Dr. Carosso on Good Morning America

Watch Dr. Carosso on ABC’s Good Morning America tomorrow (Wed, August 24th) for an interview on parents sleeping with their children. Should be a good one. Dr. John Carosso Dr. Carosso has more than 30 years of experience as a licensed Child Clinical Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist working in private, inpatient, outpatient, residential, school, and home settings. He is Clinical Director […]

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Autism: Back to School Made Easy

Written by Dr. Carosso Sorry to mention it, but… Don’t hate the messenger but, yes, it’s about that time to start thinking about ‘back to school’. I shudder even writing those words given the implication of summer coming to an end. Summer vs School Routine Need I mention the difference between summer and school-year routines?  If you start about 3-weeks […]

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Asperger’s and Social Outings: Don’t Leave It To Chance

Written by Dr. Carosso The  Challenge In my work with parents, it’s all too common to hear the concern that their child, with high functioning Autism/Asperger’s, initially tends to ‘fit-in’ but, invariably, peers begin to notice peculiar tendencies, and social immaturity, and then shy away from their child. Of course, this causes distress, sadness, and frustration for everyone involved. The […]

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Relationship: The Foundation of Discipline

Written by Dr. Carosso The discipline trap How beneficial is time-out, taking away the TV, or ‘grounding’ a child from going outside? Of course, as most parents have come to find, all of these discipline strategies can be effective. However, what happens if you rely too heavily on these strategies? Well, first, your household can become like a gulag; not […]

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How to listen so your kids will too: The art of reflective listening

Written by Dr. Carosso You get into an argument with your spouse. You know your point is valid but you’re having trouble getting your mate to acknowledge your view;  instead, he just wants to “move on” and “forget about it.” So, he tries to change the subject and you’re left feeling unheard and misunderstood. You’re simply not ready to “move on” […]

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Relationship: The Foundation of Discipline

Written by: Dr. John Carosso How beneficial is time-out, taking away the TV, or ‘grounding’ a child from going outside? Of course, all of these can be effective, as most parents have come towjW find, but if you rely too heavily on these strategies, what happens? Well, first, your household can become like a gulag; not too pleasant. Second, you […]

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