Dr. Lindsay Whitman details for parents what to expect from a pediatric neuropsychological evaluation and provides guidelines to help in determining if one might be necessary.
Is your child experiencing difficulty with self-regulation that is impacting daily life and your child?s ability to participate in age-related activities to their fullest potential? Self-regulation is a person?s ability to maintain their arousal level and a level of alertness that is appropriate for the demands of the environment, and is critical to a child?s learning and development. Children and adults use various sensory-based strategies and techniques in order to participate in social activities, daily living activities, and other age appropriate activities.
We are pleased to introduce our newest friend, Jai, to the Brooklyn Letters community! Jai and his mother, Varuna, reside in Delhi, India and they temporarily relocated to New York City for the next 2 months: Jai will receive intensive speech-language therapy with a focus on literacy development. Jai is a happy, bright, curious, and creative young boy who enjoys reading books, building with legos,
One of my goals for the Brooklyn Letters website is to educate others about language pathology. ?Reading and writing? What does that have to do with speech?? Is a common reaction from those inquiring about what I do. Unlike language pathology, speech pathology is more straightforward to explain to others, e.g. child has difficultly enunciating the “r” sound.
I am very excited to launch Brooklyn Letters! Here are some future ideas/plans:
We have a FREE Park Slope and/or Windsor Terrace private business and local pediatric professional (for those offering unique services) directory.