Craig Pohlman, Ph.D.

Craig Pohlman leads Mind Matters, Southeast Psych’s learning success program. Over his career, Craig has helped thousands of struggling learners through assessment, consultation, therapy, and advocacy.

He believes in describing learners in terms of strengths and weaknesses, not just with labels and diagnoses. He also strives to communicate findings and strategy ideas as clearly as possible, sometimes using visuals and metaphors.

ARTICLES BY CRAIG POHLMAN

Many parents have asked me when they should stop reading to their children. My answer is NEVER! Of course, children should learn to read independently.video

Keep Reading to Your Child

Keep Reading to Your Child Many parents have asked me when they should stop reading to their child. And my answer is... NEVER!Of course, children should learn to read independently. But share reading has many...
One of the most significant challenges for students is reading between the lines of a story, novel, or poem. Idioms can help with reading struggles.video

How Idioms Can Help With Reading

How Idioms Can Help With Reading One of the most significant challenges for students is reading between the lines of a story, novel, or poem.They have to interpret symbolic language, which is like code words...

Journaling Important Experiences: Things My Three Sons Better Know Before Moving Out

As a father to three sons, I have embarked on a mission to impart in them life lessons of the utmost importance. These are my stories.  Life Lesson #66- Journaling Important Experiences It was an epic...
How can you improve reading comprehension for both kids and adults? Well, one thing you can do to bring comprehnsion "up" is to read "down".video

How to Improve Reading Comprehension

How to Improve Reading Comprehension  It can be really hard for students to interpret symbolic language, or code words that an author or poet uses to convey important messages.Literature intended for younger children can help...
All of these books have something insightful to say about life and living. See what 7 children's books our neurodevelopmental psychologist recommends!

Neurodevelopmental Psychologist Shares His 7 Favorite Children’s Books

I first need to acknowledge that I am a huge Harry Potter fan. Why then, you might ask, did I not include Harry Potter in my list of favorite children’s books? That’s because I...