In adolescence, the brain experiences an extraordinary transformation, increasing potential for positive and proactive change. Laying a foundation for engaging the brain strategically, especially during key transitions from middle school to high school, primes students to think smarter, not harder. The Student BrainHealth® Index is a way to better understand how well your student is accessing his or her brain’s full potential and gain personalized, actionable recommendations for long-term, optimized learning.
WHAT IS THE PROGRAM?
An experienced clinician will take your student through a series of written and verbal tasks that evaluate how well he or she is utilizing the brain’s frontal lobes – the area of the brain responsible for higher-order thinking and reasoning. Parents complete questionnaires that illuminate the student’s planning and emotional control abilities.
Within a month of the assessment, a follow-up session will be conducted to review results and communicate personalized recommendations.
WHO CAN BENEFIT?
Students ages 10 and up who want personalized strategies to improve their performance both in and out of the classroom. Parents who are looking to understand how their child processes and manages information.
WHERE IS TRAINING LOCATED?
Brain Performance Institute
2200 W. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75235
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For questions, please contact Terri Leka at Teresa.Leka@UTDallas.edu.
Interested in the adult version of the BrainHealth® Index? Learn more here.
NOTE: The Student BrainHealth® Index does not involve brain imaging (MRI, CT Scan, SPECT, EEG, etc.), medication or any other procedure.
What are the benefits?
Personalized recommendations that can help you:
- Learn how your student is using his or her brain to take in information and manage it
- Address overall well-being and social components such as planning and emotional control
- Increase learning engagement