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Spotting ADHD in Girls

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What to Do When You’re Cranky and Blue In the United States from 2011 to 2013, 9.5 percent of children ages 4–17 were diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). More specifically, for … Continue reading

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Friday Link Roundup

This week, we continue to watch the world’s responses to the ongoing refugee crisis. PBS’s NewsHour has the story of a school in Texas where “Telling stories helps refugee children learn a new language.” Engaging with the stories of people whose … Continue reading

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Supporting Students with ADHD

By Tom McIntyre, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Kids with Behavior Challenges Research shows that certain classroom characteristics promote success for students with ADHD. Predictability, structure, short working periods, a small teacher-to-pupil ratio, individualized instruction, an interesting curriculum, … Continue reading

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Caring for the Caregiver

By Dr. Elizabeth Reeve (with Elizabeth Verdick) Your 13-year-old daughter just spent 45 minutes in the bathroom doing her hair while texting her friends in anticipation of her first big middle school dance. She’s focused on how she looks and … Continue reading

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Holiday Chaos! Preparing Children with Autism for the Disruptions of the Holidays

By Elizabeth Verdick and Elizabeth Reeve, M.D., authors of The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) Here come the holidays! If you’ve got a child who’s on the autism spectrum, life is about to get … Continue reading

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