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Helping children and adults reach their full potential

Cognitive Solutions Learning Center in Chicago, Illinois offers a staff composed of highly educated trained specialists from a variety of disciplines. Our focus is on proper diagnosis and research based treatment for individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders, Learning Disabilities (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia), Autism, Anxiety, PTSD, and Depression. In addition to comprehensive psychoeducational and neuropsychological testing, our programs include EEG neurofeedback, educational therapy, psychotherapy, tutoring, and executive functioning skills training.

Treatment and Therapy Programs

Learning Disability Tutoring, Treatment and Testing

Our programs are designed to help you reach your full potential! At CSLC we take careful measures to assess your needs and apply them to one of our unique programs: neurofeedback, educational therapy and tutoring, executive functions training and psychotherapy.
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ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER (ADD/ADHD) AND LEARNING DISABILITY TESTING

We  offer a variety of testing solutions for learning disabilities including: neuropsychological testing, psychoeducational testing, dyslexia testing, ADD/ADHD screenings and standardized examination accommodations testing.
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ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADD/ADHD) TREATMENT WITHOUT MEDICINE

At  Cognitive Solutions Learning Center, we take a highly unique, individualized, research based approach to the testing and treatment of Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD or ADHD).
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About Learning Disabilities: Testing, Treatment, and Tutoring

A learning disability, such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, or dyscalculia, is defined as a disorder in one or more of the basic neuropsychological processes involved in understanding or in using spoken or written language, which may manifest itself in an imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or…
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Get In Touch

Our Chicago office is located at: 2409 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago, IL 60614 | (773) 755-1775 | info@helpforld.com
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COGNITIVE SOLUTIONS NEWS

  • Is there such a thing as an ADHD diet?

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    Is there such a thing as an ADHD diet? Ari Goldstein, Ph.D. “You are what you eat” is an axiom that I’m sure most healthcare and fitness experts would agree with. After all, there is no doubt that good nutrition is crucial for maintaining good health in people of all ages, especially children.  Furthermore, over...Read More »
  • The Challenges of Building a Private Practice

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    By Ari Goldstein, Ph.D. In the course of my twenty years in the education and psychology fields, I have engaged in conversations with hundreds of colleagues and students who are new to private practice work. The question I am asked the most frequently from these individuals is, “How did you build your practice?” To put some...Read More »
  • Why Do More Children Seem to Have ADHD Today?

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    Why Do More Children Seem to Have ADHD? By Ari Goldstein, Ph.D. According to a study conducted by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and published in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 6.4 million or 11 percent of US children between the ages of 4 and 17 have ADHD....Read More »
  • The Parents Dilemma – Choosing the Right Therapy When Your Child Has ADHD

    The Parents Dilemma – Choosing the Right Therapy When Your Child Has ADHD

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    The Parents Dilemma – Choosing the Right Therapy When Your Child Has ADHD Ari Goldstein, Ph.D. Educational Psychologist, Chicago Illinois According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA) 5 percent of American children have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) puts it at 11 percent – over twice that...Read More »
  • Lesser Known Keys to Academic Success: Grit

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    Guest Blog Lesser Known Keys to Academic Success: Grit There are many factors that go into determining whether a student is successful in school and on standardized tests. In this article, I’ll discuss a “lesser known” factor that parents and students should be aware of when developing a plan for improving performance in school and...Read More »
  • Depression Part III : Modern Therapy

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    By Ari Goldstein, Ph.D. For the past few months, we’ve been discussing the symptoms, causes and various treatment options for depression. Currently, it’s estimated that 13% of men and 21% of women in America will experience some level of clinical depression in their lives. In the past, treatment of depression usually involved long term psychoanalysis...Read More »
  • Depression Part II: Therapeutic Treatment Options

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    Some say the depression is an affliction that is exasperated, if not caused by our modern life style. Nevertheless, whatever the cause, therapists and physicians now have pharmaceutical options and well as traditional talk therapy to help patients suffering from this malady. This blog examines the different choices available to help those who are depressed.Read More »
  • Chicago Dyslexia and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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    What is it Like to Have Both Dyslexia and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Living with either dyslexia or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), let alone both of them, can be hard, unless you really know how to advocate for yourself and unless you have supportive people in your life.  Dyslexia and ADHD are both...Read More »
  • Depression: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Part I

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    Depression: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment – Part I of III Depression: What’s it all about? By Ari Goldstein, Ph.D. Educational Psychologist “I have had issues with depression all my life, and it’s probably true to say there was a tendency towards it even when I was very young, during my schooldays. There was often – and this...Read More »
  • The History of Neurofeedback: Part III

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    The History of Neurofeedback: Part III By Ari Goldstein, Ph.D. Educational Psychologist, Chicago Illinois   Ever since the 1970’s, when scientists like Dr. Barry Sterman and Dr. Joe Kamiya first demonstrated that patients with epilepsy could avoid seizures by regulating their own brain activity, quantitative electroencephalography, also called neurofeedback, has had a place in medicine....Read More »
  • The History of Neurofeedback: Part II

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    The History of Neurofeedback: Part II Ari Goldstein, Ph.D. Educational Psychologist For far too long, neurofeedback has been viewed as a therapy based more on wishful thinking than science. Perhaps this is because early in its history – in the 1960s and 70s – neurofeedback attracted the attention of those pursuing spiritual growth as well...Read More »
  • The History of Neurofeedback: Part I

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    How does Neurofeedback work? Why is it so effective in treating brain conditions as varied as ADHD, traumatic brain injury, seizures and learning disabilities? And so on. In the interest of answering these and other questions, we thought we’d start with the history of this remarkable, non-medicinal treatment for the brain known as Neurotherapy now available in Chicago.Read More »
  • Summer Classes Forming Now

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    Cognitive Solutions offers one on one and group programs in the summer aimed at developing students’ processing abilities, executive functions, and academic weaknesses. Our programs are highly individualized, and designed to help our students reach their full potential. Our programming is designed for students diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD or ADHD), learning disabilities (dyslexia,...Read More »
  • The Screen Time Debate

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    Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much? Ari Goldstein, Ph.D. Look around in any waiting room, restaurant, or public space filled with children who are required to wait for a period of time. What percentage of those children are engaged in conversation or play? How many are reading quietly to themselves? Now, how many are...Read More »
  • What Exactly Is A Learning Specialist?

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    Learning Specialist – Isn’t that just a tutor? By Ari Goldstein, Ph.D. Tutors have existed for as long as man. Elders helping the younger generation learn the skill sets necessary to survive in their environment. Of course, early tutoring focused more on gathering food and creating shelter than on memorizing math tables. Fast forward to...Read More »
  • Neurofeedback: Science or Shamanistic Ritual?

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    Neurofeedback: Science or Shamanistic Ritual? By Ari Goldstein, Ph.D. The human brain is a fascinating organ that constantly seeks to improve itself. The capacity of the brain to grow and develop in response to environmental stimuli is magnificent. From trepanation to phrenology, behaviorism to psychoanalysis, man has sought to better understand this splendid organ. As...Read More »
  • HELPING CHILDREN AND ADULTS REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL.

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    We help individuals with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD), Learning Disabilities (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia), Autism, Anxiety, and Depression in Chicago, IL. Our programs include neurofeedback, educational therapy, psychotherapy, and psychoeducational and neuropsychological testing.Read More »
  • GET IN TOUCH

    GET IN TOUCH

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    Our Chicago office is located at: 2409 N. Clybourn Ave. Chicago, IL 60614 (773) 755-1775 info@helpforld.com Read More...Read More »
  • ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER (ADD/ADHD) AND LEARNING DISABILITY TESTING

    ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER (ADD/ADHD) AND LEARNING DISABILITY TESTING

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    - Neuropsychological Testing - Psychoeducational Testing - Dyslexia Testing - ADD/ADHD screenings - Standardized Examination Accommodations TestingRead More »
  • TREATMENT AND THERAPY PROGRAMS FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES, ADD/ADHD, EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING, ANXIETY, AND DEPRESSION

    TREATMENT AND THERAPY PROGRAMS FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES, ADD/ADHD, EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING, ANXIETY, AND DEPRESSION

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    Our programs are designed to help you reach your full potential! At CSLC we take careful measures to assess your needs and apply them to one of our unique programs. – Neurofeedback – Educational Therapy and tutoring – Executive Functions Training – Psychotherapy Read More...Read More »

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