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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

  • 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 »
  • ABOUT LEARNING DISABILITIES AND ADD/ADHD

    ABOUT LEARNING DISABILITIES AND ADD/ADHD

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    A learning disability, such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, or dyscalculia, is defined as a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using spoken or written language, which may manifest itself in an imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read...Read More »
  • Natural Treatment For Attention Deficit Disorders Without Medication

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    When I was growing up in the 1970’s, there were always boys who were hyper. They couldn’t control their behaviors, responded impulsively to everything placed in front of them, and acted as if driven by little motors constantly running full speed inside their bodies. There were also boys who stared off into space on a regular basis, seeing a whole movie playing behind their eyes. There were girls who flitted around the room like social butterflies, and those who gazed out the window seeing a movie of their own.Read More »
  • Thoughts on Executive Functioning Skills

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    Thoughts on Executive Functioning Skills By Ari Goldstein, Ph.D. When I first began teaching special education in the early 1990’s, the term executive functioning was unheard of. As a young teacher, I very quickly saw the importance of developing underlying cognitive skills to help my students learn more efficiently. They benefited tremendously from learning better...Read More »
  • Exercise for Depression

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    “Mens sana in corpore sano” Exercise to Treat Depression and Improve Overall Life Satisfaction “Mens sana in corpore sano” is well known Latin quote meaning “a sound mind in a healthy body”. Here at Cognitive Solutions, we see patients whose symptoms range from mild to severe depression, and after our evaluations with those patients, we...Read More »
  • Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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    Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD or ADHD) manifests itself through two main characteristics: inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity. These symptoms, as well as the others that often accompany them, can cause numerous problems in a person’s day-to-day life. These problems include the inability to maintain stable relationships, poor performance at work, difficulty organizing and planning, and...Read More »

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