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My daughter doesn't talk at school or karate. Any advice on getting her to speak?
Children who don't talk in school may have selective mutism, an anxiety disorder in which kids are unable to speak in some settings and to some people.- Rachel Busman, PsyD
Hear Our Voices: Individuals Who Have Overcome SM
Join us for a panel of individuals who lived with SM and learn about their varied paths to overcoming it.
Richard Engel on Finding Success With Dyslexia
The intrepid foreign correspondent discussed the emotional impact of growing up with a learning disorder: "Building confidence is everything."- Rachel Ehmke
What is the best high school school environment for a student with generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety?
The key to success is not so much size as the school's willingness to put together a supportive team of adults to work with the child.- Rachel Busman, PsyD
Deaths of 3 Autistic Children Call for Better Anti-Wandering Protocols
Recent drowning tragedies have galvanized the autism community, reopening the conversation on how to solve the problem of wandering.- Beth Arky
Talking with Your Toddler
In this lecture, Rachel Cortese, MS Ed, MS, CCC-SLP, discusses your toddler’s language development and provides simple techniques to facilitate communication and improve their conversational skills.
My 15-year-old daughter has been treated for OCD but still has a lot of symptoms. Would in-home sessions help her?
Sometimes kids can't transfer skills they learn in the office to the home setting because symptoms are stronger there, or only occur there.- Jerry Bubrick, PhD
Please Don’t Leave Me
Rachel Busman, PsyD, discusses the dramas that can occur when parents leave toddlers at home, at nursery school, or with other caretakers.
My daughter was abused 6 years ago and now she's having negative sexual thoughts. How can I help her?
Try to find a doctor who knows trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, the gold standard treatment for sexual abuse.- Jamie Howard, PhD
Bipolar Disorder: What Do We Really Know?
In this workshop, Ron Steingard, MD, explores the diagnosis of bipolar disorder in children and helps to clarify how it is different from a diagnosis of ADHD.