Ryan Wexelblatt, LSW

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Smartphones aren't a smart choice in middle school

<b>(CNN) —</b> Not too long ago, one of my daughter's middle-school teachers told me that my daughter was spending a lot of time on her phone during class. As a mother, this was concerning. But I was not surprised. I am a physician and filmmaker who dedicated my time to make the documentary "Screenagers: …

Middle School

Strategies to Help Kids With ADHD Get Into Trouble Less in School-Part 1

When executive functioning weaknesses are pathologized as behavior issues

When executive functioning weaknesses are pathologized as behavior issues

When executive functioning weaknesses are pathologized as behavior issues

October Newsletter & Article: How parents inhibit their children's executive function skill development

October Newsletter & Article: How parents inhibit their children's executive function skill development

October Newsletter & Article: How parents inhibit their children's executive function skill development

Center for ADHD | Fall 2017 Programs & Services

Center for ADHD | Fall 2017 Programs & Services

Center for ADHD | Fall 2017 Programs & Services

Center for ADHD | Fall 2017 Programs & Services

Week 5 Camper Newsletter

<b>Tuesday, July 25</b><p><b>(Day Trip to Herrs Snack Factory/Nottingham State Park)</b><p>What you should look like: Regular clothes, socks, sneakers, sunscreen on, …

Socialthinking - Articles

<b>Has your professional attended Social Thinking course days sponsored by Think Social Publishing? (Think Social Publishing, Inc. is the company’s</b> …

Moving Beyond Social Skills Groups

Picture yourself a 12-year-old boy in 7th grade diagnosed with ADHD (or any social learning challenge). Each day you go into a school and see other …

Learning

Against the Sticker Chart

Priming kids to expect rewards for good behavior can harm their social skills in the long term.<p>After working with thousands of families over my years as a family psychologist, I’ve found that one of the most common predicaments parents face is how to get kids to do what they’re asked. And one of …

Children with Autism May Be Over-diagnosed with ADHD | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

A well-established screening tool used to assess children for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be less accurate when a child has …

Autism

Grit is the buzzword among parents today. But are we focusing on the wrong thing?

Jennifer and Doug were in my office to talk about their 10-year-old son, Jason. Jason had tried (and rejected) more than half a dozen activities that his parents had tried to interest him in. Dad had been an avid baseball player, but Jason tried it and quit. Soccer? No. Gymnastics? No. Piano? No …