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My five-year-old is being disruptive towards the end of the school day. What can I do to help him?
Your son might be acting out because he's getting tired. Motivate him with positive reinforcement for his good behavior.- Samantha P. Miller, PhD
Language & Communication: The SLP Perspective
In this workshop, Rachel Cortese, MS, CCC-SLP, MSEd, a speech-language pathologist at the Child Mind Institute, will share what we know about the connection between speech, language, and selective mutism.
Language and Healthy Development
Dr. Lydia Soifer, founder and director of the Soifer Center for Learning and Development, discusses how exposure to rich and diverse language is crucial. For her, language is a "marvelous, powerful tool."
Mood Disorders and Teenage Girls
Why are they more vulnerable than boys to depression and anxiety, and what signs and symptoms should you look for?- Ron J. Steingard, MD
Are there any colleges with good services for kids with ADHD?
Yes. Programs include everything from a gap year to bolster skills and earn credits to a supportive traditional college experience- Ruth Lee, MEd, ET/P
The Building Blocks of Language: Addressing Problems Early
Rachel Cortese, MS, CCC-SLP, focuses on the early aspects of language development including the signs that development is delayed and proactive strategies to help your child.
Talking to Kids About Medication
Kaitlin Bell Barnett talks about why it's so important for parents to discuss with their children why they're taking medication. Equally important: listening to kids explain how medication affects them.
Animals Help Children Overcome Challenges
From dogs to horses, therapists are using them in new ways to calm, motivate and teach kids with developmental and psychiatric issues.- Beth Arky
My daughter, who has ADHD, gets sad and depressed when she takes stimulant medications. Does it make sense to add an antidepressant?
If mood problems are caused by ADHD meds, not a separate mood disorder, anti-depressants are not the best response.- Steven G. Dickstein, MD
Medication Update: Current Approaches to Medicating ADHD
Natalie Weder, MD, a pediatric psychopharmacologist, discusses the key elements of medication management for ADHD and the latest developments in the field.