INSTANT ACCESS! In this audio webinar and slide presentation of “Overcoming Academic Obstacles,” Martha Burns, Ph.D., discusses:
1. How language and auditory processing overlap with attention in the brain
2. Why learning disabilities and ADHD often co-occur
3. The neuroscience behind brain plasticity and brain-based approaches to intervention
4. How to improve attentional skills, auditory processing and language, and learning disabilities through brain training
Meet the expert: Martha S. Burns, Ph.D., is a neuroscientist and leading expert on how children learn. Director of neuroscience education at Scientific Learning Corporation, a joint appointment professor at Northwestern University, and a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Burns served on the medical staff of Evanston-Northwestern Hospital for 35 years. The author of over 100 articles, three books, multiple book chapters, and the Pearson Assessment Burns Brief Inventory of Communication and Cognition, Burns speaks frequently on the importance of applying the science of learning in early childhood education, understanding the adolescent brain, and the K-12 classroom.