“This fact sheet addresses common questions about diagnosis and treatment options for children with mental illnesses. Disorders affecting children may include anxiety disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, and schizophrenia.”
Audio presentation by: Dr. Richard Gallagher.
Most Students WANT Rules & Consistency.
It has been discovered that the executive functioning (EF)—also known as critical cognitive skills—deficits of students with ADHD causes them to take three years longer to mature than those without the disorder. What are examples of EF deficits? How does this impact an ADHD student? And how does one overcome their executive functioning deficit?
Are you a martyr to save your kids from pain? Do you bail them out repeatedly? Is their behavior your fault? Problem solving is a better solution than the above. James Lehman explains the ineffective roles parents may fall into.
Many children who have ADHD are not diagnosed, and many parents think their child is just going through a phase and thus do not seek help for their child. What actions can schools and parents do to help their ADHD children?
Audio presentation by Mary Fowler on How to stop going in circles and actually get somewhere with your child’s educators.
Report finding that training in parenting strategies is a low-risk and effective method for improving behavior in ADHD diagnosed preschool children, rather than the less proven effective use of medications for children younger than 6 years old.
Parents often feel the need to snoop into their teen’s private life; but, when is it appropriate and when is it not? Giving a child privacy as to what they hide in his or her room is a privilege for being trustworthy. However, if your child is partaking in an incriminating habit/behavior, it may be necessary to “spy” on him or her. There are effective ways to “spy” on your child, and there are proper ways to confront your child about what you, the parent, discovers.
General information video.