Is Your Child Depressed?

According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry about 5% of children and teens suffer from depression serious enough to interfere with normal functioning. And, not surprisingly, children with learning disabilities have higher rates of depression than their… Read the rest

Helping A Child with Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental, emotional, and behavioral problems among young people. Approximately 13% of children ages 9 to 17 experience some kind of anxiety disorder. Not surprisingly, research shows that those who have learning disabilities and face… Read the rest

Is ADHD Your Child’s Only Problem?

ADHD is a lifelong, genetic neurobiological disorder that impacts up to 11% of American children. The core of the disorder is not hyperactivity, as people generally believe, but inattention, poor executive functioning, and an inability to stay on task. Although… Read the rest

Untreated ADHD: Lifelong Risks

Children with ADHD who fare the best are those who have effective parents, are correctly diagnosed, and receive a combination of psychological, behavioral, educational, and pharmacological interventions. Yet even when treated, ADHD has a significant impact on an individual from… Read the rest