• Roger Lauer, Ph.D., Clinic Director Gabrielle Gruber, M.S.W., Clinical Social Worker (Originally published in LDA of Michigan's Newsletter in 2005) What causes learning problems?  This question is sometimes viewed as a chicken and egg debate.  Recent research has begun to identify the areas of the brain that are involved with learning problems; however, children experiencing[...]

    Roger E Lauer, PhD, Director (article originally published in LDA of Michigan newsletter, Winter 2013)   Background: Research has identified the precursors of learning disabilities as delays in developmental areas such as speech and language, memory, motor skills, and attention. Neuropsychological assessment evaluates these areas across the lifespan allowing parents to track the unfolding of[...]