists have used specific, targeted exercises, developed by Dr. Frank Belgau, to dramatically help these children and…

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ADHD and video games, is there a connection?

Well, that is a good question, one that the medical and scientific world is yet to fully answer. But as a parent, should we really wait until the “jury is out”? Are adhd and video games connected? Can playing too much video games also cause ADD, dyslexia, or other learning disabilities? Certainly an important question……

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A New Study about the Mechanics of Neuroplasticity

A January article in the online Journal, Behavioral Medicine Report and a study published in the Journal “Nueron” describe new understandings about the synaptic connections that underlie what we commonly call “neuroplasticity.” In an informative article, Study Shows Map of Brain Connectivity Changes During Development, Christophey Fisher, PhD, points to two important issues: “Connected highways…

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Neuroplasticity In The Brain – Dr. Norman Doidge

Neuroplasticity: The brain’s ability to reorganize itself by forming new neural connections throughout life. Neuroplasticity allows the neurons (nerve cells) in the brain to compensate for injury and disease and to adjust their activities in response to new situations or to changes in their environment. Brain reorganization takes place by mechanisms such as “axonal sprouting”…

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