Category Archive for: ADHD

Tips on how to Improve Your Executive Function Skills While in College

Executive function skills, or also known as “self-regulation skills,” are the mental abilities that allow you to manage your time, memorize facts, understand what you are reading and problem-solve. Executive function impacts key components in our lives such as: Impulse control Working memory Flexibility Prioritizing Self-monitoring Organization Task initiation Many individuals with learning differences have…

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Study Tips for Students with Learning Differences

The transition from high school to college marks an important milestone in your life. However, excitement and opportunity may be coupled with intimidation and stress. For the first time ever, you will be required to navigate your own educational path. For students with learning differences this can be a difficult transition; but with the right…

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The Importance of Social Connection in College Success

All students to varying degrees are likely to face challenging social situations when they transition to college and adulthood. If you are a student with a learning disability, you may find yourself working even harder to navigate these social situations. Many students with learning differences experience difficulty socializing, particularly students on the autism spectrum. For…

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Can You Separate Fact From Fiction About Learning Disabilities?

There are 4.6 million Americans who are living with a learning disability today. Misinformation about learning disabilities can increases the risk of stigmatization, the possibility of lowered expectations in school and at work, as well as missed opportunities in life. Here are four common myths about learning disabilities, and some truths to separate fact from fiction.

Congrats to NorthBridge Students Graduating This Month

Join us in congratulating these amazing NorthBridge students who are graduating. Our graduates are beating the odds. More than one in ten Arizona high school students has a learning difference. The transition to adulthood and postsecondary education for these students is particularly challenging. After many years of having a supportive network in place, they must…

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