Connect with Your Children this Summer

PARENTING FOR SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS (PARENTING)                                                               MHS Newsletter/Blog Post By Dr. Carolyn Greene, VA Mental Health Services With school out and warm weather, summertime … Read more

Financial Dependence of Young Adults with Childhood ADHD

Financial Dependence of Young Adults with Childhood ADHD by David Rabiner, Ph.D. Studies that have followed children with ADHD into young adulthood indicate that many struggle with interpersonal and attention difficulties in the workplace, are more more likely to get fired and/or change jobs frequently. This suggests that financial difficulties, and perhaps continued financial dependence on parents would be more common in … Read more

Pediatric care for children with ADHD

Pediatric care for children with ADHD – Discouraging new findings By David Rabiner, PhD   Most children with ADHD receive their care from community-based pediatricians. Given the large number of school-age children who require evaluation and treatment services for ADHD, and the adverse impact that poor quality care can have on children’s development, it is … Read more

Tests and Measurements for the Parent, Teacher, Advocate, Attorney

by Peter W. D. Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright, M.A., M.S.W. “If something exists, it exists in some amount. If it exists in some amount, then it is capable of being measured.” – Rene Descartes, Principles of Philosophy, 1644   Introduction Most parents of special needs children know that they must understand the law and … Read more

How Children’s ADHD Symptoms Affect Parents’ Feelings & Behavior

ADHD in children puts stress on parents. In fact, parents of children with ADHD report greater parenting stress, less satisfaction in their parenting role, and more depressive symptoms than other parents. They also report more negative interactions with their child. This is certainly not true in all families where a child has ADHD but instead … Read more

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