An information processing disorder is a deficiency in a person's ability to effectively use the information the senses have gathered. It is NOT the result of hearing loss, impaired vision, an attention deficit disorder or any kind of intellectual or cognitive deficit.
Subsequently, one may also ask, can you improve processing speed?
And since nearly all kids get faster as they get older, a grade-schooler with slow processing speed will be faster in middle school. Here are a few ways you can help your child increase processing speed: Practice a specific skill. Practice can help improve your child's speed at that skill.
What is slow cognitive processing?
Processing speed refers to how long it takes someone to do a mental task. Sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT) is a broader term that involves daydreaming and lack of energy. SCT is also not as well defined and is more controversial. Processing speed can be measured using standardized tests.
What is sluggish cognitive tempo disorder?
Sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT) is the term for a syndrome that may comprise a novel and distinct attention disorder from ADHD. Symptoms of it include dreaminess, mental fogginess, hypoactivity, sluggishness, staring frequently, inconsistent alertness and a slow working speed.