Types of Dyslexia & How to Identify Them

If your child struggles with reading, sounding out words, or understanding what they’ve read, they may have a learning disorder called dyslexia. Dyslexia can be developmental (genetic) or acquired (resulting from a traumatic brain injury or disease), and there are several types of Dyslexia including phonological dyslexia, rapid naming dyslexia, […]

Generational Trauma and Breaking the Cycle

The environment where your child grows up is as important as genetics for determining their future health and level of success in life. What people experience actually changes the structures of their brains. Since the brains of young children exhibit especially high plasticity, what they experience can impact them for […]

ADHD and Depression: Are The Two Linked?

People with ADHD have a higher likelihood of developing depression or other mood disorders. In fact, studies have shown that 30% of individuals with ADHD will experience depression or have a mood disorder in their lifetime. Both conditions can have symptoms of restlessness and boredom, and some ADHD medications can […]

Is ADHD On The Autism Spectrum?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have symptoms that can overlap. These are two distinct conditions that can affect the ability to focus and cause communication issues, impulsiveness, trouble with schoolwork, and relationship difficulties. Some people may have both conditions. Both ADHD and ASD occur in […]

ADHD Symptoms In Teens

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, better known as ADHD, is a behavioral disorder that is believed to have neurological origins. It can manifest in many different ways, but it typically means that a person diagnosed with ADHD has difficulty attending to tasks, staying organized, sitting still, or concentrating. Many children can […]

ADHD in Adult Men: Signs & Symptoms

Children are often quickly diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD. Usually, symptoms are straightforward to spot and are treated just as quickly. However, if ADHD goes undiagnosed, it can become a problem later in life. It may rear its head during high school, college, or even […]

How Many Students With IEPs Can Be in a Regular Classroom?

As school starts and students settle into their routines, teachers take the time to learn about each of their students. This includes monitoring behaviors, noting progress or lack of progress on assignments, and reading data from standardized assessments. For some teachers, it may be time to reassess students in order […]

Is It a Tantrum or Oppositional Defiant Disorder?

Anyone who has lived with a child has probably experienced the dreaded temper tantrum. It’s perfectly normal for children to argue, refuse to cooperate, and disobey authority every now and then. However, you should be concerned if your kid is often angry or hostile and starts to have problems with […]

What Questions Should I Ask a College Admissions Counselor?

As you begin applying to colleges, you want to look for qualities in colleges that fulfill your higher education pursuits. These qualities could cover areas such as academic environment, campus life, and career preparation. Think of your college search as a recipe: You want to add certain ingredients to give […]

You Should Start Couples Counseling Sooner Than You Think

It’s not uncommon for one or both partners in a relationship to feel unhappy in some way, at some point, for some reason. After all, relationships are complicated and even the best ones go through ups and downs. Communicating your feelings can sometimes be uncomfortable and intimidating, whether it’s something […]