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Larry Fitzgerald is helping eye doctors spread the word

Arizona Cardinals 2008 NFC West Champions’ wide-receiver, Larry Fitzgerald, is helping eye doctors spread the word to parents that vision problems can interfere with a child’s ability to pay attention, read and learn. “Even if you have been told your child has perfect vision or 20/20 vision , your child could still be at-risk of having a learning-related vision problem ,” warns Fitzgerald.

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Think your child has ADD-Attention Deficit Disorder?

By Harley Flego (Parent) How could my daughter, a bright, articulate, 7-year old who could paint ‘Starry Night’ by Van Gogh, speak two languages and sing with perfect pitch not be able to read? I just didn’t understand. Chelsea did well in preschool and kindergarten. There was no sign of anything wrong. The eye doctor […]

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Goodbye Frustration

By Eleanor Skale Lowenstein (parent) I suspected that my daughter Shari was a perfectionist when she was around 5 years old.  Not that perfectionism is necessarily a bad thing; I just didn’t like watching the frustration level arise in her every time she sat at the kitchen table and tried to write or do a […]

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How My Child Learning Potential Increased Dramatically

By Kathy Caruso (parent) My oldest daughter, Anya was adopted from Russia when she was almost 6 years old. She is a great kid who came with a few challenges. She had been diagnosed with a language delay in Russia, and although, she learned to speak English very quickly, she often mixed up words and […]

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Our PACE Program and Executive Function

Executive function and attention. The ability to make effective decisions requires integrative and sustained attention. The ability to search memory, to link current sensation to immediate context and connect this experience to past memories, is the quintessential attentional task.[3] Planning and working memory are essential components of executive function.[1,2] The capacity to do what we […]

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