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Wayne L. Klein, PhD

Neuropsychological Assessment of Children & Adults; Couples & Individual Psychotherapy Offices in Franklin, MA & Spaulding Center for Children, Sandwich, MA
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When expectations exceed capacity, then something breaks down. The child may shut down, become angry or anxious. When expectations do not match capacity, then potential is wasted.
  The key is to stay in the zone of growth

 Some factors impacting capacity

Intelligence


Preparation

Interest Motivation

Specific Academic skills

Study skills

Home supports

Attentional functioning

Self Control & executive functioning

Internalized Standards

Frustration Tolerance

Persistence