adhd medication

According to the Center for Disease Control, more than 11 percent of children ages 4 to 17 have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  What was the basis for their diagnosis?  We have found that many parents take their kids to the doctor after they have experienced issues at school.  The easiest and most prescribed treatment for ADHD by doctors is to medicate the child. But, is this your only option?  Read more...

Is Your Child Dyslexic? TAKE THESE TESTS!

George Hersh 

 June 30, 2016

Did you know that dyslexia is one of the most common learning difficulties affecting children and adults? It is now estimated that about 17 percent of the population isdyslexic. People who have dyslexia usually struggle with reading, writing, and spelling. They tend to excel at other areas in school and work and show signs of very high intelligence. Throughout this article, we will give you some quick tests to check if your child may be dyslexic. We will also explain dyslexia in more detail and show you some benefits (yes, there are some benefits) to having dyslexia.  Read more...

Keep Your Cool This Summer: Parents Need Breaks Too

George Hersh 

 June 21, 2016

Summer break may be fun for kids who started counting down the days in April to when they could chant, “No More School” and “No More Books.” However, this time of year can create additional stress for parents, especially if your child is hyperactive, impulsive or has frequent sensory meltdowns. As a parent you need to stay rested and refreshed.  Your health and mental wellness depend on it! How can you keep your cool?  Read more...

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