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Brian Grazer On Growing Up with Dyslexia
Brian Grazer sat down with Dr. Koplewicz to discuss growing up with dyslexia at the 2012 Adam Jeffrey Katz Memorial Lecture. Here are some highlights from their conversation.
Coping With a Parent's Suicide
This kind of death can be doubly painful for children, who may help handling conflicting and disturbing feelings. What can you do to help?- Harold S. Koplewicz, MD
Breaking the Behavior Code
How teachers can better understand, anticipate, and respond to disruptive students, to reduce problem behavior and increase learning for everyone
ADHD: Medication, School, and Parents
Dr. Stephen Hinshaw on why ADHD diagnoses have gone up, especially in some states, what treatments work best, and what parents can do
If a boy of 6 years old doesn't want to touch the floor when he walks, could it be OCD?
Avoiding touching things can be a symptom of OCD—if it's part of a ritual the child performs to prevent something bad from happening.- Clark Goldstein, PhD
Parenting 2.0: Are Kids 'Lost in Cyberspace?'
Smartphones, the Web, 'screentime.' Do kids live in a different world?- Harry Kimball
It's Here: Speak Up for Kids This Week
Show you support for getting kids early and effective treatment for psychiatric and learning disorders- Harold S. Koplewicz, MD
Going to College With Autism
Aging out of supports, kids on the Asperger's end of the spectrum struggle with independence- Beth Arky
My 11-year-old son is constantly plagued by sexual thoughts he can't control. How do we help this boy?
It sounds like he has many aspects of OCD, although there are other disorders that also involve obsessive thoughts and narrowed interests. Your first step should be getting a very thorough evaluation.- Jerry Bubrick, PhD
Mindfulness in the Classroom
How it helps kids, including those with ADHD, anxiety and autism, regulate behavior and focus on learning