Headstrong Learning Center

We offer Equipping Minds Brain Training, NILD, Search & Teach, Feuersteins FIE, Orton-Gilligham, & PhonoGraphix When your child experiences difficulty in the classroom, HeadStrong Learning Center is here to help.

Whether your child requires individual instruction to meet with success in a challenging class or is in need of more specialized support, HeadStrong Learning Center has highly trained educational therapists and educators who can provide the services your child needs. Our services include: NILD’s Educational Therapy SEARCH and TEACH: Early Reading Intervention Feuerstein’s Instrumental Enrichment Program Middle and High School Level Math Tutoring Orton Gillingham Reading Tutoring Formal and Informal Testing

Mission: The mission of HeadStrong Learning Center is to provide students with the skills necessary to become independent, life-long learners in the classroom and in life.

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Equipping Minds

Equipping Minds is an incredible program. Post concussion syndrome is a serious condition that effects a large number of students and adults. Contact us today to learn more about how the Equipping Minds program can help you. #headstronglearningcenter www.headstronglearningcenter.com

Post Concussion Syndrome Treatment- There is Hope!
Brent was diagnosed with Post Concussion Syndrome after suffering concussions while playing rugby. After seeking help from different doctors with little relief, he turned to Equipping Minds for help. He saw results within three weeks.

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Orton-Gillingham Reading program - Does it work? Learn more about how to address long term reading success.

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headstronglearningcenter.com Does the Orton-Gillingham Reading program work? When Orton-Gillingham is used as remedial reading program, we have found that it lacks long term results.

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Teenager seeks to comfort hospitalized children with her headbands

We are very proud a former Equipping Minds students who also happens to be my daughter. Grace and her non-profit, Having Faith Cures were featured in the Herald Times today. http://www.heraldsun.com/news/teenager-seeks-to-comfort-hospitalized-children-with-her-headbands/article_02bfa19a-f23b-11e6-a56b-f3f04f544dcf.html

heraldsun.com Grace O'Hara spent countless weeks in the hospital over the past two years where she started making headbands to wear in her hair, tucked behind her ears above the countless

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Neuroplasticity

The brain is adaptable and can change - how hopeful for struggling learners! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELpfYCZa87g

The Sentis Brain Animation Series takes you on a tour of the brain through a series of short and sharp animations. The fourth in the series explains how our ...

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While many of our students are enjoying the day off, we are busy organizing our office and preparing for the week ahead!

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The key to success? Grit

This is a powerful six-minute video on grit or resilience. Our students can grow in their resilience; this trait leads to success in the classroom and life. Enjoy!

https://www.ted.com/talks/angela_lee_duckworth_the_key_to_success_grit#t-122446

ted.com Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predicto…

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UW research on brain activity delivers lessons on how kids learn

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/uw-research-on-brain-activity-delivers-lessons-on-how-kids-learn/

seattletimes.com On a recent afternoon, a 10-year-old girl with long, blond, curly hair, gave UW researchers a peek inside her brain. Lying flat on her back inside a machine that looks like a big doughnut, Shelter Gimbel-Sherr read individual letters presented...

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Four Indispensable Writing Principles for People with Language-Based Learning Disabilities

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www.grammarly.com Guest Post by Jennifer Frost Do you feel scared to write, unsure of what to write, or doubtful about your writing skills? Is this because …

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Brain training is our specialty!

[04/11/15]   We had an amazing week at the Equipping Minds conference this week! Carol Brown's understanding of how children learn, never ceases to amaze me!

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Gifted and Dyslexic: Identifying and Instructing the Twice Exceptional Student Fact Sheet |...

eida.org Gifted and Dyslexic: Identifying and Instructing the Twice Exceptional Student Fact Sheet Share fhis:` For a downloadable PDF, click here. As individuals, each of us has a unique combination of strengths and weaknesses. But sometimes we are exceptionally strong or weak in certain areas. In the schoo…

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Charles Schwab Knows Dyslexia

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rosewoodgirls.com To me, nothing is more profound than kids with learning differences hearing personal stories from adults who have been there, and done that. This is why I will always remember the...

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IQ rises 50 to 120:Challenging the Critical Period

conta.cc           "Alex suffered from Sturge-Weber syndrome, causing an electrical misfiring of the neurons of his brain, leading to a life-endangering epileptic condition of up to 10-15 epileptic seizures every day, starting at 4 years of age. He had to be very heavily medicated, and not always successfull…

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Happy birthday to one of our favorite geniuses!

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We work with several students via Skype, even when the internet is down at our offices and Starbucks! Thanks to free wifi and a good parking spot outside of our local pizza restaurant our students never missed a session!

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Neuroplasticity

Here is a short video clip explaining neural plasticity for older children. The good news is that with target intervention, brains can change!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELpfYCZa87g

The Sentis Brain Animation Series takes you on a tour of the brain through a series of short and sharp animations. If you are interested in using our videos ...

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HeadStrong Learning Center

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Inner ear dysfunction may contribute to symptoms of ADHD - INPP

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inpp.org.uk A study on mice, published in Science, said such problems caused changes in the brain that led to hyperactivity. Although no causal link has been established, the team from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York noticed some mice in the lab were particularly activ…

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Inner ear 'link to hyperactivity '

We are learning more and more about the links between the vestibular system, primitive reflexes, and ADHD and Dyslexia.

bbc.co.uk Inner ear problems could be a cause of hyperactive behaviour, research suggests.

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