Events

01.31.18
Linda Martin, Organizational Coach and Reading Tutor defines executive function skills and strategies to support a child facing organizational challenges. Focus of presentation: What are executive function skills, anyway? How organizational coaching differs from traditional tutoring services An ABC approach to support and intervention Parent Learning Goals: The connections between executive skills, learning, productivity and emotional...
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...