The ABCs of Addressing Problem Behavior: A Primer for Parents

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I was teaching an undergraduate class on the psychology of behavior a couple of years ago when one of my older students raised his hand and asked, “Where were you when I was a new parent 20 years ago?” He meant it in jest, and everyone in the class nodded and chuckled...

Setting Up a Visual Schedule

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There are specific periods in which many of my clients need similar programming to help support their behavioral progress. This month, it seems many of the families I work with have needed or wanted to implement some type of visual schedule. Visual schedules can be a helpful tool...

Special Education Eligibility vs. Diagnosis

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I receive many requests from parents asking me to evaluate their child for dyslexia or other types of learning disabilities. This is an appropriate request from a psychologist, and many psychologists (including me) provide evaluations for a range of issues, including learning dis...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Even if you’ve never heard of other types of therapeutic approaches, chances are you’ve heard of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Therapists and psychologists are typically trained in many different types of approaches to therapy, but most commonly, they are traine...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Tips and Help for Your Child

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If your child has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and you are confused about what it is, you are not alone. In fact, there are still many things we don’t know about ADHD, including its root cause, exactly which areas in the brain are invo...