Whether I diagnose a child with ADHD, a learning disability, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), one concern that every parent has is how to discuss a new diagnosis with their child. As I sit with the parents to discuss their child's diagnosis the conversation invariabl...

REPETITIVE BEHAVIORS

"Johnny" is 13 years old, and his parents bring him in to our practice for a psychological evaluation. His parents are concerned that he might have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). They report he engages in repetitive behaviors (washing hands) and is...

As parents, we all want our child to have a quality education that provides more than simple memorization of rote facts or strategies for passing state-mandated tests. Ideally, school encourages critical thinking skills, teaches the ability to interact and get along wi...

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