Strengthening Skills & Bonding Through Reading

Reading with children has been shown to have many benefits including expanding vocabulary, increasing attention, improving logic and reasoning, and can also help strengthen relationships and foster communication between caregiver and children. Spending just a few minutes of quality time...

2e: Twice Exceptional

Twice exceptional, also known as “2e,” students are intellectually gifted but also have underlying learning challenges. Though they are really bright and appear advanced, these students have problems in other areas. This includes attention issues (e.g. ADHD), developmental disorders (e.g....

Reflect, refocus, resolve for a HAPPY New Year

What’s your favorite holiday? When asked that question, you may expect to hear Christmas, Thanksgiving, or even 4th of July. Often, people are surprised when my response is New Years, followed by a “really, why?” question. My response? It’s all...

Accommodation Testing Explained

My child needs something called accommodation testing! This is what we hear from many worried parents who call our office seeking testing for their children. Schools refer families when their children have struggled with meeting school demands. Often times, student...

Two Quick Tips For Starting Semester Off Right!

A new semester is upon many college students. Two key things to set up for a successful term are to re-establish a routine and schedule ahead. Both of which should be started a couple of weeks BEFORE starting back up. ...

Fun Summer Game for Trips- Would You Rather?

Parents often complain that their tweens and teens don’t talk to them. Often, parents also struggle to get their kids to spend quality time together. With summer around the corner, family trips might include long car or airplane rides. This...

From Confusion to Clarity: Free Testing Consultation

Learning Dynamics’s Community Connections will be hosting FREE presentations in our Bakersfield location to help families seeking more information about testing and assessment. “From Confusion to Clarity” will help understanding of psychological and neuropsychological testing. Parents with children that have...

Avoid Avoidance

Avoidance is powerful- it might feel effective in the moment, but ends up costing you a lot more in the end. Think of a situation you may have delayed, put off, or avoided altogether for awhile? Avoidance only prolongs the...

Actividad: Expresar Las Emociones Con Niños

Recientemente parece que más y más padres reportan que sus hijos demuestran tristeza, ansiedad, y/o enojo. Aunque los detalles de cada familia son diferentes, muchas de estas familias tienen dificultad en saber platicar con sus hijos sobre sus emociones. A...