When a child experiences an unplanned separation from their primary caregiver, the traumatic effects can extend far beyond childhood and even into adulthood.(3) A strong, positive connection with a parent [...]
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Empathy is an essential part of healthy social relationships. Children who demonstrate empathy will find it easier to form strong friendships, relate to others, and effectively communicate to both other [...]
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a common disorder that affects both children and adults. Individuals with ADHD exhibit a variety of symptoms, including impulsivity, restlessness, difficulty concentrating, problems in school, and [...]
Over the past several years, podcasts have become an increasingly popular way to hear different perspectives and receive information on a variety of topics. There are many podcasts available for [...]
Preparing to receive evaluative news about children can be stressful for parents. This news may come in the form of results from a medical test, neuropsychological evaluation, educational testing, or [...]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is characterized by hyperactive, inattentive, and impulsive traits that negatively impact the daily life of a child or adult. (2) ADHD is usually diagnosed [...]
Almost everyone has had moments of nervousness around other people. From first dates to the first time in the school play, life is filled with experiences that make us anxious. [...]
Recent studies are shedding more light on what was previously an under researched condition: Gender dysphoria among individuals with ASD. Children and adults who experience gender dysphoria -- a feeling [...]
While using a Smartphone app certainly isn’t a substitute for professional care, apps can still be valuable supplements for individuals experiencing everything from sleep problems to anxiety and TBIs. You [...]