This manual is designed to assist students enhance/further develop their cognitive skills. On-going research suggest that, when the format is closely followed, a wide range of students have demonstrated improvement in working memory, inductive reasoning, planning and spatial relations. These skills are essential in the development of both academic and social skills. The challenges are non-threatening with a gradual increase in difficulty working across four levels of difficulty. It is STRONGLY recommended that this manual and its companion manual be used together for maximum benefit from the program.
About the Author
Dr. Kohutek has spent over 3 decades working with students, parents and schools. After completing his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, he received post-doctoral training in neuropsychology. He has presented papers at the regional, national and international level. Topics on which he has presented include attentional difficulties, differentiated instruction, cognitive development, and cognitive enhancement. He was previously co-owner of the Texarkana Family Center which specialized in working with children and their families. Experience includes maintaining a private practice, teaching and serving as guidance counselor in elementary, middle, and high schools as well as teaching on the university level. Current research includes evaluating and "fine tuning" the Children's Cognitive Enhancement in order to make it a viable resource for parents and teachers.