A Question About Processing Speed

By Caryl

When a student has a low Processing Speed IQ test score, there are other factors to consider before coming to any conclusions. Get a second opinion from Caryl, known for teasing apart the complex student.

Ping Pong, It’s More Than Just A Game!

By Ted

The fast game of PING PONG has been touted as therapy for Alzheimer’s to Autism to ADHD. Dust off your PING PONG table and condition your brain and body while having fun.

Cogmed for the Gifted – The More The Better

By Ted

Both the gifted, and those with learning disabilities benefit from FA’s Cognitive Training program drawing on Cogmed’s Working Memory exercises.

A FOUNDATION FOR REMEDIATION

By Ted

People frequently ask us about the benefits that young people get from doing Cogmed Working Memory Training.  If we can improve working memory and attention, what will that mean for my son or daughter?  Increasingly Cogmed is being seen as a foundation for remediation, as well as a catalyst for  learning in general.  Because working memory…

Improved Attention, No Side Effects

By Ted
Nation of Kids on Speed

As I read the headlines this morning, “A Nation of Kids on Speed” (WSJ 6-16) , I could not help but reflect on the work we are doing in helping people improve their attention and working memory.  Clearly, medication works for many with attention issues, especially those with severe ADHD /ADD. Cogmed Working Memory Training…

COGMED PILOT PROGRAM AT WINCHENDON SCHOOL COMPLETED

By Ted

Kudos to John Kerney and the leadership team at Winchendon for being visionaries and undertaking such a bold project.  The support and involvement of the faculty proved essential and flexibility on everyone’s part won the day.  Integrating time for cognitive training into daily schedules that are often choreographed to the minute is an issue for…

No Plan No Gain

By Ted

The field of cognitive training is new and frequently misunderstood.  That you have trained can mean nothing, it is always how did you train.  Benefits are the result of commitment, focus, and most of all, hard work.  Our job is giving everyone the tools to be successful, along with daily monitoring and making adjustments to…

Welcome to Our New Website

By Caryl

Welcome to our new website FA Learning Solutions. If you are an old client, maybe we helped you find just the right school for your son or daughter. We may have even helped that school develop its learning center. Maybe we evaluated your child and created strategies to foster greater success in school. We may…

Cogmed Summer Program

By Caryl

We are enrolling students in our 2013 cogmed summer program. Please join us for a five week program that you can complete in the comfort of your home. We will coach and monitor you the entire time. Improve your attention and working memory….learn more by contacting us.                …