What is the usual scenario? You know the drill, you want to remove electronics as a punishment but, when you make the attempt, an emotional […]
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The options from our local school districts It seems that most parents are being provided the option of your child returning part-time in-the-classroom or full-time […]
Those statistics… As Mark Twain popularized, “there are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies, and statistics.” I suppose there is some truth to that […]
Are more boys than girls diagnosed with autism? Yes, about 4x as many males than females are diagnosed on the spectrum. Let’s look at the […]
Huge impact on our lives The Coronavirus has had a major impact in lots of ways, not the least of which is trying to explain […]
So, what’s the difference between the coronavirus, a hurricane, tornado, and climate change? Potentially, not much. If you live in Oklahoma and its tornado season, […]
Written by Dr. John Carosso How to clear the ‘internal dialogue’, better known as ‘chatter’, in our heads I wrote earlier that the chatter in […]
Do you talk to yourself? A young man named Ryan Langdon, from his post at InsideMyMind https://insidemymind.me/2020/02/05/how-my-internal-monologue-affects-my-attention-deficit-disorder/ wrote of his internal dialogue, as a person […]
We know ADHD rates are increasing We find the rate of ADHD increasing by upwards of 10% over the past ten years, and the boy/girl […]
Diagnostic Criteria So, here is the DSM-V diagnostic criteria for ADHD. We are pretty familiar with these symptoms and recognize the impact they can have […]
The Importance of the Executive Functions ADHD is described as a disorder of the prefrontal lobe of our cerebral cortex, which is the area of […]
Written by Dr. John Carosso How do you discipline your child? Most parents rely on raising their voice, pestering, threatening, loss of privilege, and time-out, […]