3 Ways a Psycho-educational Assessment can help Support your Child or Teen

For children with learning, processing, and attention difficulties, understanding and remembering new concepts and information, and starting/completing tasks can be a challenge across home and school settings. A psycho-educational assessment can help. Here are three ways: 1) Child psycho-educational assessments are comprehensive: We know that many different factors can contribute to a child’s school challenges.…

Demystifying Childhood Anxiety Workshop

Join us for a live virtual psycho-educational workshop about anxiety and its impact on our children. by Kartik Kaushik, Psychologist Everyone is Welcome! Especially Parents/ Guardians. Learn and understand more about childhood anxiety to better support children’s mental health and their quality of life across environments. The workshop access is offered virtually accessed at JGordon…

Gifted Child Assessment Edmonton

Giftedness in Children

As a parent, you may notice your child’s advanced development prior to school entry. Some children show early language skills and vocabulary that is well above what is expected for their age. Other children process information quickly, have an exceptional memory for facts and details, or show a remarkably high level of creativity for their…

During the COVID-19 Outbreak

During the COVID-19 outbreak, I aim to continue to support  children and families, where needed. I am now offering both phone and secure video conferencing sessions (30 or 60 minutes), in accordance with current health and safety guidelines. If your child is struggling during this time, please don’t hesitate to contact me to book an…

Nora and The Worry Zoot

Nora and The Worry Zoot By Dr. Jennifer Gordon and Illustrated by Rob Bryson. How do you talk to your kids about anxiety and worry? Navigating new and uncertain situations is difficult for most of us. For 1 in 9 children, they struggle with worry to the point where it impairs aspects of their daily…

Toddler Tantrums: Help from Neuroscience

At a loss on how to manage your child’s tantrums? This article reminds us that young children have difficulty managing big feelings due to social-emotional immaturity. Often, young children do not try to misbehave on purpose, and typically try to do the best they can. Here are some things to keep in mind to help…