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Autistic and Artistic: Can My Son Be Both?
They're both characterized by unique vision, eccentric behavior, intense focus. What turns 'cognitive differences' into creativity is the impulse to share.
What's the Special Sauce? Exploring Exposure Treatment
Steven Kurtz, PhD, ABPP, explains the whys, whens, and hows of exposure therapy so that parents and professionals can effectively guide children up the ladder.
Setting Up the School Year for Success: The Devil Is in the Details
Kids with ADHD often struggle with many school-related issues, such as classroom behavior and organizational skills.
A Conversation With Dr. Eric Kandel
The Nobel laureate neurobiologist talks with Cynthia McFadden about his life, his influences, his boldest decisions, his biggest regrets.- Caroline Miller
The Two Cultures: Art and Science Play Nice
At On the Shoulders of Giants, Dr. Eric Kandel and proteges discussed the benefits of crossing the aisle, with examples of how art and science influence each other- Harry Kimball
Hurricane Sandy Resources for Families
In times like this children are uniquely at risk to develop unhealthy coping mechanisms, but with proper support they are also uniquely capable of employing their natural resilience. This section is dedicated to information and advice that can help affected families through the aftermath of Sandy, and beyond.
Problem Behavior in Preschoolers
Kids who are out of control at home can benefit from behavioral therapy that resets the relationship, and the rules, between parents and children
Neuropsychological Test Results in Plain English
Matthew Cruger, PhD leads a lecture and discussion on how standardized test measures are developed and administered, leading to an often complicated list of scores that can be frustrating for families.
Are Kids' Halloween Costumes Getting Too Adult?
Many parents have real concerns about the sexy, gruesome Halloween costumes marketed to children. Here are some tips for selecting a creative but age-appropriate costume for trick-or-treating this year.- Rachel Busman, PsyD
Top 10 Things to Look for in a School for a Special Needs Child
How to assess whether a mainstream school has what your child needs—from attitude to classroom configurations to specialists on site