Neuro-Linguistic Learning Center

Supporting Dyslexic, ADHD, and Autistic persons of all ages since 2006.

NLC News and Information

Communication Styles (from NLC Guide to Relationships)

In previous chapters, we looked at people’s personalities and how they perceive and process sensory information.

As one...

Nov 19, 20


Meltdowns and shutdowns might be described as a state of emotional or sensory overload that effectively shuts down a persons rational thinking and judgement and allows the Sympathetic Nervous System (our fight-or-flight system) to completely take over.
Nov 04, 20

A Word on ABA (from 55 Essential Skills)

As many folks in the autistic community are aware, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) has increasingly come under fire.

Oct 04, 20

Chapter 8: Communication, from Waves--Not Spoons

Communication is like a dance. It requires the participation of both parties. It requires focus and attention. And,...

Oct 01, 20

Finding Your FACE - Chapter Two

Chapter 2: The FACE of Personality

The FACE Personality Model is based on the four...

Sep 24, 20

Writing a Synopsis or Summary: Avoiding Plagiarism

A synopsis is a brief summary or general survey of something, an outline of the plot of a...

Aug 24, 20

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)

PDA is not uncommon in the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) community.

In my experience, there is no specific...

Jul 20, 20

Overcoming ADHD/ASD Hyper-focus

Hyper-focus is a common behavior in some ADHD and ASD profiles. Hyper-focus can make it difficult to transition from one activity to another. It can also make it difficult to balance competing needs and priorities.
Jul 19, 20

The Interview

For many folks, especially those on the ADHD/ASD spectrum, interviews can be both challenging and stressful.

This is...

Jul 19, 20

Autism and Masking

Most adults on the autism spectrum are familiar with masking.

In its simplest form, masking is pretending to...

Jun 22, 20

Autism and Trust

Autism and Trust

While it can be tough for anyone to always know who to trust, this can...

Jun 22, 20

SMART Goals: from Waves--Not Spoons

In applying the Waves model to goal setting, we can strive to make the most of your...

Apr 10, 20


"Before I came to the Learning Center I was hopeless. I'd given up reaching my goals. I was almost suicidal. Now, I have the confidence and strength to go after what I want. I accept who I am and I know I have something to offer."

Jared. A

"G R E A T news!!! Sarah got 20 out of 20 of her spelling words CORRECT today - isn't that awesome? I knew she'd do well, but 100% WOW!!! I feel so blessed to have found you, Gerry. I swear it wa a divine intervention... if what you've done for Sarah in this short a period of time is something you can offer to other children then, my God, what a legacy you have the opportunity to leave on this earth! I thank God for you. Have a blessed weekend."


"As a college student, Mr. Hughes' techniques have aided my progress through the push to finish my Biochemistry major and have helped me succeed in Honors classes as well. My experience with the Neuro-Linguistic Learning Center has been a very positive one, and the results from this involvement are phenomenal."

Eric D

Adam showed dramatic improvement after completing his program at the Neuro-Linguistic Learning Center. I, for one, will be eternally grateful to Mr. Hughes."

Jennifer M