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March 29, 2017
Completing a Functional Behavioral Assessment - Dr. C's Morning Minute 173

Observations, interviews and other data collection about a child's behavior patterns all go into a comprehensive Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA). Related posts: Relish These Times With your Kiddo - Dr. C's Morning Minute 149 504 Plan Accommodations Get the Kiddos Moving - Dr. C's Morning Minute 138 Bolstering Your Child's Self Esteem Pt. 2 - […]

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March 27, 2017
What is a Functional Behavioral Assessment FBA Dr C's Morning Minute 172

A Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) helps to break down, in a systematic way, issues that contribute to a child's behaviors Related posts: The Power of 'Routine' - Dr. C's Morning Minute 144 Speech Language Difficulties and Dyslexia - Dr. C's Morning Minute 122 Should we reason with our kids? - Dr. C's Morning Minute 111 […]

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March 24, 2017
What is Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)? - Dr. C's Morning Minute 171

ODD is a diagnosable disorder, but it's very important to look for any underlying issues that are causing your child Related posts: The Power of 'Routine' - Dr. C's Morning Minute 144 Speech Language Difficulties and Dyslexia - Dr. C's Morning Minute 122 Should we reason with our kids? - Dr. C's Morning Minute 111 […]

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March 22, 2017
Does Time-Out Work With ADHD? - Dr. C's Morning Minute 170

Time-Out might not be the most effective discipline for children with ADHD, who are known to act impulsively and not Related posts: The Power of 'Routine' - Dr. C's Morning Minute 144 Speech Language Difficulties and Dyslexia - Dr. C's Morning Minute 122 Should we reason with our kids? - Dr. C's Morning Minute 111 […]

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March 20, 2017
Do Disorders Really Exist? - Dr. C's Morning Minute 169

Some people believe that disorders like Autism are just human differences that should be accepted and accommodated. Learn more on Related posts: The Power of 'Routine' - Dr. C's Morning Minute 144 Speech Language Difficulties and Dyslexia - Dr. C's Morning Minute 122 Should we reason with our kids? - Dr. C's Morning Minute 111 […]

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March 20, 2017
Don't We All Have Some Type Of Disorder? - Dr C's Morning Minute 167

Everyone has, at some point, anxieties or particular behaviors and habits. But that doesn't necessarily translate into a diagnosis of Related posts: The Power of 'Routine' - Dr. C's Morning Minute 144 Speech Language Difficulties and Dyslexia - Dr. C's Morning Minute 122 Should we reason with our kids? - Dr. C's Morning Minute 111 […]

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March 17, 2017
ADHD and Autism: Are They One and the Same? - Dr. C's Morning Minute 168

Overlapping symptoms between ADHD and autism disorders are common, but they have distinct differences when it comes to making a Related posts: The Power of 'Routine' - Dr. C's Morning Minute 144 Speech Language Difficulties and Dyslexia - Dr. C's Morning Minute 122 Should we reason with our kids? - Dr. C's Morning Minute 111 […]

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March 13, 2017
Treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Dr. C's Morning Minute 166

Teaching children with OCD "healthy self-talk" and other coping mechanisms can help them to see that there is no connection Related posts: The Power of 'Routine' - Dr. C's Morning Minute 144 Speech Language Difficulties and Dyslexia - Dr. C's Morning Minute 122 Should we reason with our kids? - Dr. C's Morning Minute 111 […]

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March 6, 2017
Differences Between Obsessive Behavior in Autism and OCD - Dr. C's Morning Minute 165

Children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder tend to dwell on ominous thoughts. Children with autism can also exhibit self-stimulatory behavior that Related posts: The Power of 'Routine' - Dr. C's Morning Minute 144 Speech Language Difficulties and Dyslexia - Dr. C's Morning Minute 122 Should we reason with our kids? - Dr. C's Morning Minute 111 […]

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March 3, 2017
Similarities Between Self-Stimulatory Behaviors and OCD: Dr C's Morning Minute 164

Children with OCD and autism spectrum disorder can exhibit similar patterns of intrusive thoughts and compulsive behaviors. Learn more on Related posts: The Power of 'Routine' - Dr. C's Morning Minute 144 Speech Language Difficulties and Dyslexia - Dr. C's Morning Minute 122 Should we reason with our kids? - Dr. C's Morning Minute 111 […]

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