Blog

01.04.18
By Linda Martin, M.Ed., CAGS, AOGPE As the newest member of the team at the Portsmouth Neuropsychology Center (PNC), it is my pleasure to introduce myself.  I began my teaching career over thirty years ago with a keen interest in reading, literacy, and study skills. Now I find myself in the...
12.19.17
Early Literacy Development and Later Success in School Linda Martin, M.Ed., CAGS, AOGPE, a reading tutor and organizational coach at the Portsmouth Neuropsychology Center, will present on literacy development in children on February 8, 2018, from 9:30-11:00 am.  The talk will address the following: An overview of the general progression...
11.22.17
    “Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount        of Gratitude.” ~A.A. Milne – Winnie-the-Pooh         These days when it feels like we are constantly being faced with troubling news happening in our world, it can feel difficult to...
11.01.17
A significant number of youth report feeling “stressed out” and anxious. Such feelings can negatively impact children's self-esteem, academic functioning, social relationships, and family life. This talk will provide you with an understanding of how anxiety impacts children and adolescents and practical ways to improve coping skills. Dr. Rubin will...
10.27.17
The recent New York Times article documenting the surge of anxiety in adolescence has been referenced recently by parents seen at the Portsmouth Neuropsychology Center.  Many parents echo the frustration and fears of what they see in their own children:  school avoidance, meltdowns at home, and increased isolation. ...