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Stimulant medications helped my son with ADHD, but he developed tics. Is there something else we can try?
There are two other kinds of medications that can help with the symptoms of ADHD. They're not quite as effective as stimulants, but have fewer side effects.- Alan Ravitz, MD, MS
When Is It Time to Talk About Medication? Benchmarks and Indications Medication Intervention Is Needed
Dr. Roy Boorady discusses medication approaches to treating Selective Mutism.
Medication Controversies Surrounding ADHD
Learn from Roy Boorady, MD, about the pros and cons, risks and benefits of medication to help your child thrive in school and at home.
My 7-year-old granddaughter's aggression is getting worse. What does it mean? And what can we do?
Aggression in young children can be triggered by so many different things it can be hard to figure out what's driving it. But that's the first step in coming up with a strategy to manage it.- Harold S. Koplewicz, MD
CMI Patients and Parents Speak
"Michaela did not feel like a normal child. She was crying. She was on the floor. She felt like she should never have been born. These were the things that were coming out of her mouth."
Parenthood Gets Tense When Max Takes Off
Did the show get this autism-related behavior right? Parents and adults with autism spectrum disorders weigh in on whether the depiction is accurate, and whether it's helpful.- Beth Arky
A Teacher’s Guide to OCD in the Classroom
How to recognize symptoms of the disorder, and how it might be undermining a child's success in school.- Jerry Bubrick, PhD
A Teacher’s Guide to Helping Kids With OCD
How to help kids who are struggling function better in the classroom- Jerry Bubrick, PhD
Parenthood and Bullying
When Max, the fifth-grader with Asperger's, is teased because of his odd mannerisms, his mom steps in to stop it. Will it work?- Beth Arky
Homework Help: Staying Organized
Melanie A. Fernandez, PhD, ABPP, Director of the Child Mind Institute's Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Program teaches you state-of-the-art techniques to help children get and stay organized.