The LEARN Lab at Northwestern University
You and your child are invited to
participate in a research study
The LEARN Lab (http://learnlab.northwestern.edu ) is conducting a
Is your child:
• Between 7 and 11 years old
• Speaking English as their primary language at home (and exposed to English before age 1)
How To Participate:
• You and your child would come to Northwestern University in Evanston for about 2 hours of reading assessment activities.
• Your child may also be invited for an EEG brainwave measure (about 1.5 hours) after completing the reading assessment.
EEG is a child-friendly and non-invasive way of measuring the brain. EEG is safe anduses no radiation. We will record the EEG brainwaves while your child listens to speech sounds, reads some letters, or watches a movie.
• These visits can be scheduled at your convenience, on weekdays, weekends, or holidays.
• You and your child will be compensated with a $25 gift card per visit for your participation.
If you are interested or have any questions, please contact:
LEARNlab@northwestern.edu or 847-868-2255
We look forward to working with you!
Dr. Elizabeth Norton and the LEARN Lab team at Northwestern University
This study was reviewed by the Northwestern University IRB #STU00205493
Title: The brain basis of letter-sound integration and its relation to reading skills in children
Development of Executive Functions and Educational
Skills in Young Adults with Complex Profiles
with Jordi Kleiner, PhD, BCET
May 7, 2019 @ 5pm – 7pm at Yellowbrick
2 CEU Credits are available through Yellowbrick Foundation at no charge.
Young adults with complex psychological, information processing, and emotional needs often struggle in their development of prefrontal cortical (“executive functioning”) skills. This seminar presentation will lay out tenets of successful intervention that help clients build specific goal-driven behaviors in both educational and occupational domains. The presentation will frame clients’ cognitive gains in terms of dynamic systems theory and models of neuropsychological individual difference. Dr. Kleiner will explain how empathic and didactic elements are interleaved within an individualized therapeutic approach to help complex learners develop their academic skills and executive functions.
Dr. Jordi Kleiner is the director of the North Shore Learning Clinic with locations in Glencoe and Skokie, Illinois. He and his team conduct psychoeducational and neuropsychological evaluations as well as provide individualized educational therapy to those struggling with learning, language, and attention disorders. Dr. Kleiner received his BA in Psychology and Education from Swarthmore College and his MA and PhD in Learning Disabilities and Language & Cognition from Northwestern University. He is a board certified educational therapist and licensed educational diagnostician. Dr. Kleiner has presented at numerous national conferences on the intersection of diagnosis and intervention in the learning lives of children and adults.
The Colleagues & Conversation Series @ Yellowbrick seeks to bring professionals together in an informal atmosphere to promote socializing, networking and discussions for interactive learning. Please contact Brian Wood, Administrative Assistant at 847 869-1500 ext 221 if you have suggestions for presentations of interest.
Appetizers and beverages will be served.
Please RSVP at 847 869-1500 ext 221 or email Brian Wood.
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