Melissa Mullin, Ph.D.
Empowering parents to successfully guide their children through the challenges of having a learning difference.
Top Posts & Pages
- How to Expel Hurtful Stereotypes from Classrooms across the Country: Scientific American scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id… via @sciam 3 days ago
- The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens: Scientific American scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id… via @sciam 1 month ago
- Reasoning Training Increases Brain Connectivity Associated with High-Level Cognition RT @SciAm bit.ly/146X6NL 1 month ago
- Learning Strategies Outperform IQ in Predicting Achievement! RT @SciAm bit.ly/YaAXLR 1 month ago
- Find your Executive Functioning Strengths and Weakness with our FREE QUIZ wp.me/p1d11M-bu 2 months ago
Author Archives: Melissa Mullin, Ph.D.
Sara is now 22 years old and still struggling with processing speed issues. Here is Sara’s story: When I was 12 years old, I was diagnosed with slow processing speed, given a 504 plan, and told this was a part of my … Continue reading
by Melissa Mullin Ph.D. Executive functioning skills enable students to manage their workload and plan for the future. These skills allow students to break down a task and organize it as well as create a time lime for completion. Grit … Continue reading
Dysgraphia refers to difficulty writing. Most people with dysgraphia have a hard time holding a pencil or pen. The awkward pencil grip can make forming letters on a page challenging. When a student with dysgraphia is asked to copy from … Continue reading
Brad was a third grader who has struggled with reading since first grade. His teacher shared with his parents that he is easily distracted and although he was performing at grade level he may have an attention issue. Brad was … Continue reading