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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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Factors to Consider in Improving Academic Performance

 

 

        Underperformance usually has multiple inter-locking causes, with the majority   falling into the categories listed below. Assessment determines where intervention is most likely to be effective.

..........Why Assess Students


Neuropsychological Factors

                

 
          Verbal Learning Disability 

          ADHD 

          Executive Dysfunctions     
       
          Visual or auditory difficulties
 
          Learning Style



Lifestyle


          Sleep, Exercise & Grades

 

.........Is your child sleep deprived?

.........Overfocus on Sports


Study Skills & Academic Help


          Learning for Free

                     Khan Academy makes available over 2,400 high quality lectures, primarily math &       .........   science. The videos explain concepts and problems step by step, an excellent  ...........   ...........resource for homework help. 


            Math TV

 

            MATH.COM caters to basic math through calculus 


           Teacher Tube is designed for all educational levels. It has  a huge selection of educational videos & printable                    ...................................materials, but some are of variable quality.


            Study Skills                  
           
           Finding Free Tutors

           Beat the Bursar

                      
  Psychological Factors

Low expectations
 
Peer Influences
 

Substance abuse

Noncompliance

 

Improper Academic Expectations

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Anxiety
Depression

Learned Helplessness due to a history of failure