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If your child is having issues paying attention at school or you have noticed that they get easily distracted, there is a possibility that they might be suffering from ADD or ADHD but how do you know which one they are suffering from? Are they......

Current US Statistics place 11% of all American children as having ADHD. Sixty percent of those are medicated. In France .5% of all children have ADHD. So why is ADHD so much worse in the USA?? At least part of that can be explained by......

Learning disabilities refers to processing problems that are neurological. Such problems are known to interfere with rudimentary learning skills for instance reading, math, or writing. In addition learning disabilities can also disrupt higher level skills such as abstract reasoning, time planning, organization, short and long......

Learning to Self-Soothe Increases Independence Many times I evaluate a child referred for ADHD or perhaps anxiety and my review of their early history reveals that they have been co-sleeping since babyhood. Many time co-sleeping starts innocently because both mother and baby fall asleep while......

AUTISM IS IN As of April 2018, the official incidence rate for autism in the United States is 1 in 59.  This represents another increase in statistics, which have gone from 1 in 88, to 1 in 68, to now 1 in 59 only in......

Dr. Gary’s Top Ten nondrug ADHD Recommendations   Because of the youngster’s school misbehavior, use an in-school ticket system. Such a ticket system would allow the teacher to rate the youngster’s behavior four times a day. Only two behaviors a day should be rated. For......

Autism Testing   Parents of young children typically become alarmed with the developmental delays and unique behavior in their toddlers. Examples include delayed speech, not responding to their name, obsessions with specific toys or repetitive movement such as hand-flapping. Sometimes they review these symptoms with......

Extended-Time Testing For The ACTs, SATs & College   Many students with ADHD, learning disabilities including dyslexia, other psychological disorders or medical disorders benefit from having extended time for high-stakes tests like the ACTs and SATs. Because of the demands of the Educational Testing Service......