When you say that your daughter’s IQ was in the low-average range, the first question to ask is, are there discrepancies among various index scores? Sometimes it is better to get a General Ability Index score because children with ADHD… Read the rest
The ABCs of Learning Issues, a new bookby Dana Stahl, M.Ed., aims to help parents gain a deeper understanding of their children’s learning issues, while providing practical advice for families as they embark on the journey to help their child… Read the rest
Now is the time to have a full evaluation. I would suggest a neuropsychological evaluation with a Ph.D level psychologist and not a neurologist.
The best approach is to have the psychologist do a comprehensive evaluation. The psychologist will take… Read the rest
With so many technology options available, it’s best to first zero in on your child’s particular situation. The widely-used SETT model developed by Joy Zabala will help address that issue.
SETT stands for Student (strengths/needs), Environment (school or home), Tasks… Read the rest
When prescription stimulants are taken orally and in the approved dose and manner, they are not addictive. In fact, those who do not take medication for their ADHD have a significantly higher risk of substance abuse than those who do.… Read the rest