Events

11.13.17
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...
08.08.17
Helping Children Develop Self Control Does your child throw tantrums when she doesn’t get what she wants? Does he hit his younger sibling? Does she respond, “No!” when you ask her to do something? Does he refuse to do things because he’s afraid? Dr. Laura Rubin, founder of the Portsmouth Neuropsychology...
06.06.17
Students, parents, caregivers, teachers, and the general public are invited to attend a panel discussion this month on the teen novel and Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. Panelists will include Tracey Tucker, Executive Director of New Heights; Laura Rubin, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Portsmouth Neuropsychology Center; and Jodie...
01.10.17
Processing Speed refers to how quickly we can take in, organize and prioritize information. It is known that bright children diagnosed with ADHD or learning disabilities often struggle with delayed processing speed. This can be frustrating for students as academic and social demands become increasingly challenging and caring adults often...
11.08.16
Dr. Genest will lead a discussion about the skill set needed for successful transition to post-secondary education and work. Topics include: Self-awareness and self advocacy, support systems at school, on the job and at home, social skills development: perspective taking, reciprocity, and establishing and maintaining friendships and collegial relationships and...