Videos for Processing Speed

By Dr. Randy Kulman on Sunday, May 29, 2016

Watching a video about a subject is often much more rewarding and educational than reading it. In addition, it can also be more fun!  Learning about processing speed issues may be vital to a child’s success in school. There are lots of videos out there that educate parents and children about processing speed, althoughthinking some videos are better than others. We have collected some of the best videos here. Check out the links below, which are regularly updated by our team at South County Child and Family Consultants. Pay careful attention to which videos are designed for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

 

For Adults

Your Brain Sucks at Video Games: This video describes the relationship between brain processing and video games. For adults and teens.

Processing Speed: Activities to Improve: An informational webinar  that explains three detailed activities to help improve processing speed.

Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up: An in-depth examination of processing speed and how it can affect kids’ learning from an expert in the field, Ellen Braaten. Great for adults to watch with their teens. Great for teachers as well.

Understanding Children with Learning and Behavioral Challenges: Another great video from expert Ellen Braaten. Informative and interesting, a great video for parents and teachers to watch and understand how processing speeds might affect children in the classroom.

 

For Kids

Slow processing speed and how it can affect students: A fascinating video that briefly highlights how a slow processing speed can be seen in students in a classroom. Great for adults, teens, and older children.

Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up: Clay Center: A great video that follows three students who have slow processing speeds, and explains how they operate in the classroom and the challenges they face. Great for kids and teens to watch with their parents.

Slow Processing Speed: A very casual video of a mom and daughter discussing slow processing speed and how it affects learning. Great to watch with your child to spark a conversation!

Super Slow Mental Processing: A brief, casual, visual look at slow processing, explained by someone as they draw out the pictures. A great, basic way to introduce slow processing to your child.