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Clarify Health Institute recently released a report called “The Kids Are Not Alright,” which was a review of psychiatric utilization from 2016 to 2021.  The results are of a deep concern and reflect what many psychologists and therapists are seeing right in their offices.  Throughout...

Having now practiced for 25+ years, I have amassed a good collection of statements suggesting disbelief if not denial about ADHD.  Many a parent indicates it is really just laziness, or an excuse to underperform.  Others think it means an automatic prescription of Ritalin.  Here...

This is a poorly understood condition with wide range of content and variation over time. It is often misdiagnosed as Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Bipolar, budding Antisocial Personality Disorder or parental sexual abuse. It is a problem in natural inhibition of repetitive thoughts and...

Here at the Littleton ADHD, Autism & Dyslexia Center, we are proud to join the effort to dispel some of the myths that exist pertaining to ADHD by sharing reliable scientific information with our community in Denver for ADHD Awareness Month. We are dedicated to...

There's a lot going on in October! Of course, we have Halloween at the end of the month, but before that there's Yom Kippur (begins at sundown on Oct. 8) and Columbus Day, alternatively known as Indigenous Peoples' Day (commemorated on Monday, Oct. 14). Across...

Students all across the greater Denver metropolitan area headed back to school in August. For some the start of a new school year is happy occasion, a chance to reconnect with their friends and explore new areas of interest. The typical public-school setting may not...

No two people are alike. We all have our very own unique gifts and our own unique challenges. If they aren't given the help and support that they need, children whose challenges include conditions like autism, dyslexia, dyscalculia and ADHD in Denver may not have...

Many times, a psychological or psychoeducational evaluation results in recommendations for accommodations in the school setting. Following the completion of the evaluation with Dr. Eisenberg, parents bring the report to school and request a meeting to create either a Section 504 plan or an IEP...

Dyslexia is undoubtedly the learning disability that is most familiar to people, but it isn't the only type of learning disability. Another condition that can cause children to struggle in school is dyscalculia, which interferes with a student's ability to understand numbers and learn math. According...

You might be surprised by the number of successful actors, directors, musicians, journalists and star athletes who had a hard time growing up because of various types of learning disabilities. For some, testing for ADHD, autism or dyslexia identified the problem early on. Others didn't...