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Understanding Hyperfocus in ADHD

Hyperfocus refers to an intense fixation on an interest or activity for an extended period of time. 

When Is a Child Ready for Mainstreaming?

Parents face tough issues when deciding whether it's time to change schools

 Is it Asperger’s or ADHD?

ADHD and autism can look similar in children. They can also occur together.


Dysphagia is the medical term for swallowing difficulties

Is Screen Time Altering the Brains of Children?

Early results from a large study suggest that screen time may impact children’s brains and learning.

Do Sensory Processing Issues Get Better Over Time?

They may not disappear, but they usually become milder as kids mature, and learn to manage them.

Developmental Language Disorder

Developmental Language Disorder or DLD (previously known as Specific Language Impairment or SLI) is a persistent type speech...

Top 7 Misconceptions About Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI)

Recent research has proven some theories wrong that doctors once thought were true about CVI...

Should Parents of Children with Severe Disabilities Be allowed to Stop Growth?

A story in The New York Times explores the lives of parents raising children with severe disabilities, and whether it’s ethical...

Oops! When “Autism” isn’t an Autistic Disorder: Hyperlexia and Einstein Syndrome

Children who read early (hyperlexia) or speak late (Einstein Syndrome) have something in common...

6 Steps to Take If ADHD Medication Isn’t Working for Your Child

Are the meds working, here are 6 things to consider.

Living with a Severe Food Allergy: A psychological perspective

What is the impact on social and family life, when a child is diagnosed with severe food allergy?

Interoception: The Eighth Sensory System

A lesser-known sense that helps you understand and feel what's going on inside your body.

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