What is the brain basis for ADHD?
Research now believe that children with ADHD do not have a disorder. What they do have is a delay of the pre-frontal cortex. The pre-frontal cortex is the front part of the brain that is responsible for goal setting and inhibitions.
If you have speech/language, or other developmental concerns for your 3-5 year old child, please contact the TOPS Speech Language Pathologist, Illene Ross, to set up a screening.
Ms. Konikoff received her bachelors degree in Linguistics and masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Boston University. She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and holds an Illinois license to practice. Ms. Konikoff’s interest areas include childhood apraxia of speech, and narrative production skills. When she is not at Madison, you can find Ms. Konikoff doing yoga, pilates, and spending time with her friends in Chicago.
Lincoln Junior High