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Side Effects of ADHD Medication
What to look for, and how to minimize them, from appetite loss to sleep issues to the "rebound" effect- Roy Boorady, MD
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Familiar
Autism advocates embrace the film about a boy apparently on the spectrum, slam critics for finding him annoying- Beth Arky
Binge Drinking SOS
Partying turns fatal when kids don't know the signs of alcohol poisoning, or are afraid to alert authorities. Make sure your kids know when to call for help.
'Touch' and Autism
Advocates are divided over the new Fox show with a young hero who seems to be on the spectrum, but with superpowers- Beth Arky
Righting the Record on Ritalin
Why the attack on stimulant medications (and the charge that bad parenting causes ADHD) is misleading- Harold S. Koplewicz, MD
Why Do Teenagers Go Off ADHD Medication?
Kids grow and change over time and so does ADHD. When kids get older it can be a good idea to reevaluate medication—and give teens a little more control.- Roy Boorady, MD
Autism After Asperger's
The community is enraged, and some experts say many will be "pushed off" the autism spectrum by DSM-5. Why is this happening?- Harry Kimball
Best Medications for Kids With Anxiety
Kids with anxiety are often misdiagnosed, and put on meds that may even make the anxiety worse. Antidepressants are the evidence-based choice, says Dr. John T. Walkup.
Hey, Quit Pushing! Making Play Successful for Your Child With ADHD
Steven Kurtz, PhD, ABPP, demonstrates how to set up successful play experiences at home, at school, and in the community.
Treating Sensory Processing Issues
How bouncing and spinning in sensory gyms helps kids who get too much (or too little) stimulation from their senses.- Beth Arky