Freehold Township Learning Disabilities

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Empowered Learning Transformation Centers

Are attention deficits holding your child back from learning?

Do you want to keep your brain sharp as you age?

Is your child's speech and language clear?

 

Empowered Learning Transformation Centers is here to help, Cognitive Training & Brain Training for Children & Adults

Empowered Learning Transformation Centers is an evidence-based brain training and speech therapy in New Jersey area.  Our New Jersey speech therapy programs help children and adults learn and communicate better.  Our clients make lasting changes by improving memory, attention, processing speed, auditory and visual processing, logic and reasoning, language and speech, and more. Our services include brain training, cognitive therapy and speech therapy to name a few.

 

This is not tutoring - it's training that actually improves the brain, now and for years to come. Empowered Learning Transformation Centers in speech language pathology with a concentration in neuroscience, has worked in this field for nearly 30 years, including in hospital settings. ELTC will assess you or your child and create a custom training program to meet your needs. You'll work interactively with your brain training coach, one-on-one with ELTC supervising team and updating your program as you progress.

 

ELTC personally works with individuals having medically defined cognitive, speech and language difficulties. Empowered Learning Transformation Centers serves students struggling with reading and math difficulties, ADD/ADHD, autism and Asperger's, language and speech disorders.  We also work with gifted students who want to excel even more. Our adult clients include those who want to gain a competitive edge at work or stay sharp in retirement.  We also serve adults with ADD/ADHD, dyslexia, or issues following a stroke or brain injury.

The program created for you will be filled with activities and tasks that feel like games.   You'll gain fascinating insights into how the mind functions and how nearly everyone can think more quickly, clearly, and creatively.  It's fun.  And it works.

 

"You’re a teacher. A girl in your class stands too close when she talks to classmates and speaks too loudly. She doesn’t understand anyone’s jokes.  She is forever getting lost finding her classrooms even though she has been in this school for more than three months. She's reluctant to try to learn anything new.  She remembers lots of things but seems disorganized and scattered.  You are wondering if she may have Asperger’s syndrome."

 

Her actual diagnosis?  Non-verbal learning disorder.

Non-verbal communication, including social distance, facial expression, body posture, gestures, speaking tone, and interaction rate, makes up about 65% of our communication.  That’s the largest part of our communications!  It may be hard to describe exactly what is not quite right with someone with NVLD.  But not being able to read others’ non-verbal cues and little awareness of their own non-verbal presence can lead to significant communication problems and isolation.

 

NVLD is most typically diagnosed late in the elementary years or the pre-teen years during middle school.  These students are often are challenged by academic assignments, in spite of their skill with language, and they have few positive relationships.  Depression is one of the triggers that often will move these children toward a full evaluation.  The reason for the late diagnosis is that there are so many areas these individuals excel in.  Their reading, spelling and verbal skills are very strong.

 

Common characteristics are:

    Poor writing skills.

    When tested, their verbal skills are strong but their visual skills, such as doing puzzles and visual matching, are weaker

    Difficulty with transitions and trying new things

    Coordination difficulties

    Anxiety

    Non-stop or frequent talking/questioning

    Organizational difficulties

    Visual spatial difficulties – poor sense of direction

    Very literal and have difficulty with metaphors, humor, idioms and other figurative language concepts.

 

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