What are neurodevelopmental differences related to dyslexia? An Interview with Tricia Cook

I want to share an exciting interview with you that I had with Dr. Marianne Cintron. You can find the YouTube here:   https://youtu.be/Wk2wNh-PPRw or the Podcast here:  https://www.buzzsprout.com/1758257/episodes/9478682 I found out about Dr. Marianne Cintron and Step by Step Dyslexia Solutions. She interviewed me November 1, 2021 asking me to share my journey with challengesContinue reading “What are neurodevelopmental differences related to dyslexia? An Interview with Tricia Cook”

Perception & Neurodiversity

In mice, a specific type of brain cell called a PV neuron improves the ability to distinguish a target sound from background noise (i.e., the cocktail party problem) (Kamal Sen, Boston University). The feeling of ownership over one’s body while experiencing an event strengthens the memory representation of that event in the hippocampus, a brainContinue reading “Perception & Neurodiversity”

Dopamine and Executive Functioning

ADHD: http://rite.link/XfY5 #Note: COMT-22 Catechol-O-methyltransferase catalyzes #TheTransfer of a methyl #group from S-adenosylmethionine to catecholamines, including the neurotransmitters’ dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine. Furthermore, Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT-22), an enzyme #ThatIs involved in #TheDegradation of catecholamine neurotransmitters (e.g., dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine), can affect #ExecutiveFunctions involved in #CognitiveFlexibility, #ImpulseControl, #AbstractThought, and the ability to follow instructions (1, 2,Continue reading “Dopamine and Executive Functioning”

My Elbert: Emotions and Learning

Most people are unaware of the connection between dyslexia and ADD or ADHD. It has been estimated that between 30 – 60% of kids with dyslexia also have either ADD or ADHD. “Challenges with processing emotions start in the brain itself. Sometimes the working memory impairments of ADHD allow a momentary emotion to become tooContinue reading “My Elbert: Emotions and Learning”

My Elbert: Epigenetics comes to life

Epigenetics comes to Life: Anonymous author, “DNA works by way of the same principles as the mind and neurons of the brain and body.” In the “Journal Nature Neuroscience”: Intelligence ‘Networks’ Discovered In Brain For The First Time, 2015-“Remarkably, they found that some of the same genes [M1 & M3] HERE that influence human intelligenceContinue reading “My Elbert: Epigenetics comes to life”

My Elbert: Helping Those With Neurodifference Enjoy Learning Again

You need to observe the student’s sensory acute response to stress and interview teachers, the child, and parents, and instructional support to informally observe input/output of motor, verbal, and written behaviors in response to a literacy activity such as a phonics inventory, word- sound knowledge, phonological awareness exercises, and working memory activities along with theContinue reading “My Elbert: Helping Those With Neurodifference Enjoy Learning Again”

My Elbert: Deficit in language and early development in visual-spacial

The Problem: We are seeing children/adults digress with gulf-sized disconnect and low self-esteem. Each child/adult is multidimensional and ALL our systems and senses need to function equalized, activated, and balanced for learning to take place. The triune brain which is the neomammalian complex (RAS- aka neocortex), midbrain (pons- aka limbic system), #LimbicSystem), and forebrain (thymusContinue reading “My Elbert: Deficit in language and early development in visual-spacial”

Where learning is concerned…

Who is Tricia Cook? In short, I’m neurodivergent and have experienced learning with trauma; therefore, being in education  and developing my program is my biggest accomplishment. I am very passionate about learning and teaching. Right now, I am the leader and head of education for an international DEI group. I am a difference for others,Continue reading “Where learning is concerned…”

Part 1 Nurture Their Nature Section 5

Written BY Tricia Cook, MEd., RSP, AOG; https://tcooktutoring.instabio.cc Read Section 1 First Here   Neuropedagogy & IQ- Disparagement of Perceptions What is neruopedagogy? Neuropedagogy as a scientific discipline: interdisciplinary description of the theoretical basis for the development of an educational research field of the mind, brain and body; Basically, it is when science and educationContinue reading “Part 1 Nurture Their Nature Section 5”

Part 1 Nurture Their Nature Section 4

Written BY Tricia Cook, MEd., RSP, AOG; https://tcooktutoring.instabio.cc Read Section 1 First Here   Body (Physical, Mental & Emotional) ——————–Physical Ruled by 2nd chakra——————– (suggestion: consciousness begins around age 2 years) -1st chakra (base) Shame/Empathy- meaning -2nd chakra (sacral) Peace, Bliss and Joy (happiness)- motivation -3rd chakra (solar plexus) Anger/Strength  (can do 1 & 3Continue reading “Part 1 Nurture Their Nature Section 4”

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