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Parenting Survival for All Ages

Anxiety and OCD can make kids afraid to do many things. Afraid to sleep. Afraid of the dark. Afraid to make friends. But when anxiety or OCD makes …

Understanding Your Child’s OCD

Misperceptions About OCD in Children<p>Don't Misunderstand Child OCD. Learn the Facts.<p>Get started now!<p>"Being a Child Therapist, there are times when it …

Help for Kids With Auditory Processing Disorder

Children with auditory processing problems are weak in some basic skills for decoding and remembering what they hear. They often miss, or …

Teaching

School Success Kit For Kids With Auditory Processing Issues

• <b>Ear protection:</b> Classrooms, even quiet ones, are full of background noise making it extra hard for kids with auditory processing issues to hear and …

Kids

Sounds Like Auditory Processing Disorder

“Garbled.” That is how Diane described communicating with her fiancé George. Once she met him at her front door with a warm smile, noticed mud on his …

Slow Processing Speed and Anxiety: What You Need to Know

Most kids with learning and attention issues face situations that make them feel anxious. Often, these situations involve their weakness. For a child …

Depression

Through Your Child’s Eyes

We currently have simulations and videos for five common learning and attention issues. If you’re looking for an issue you don’t see here, check back …

Quizzes

This app doesn't just do your homework for you, it shows you how

A little confession from me. I was homeschooled (that's not the confession part), and in 8th grade my algebra textbook had the answers to half the problems in the back. And when I was stumped, I would cheat.<p>Sorry, mom!<p>Of course, cheating at math is a terrible way to learn, because the whole point …

Help for Tactile Sensitivity in Children with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger’s

<i>“My 9 year old daughter was diagnosed with high functioning autism last year. She has major trouble wearing anything but shorts and very soft</i> …

Autism

Fight, Flight or Pretend: The 3 Anger Styles in High-Functioning Autistic Kids

<i>“My 8 y.o. son Cory has a diagnosis of autism (high functioning) and has uncontrollable outbursts and aggression when things don’t go his way. He</i> …

List of Symptoms for High-Functioning Autism

<b>"Is there a list of symptoms or traits associated with high functioning autism in children? We currently have suspicions that our 6 y.o. son may be</b> …

Tips for Teaching High-Functioning People with Autism

People with autism have <b>trouble with organizational skills,</b> regardless of their intelligence and/or age. Even a "straight A" student with autism who …

Anger-Control Techniques for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

All children experience anger. But, young people with Asperger’s and High-Functioning Autism, in particular, have difficulty channeling their strong …

Autism

Helping Children With Anxiety: What to Say to Children When They Are Anxious

Anxiety has a way of making everyone feel helpless – the ones in the midst of an anxiety attack as well as the ones beside them who would do anything …

Understanding the Behavioral Problems Associated with High-Functioning Autism

<i>“Our 11 y.o. grandson is a high functioning autistic child and is totally disruptive and seems to want to control everything and everyone. I don't</i> …

Autism

Kids With ADHD Learn Best When They Are Free To Fidget

Hyperactivity in kids with ADHD may not be what hurts their ability to learn, but rather what helps them cope. A new study from the University of …

Have We Taken The Wrong Approach To Treating Kids With ADHD?

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often told to be quiet and sit still in the classroom. But new research suggests that letting them move around may actually be a more effective way to help them learn.<p>The study, recently published in the Journal of Abnormal Child …

North Jersey

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Using Gaming To Flip The Script On Autism

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Sam Blanco is an applied behavior analyst, working with students ages 3-14 in NYC. For the past ten years she has worked with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental delays.</i><p>Last year, the two big stories in the news related to autism were about how children …

Autism Awareness Month – Autism is More than Autism Speaks and Temple Grandin

Autism Awareness month is coming and yet the media only seems to know about one autism organization and one successful autistic adult.<p>They don’t seem …

Technology as a social lifeline for kids with Asperger's

Technology is often maligned for having a negative influence on young people, particularly on their ability to develop healthy social relations and a …

Difficulty with Transitions: How Teachers Can Assist Students on the Autism Spectrum

All students must change from one activity or setting to another throughout the school day. Transitions naturally occur frequently and require …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …