Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up by Ellen Braaten audiobook

Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up: Help Your Child Overcome Slow Processing Speed and Succeed in a Fast-Paced World

By Ellen Braaten, PhD , and Brian Willoughby, PhD
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From two leading experts in the field of child development, Dr. Ellen Braaten and Dr. Brian Willoughby, comes a difinitive guide to understanding how children process information and respond to the world around them. Do you find yourself constantly asking your child to “pick up the pace”? Does he or she seem to take longer than others to get stuff done—whether completing homework, responding when spoken to, or getting dressed and ready in the morning? Drs. Ellen Braaten and Brian Willoughby have worked with thousands of kids and teens who struggle with an area of cognitive functioning called “processing speed,” and who are often mislabeled as lazy or unmotivated. Filled with vivid stories and examples, this crucial resource demystifies processing speed and shows how to help kids from ages five to eighteen catch up in this key area of development. Learn how to obtain needed support at school, what to expect from a professional evaluation, and how you can make daily routines more efficient—while promoting your child’s social and emotional well-being.

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Summary

Summary

From two leading experts in the field of child development, Dr. Ellen Braaten and Dr. Brian Willoughby, comes a difinitive guide to understanding how children process information and respond to the world around them.

Do you find yourself constantly asking your child to “pick up the pace”? Does he or she seem to take longer than others to get stuff done—whether completing homework, responding when spoken to, or getting dressed and ready in the morning? Drs. Ellen Braaten and Brian Willoughby have worked with thousands of kids and teens who struggle with an area of cognitive functioning called “processing speed,” and who are often mislabeled as lazy or unmotivated. Filled with vivid stories and examples, this crucial resource demystifies processing speed and shows how to help kids from ages five to eighteen catch up in this key area of development.

Learn how to obtain needed support at school, what to expect from a professional evaluation, and how you can make daily routines more efficient—while promoting your child’s social and emotional well-being.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An encouraging look at a problem to which many parents will relate…The authors do an excellent job of bringing the psychological research into the home.” Library Journal (starred review)
“Superb, immensely helpful, authoritative; written with clarity, insight, and pizzazz. Highly recommended.” Edward Hallowell, MD, coauthor of Driven to Distraction
“Through examples, articulate explanations of testing results, and clear descriptions of brain processes, this book provides a road map for parents.” Timothy E. Wilens, MD, author of Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids

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Author

Author Bio: Ellen Braaten PhD

Author Bio: Ellen Braaten PhD

Ellen Braaten, PhD, is director of the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP) at Massachusetts General Hospital and assistant professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Braaten lives with her family in Boston.

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Author Bio: Brian Willoughby PhD

Author Bio: Brian Willoughby PhD

Brian Willoughby, PhD, is a staff psychologist at the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP) and a faculty member at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Willoughby specializes in neuropsychological assessments of children and adolescents with learning, developmental, and emotional concerns. He is married and lives in Boston.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Family & Relationships
Runtime: 6.22
Audience: Adult
Language: English