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ADHD in Teenagers
As kids with ADHD hit high school, they may have outgrown some symptoms, but they also face new challenges and expectations- Mary Rooney, PhD
My daughter's school would like her to repeat second grade. When is it good to keep a child back, if ever?
What a child who is falling behind socially or academically needs most is help with whatever is interfering with learning.- Matthew Cruger, PhD
Why Parents Are Silent About Mental Illness
Stigma and hostility discourage openness, even when a child's behavior is frightening
Learning To Be Your Child's Advocate
Ruth Lee, MEd, ET/P discusses how parents can support their children in the school setting, whether they have minor or major educational needs.
Going Back to School After a Tragedy
Support and routine are essential for kids returning to school after they've been exposed to frightening news.
After Newtown: Why Amateur Diagnoses Are Dangerous
Speculating about real psychiatric disorders fuels the misinformation and stigma that prevents people from receiving the life-changing help they need.- Harold S. Koplewicz, MD
Real Science. Real Hope.
This video debuted at the Child Advocacy Award Dinner and shows how transformative the Child Mind Institute's approach to science can be—and how it is already changing lives.
Medications for SM: When, Why, and How
Steven Dickstein, MD, discusses when, why, and how medication is used in the treatment of Selective Mutism.
Eating Disorder Treatment Today
Dr. Douglas Bunnell of the Renfrew Center for eating disorder treatment discusses the latest thinking in intervention.
Service Dogs Love, Protect and Connect Autistic Kids
The benefits of bonding with animals go beyond calming. Families see big breakthroughs in behavior and socializing- Beth Arky