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07.12.18
Should I share my child’s ADHD diagnosis with him or her? Yes! Children are often quite aware of their strengths and challenges and often a diagnosis validates what they already knew. Further, your child may blame him/herself for difficulties listening, trouble getting through homework, and forgetfulness with belongings. A diagnosis may...
06.07.18
School is out and everyone is ready for a break! Summer may feel like the perfect time to drop all routines and let yourself and your kids relax. However, routines help keep us organized, happy, and healthy. While it is okay to relax the rules some during the summer, routines...
06.01.18
Finding out that your child has autism can be overwhelming, and you might not know what to do or where to turn first. My best guidance gleaned from working with many families, is as follows: Step 1: Give yourself a minute to breathe. Parent reactions to an autism diagnosis can vary...
05.14.18
  Finding a therapist for your child can be intimidating and many parents are unsure about what elements to look for when seeking help. Parents may wish to consider the following: Research shows that the element that is most predictive of success within therapy, is the quality of the relationship. A parent...
05.07.18
As if dealing with mental health challenges is not tough enough, so is dealing with the stigma that can come with it. Stigma or a negative perception/stereotype can come from society, but it can also be in the form of self-stigma where people think negatively about themselves based on what...