Community Psychiatric Center’s Social Skills Groups and Parent Support Groups

A group of kids having a successful Social Skills Group session.

Our goal at CPC is to provide a wide array of treatment options to help children reach their fullest potential. To that end, we offer social skills groups that help children learn better ways to make and keep friends. Children with autism can present as delightful and endearing, but sometimes don’t know what to do in order to maintain a […]

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Improving Your Child’s Reading Comprehension

A father helps his son with reading comprehension.

Does Dyslexia Impact Reading Comprehension? We talk a lot about dyslexia, or the difficulty with decoding or sounding out words. It’s obvious that any child struggling to decode individual words is going to have trouble with reading comprehension. In that respect, it’s difficult to ascertain what a passage is attempting to convey if one cannot read a portion of the […]

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Treating ADHD Without Stimulants

Written by Dr. Robert Lowenstein MD I often get questions by parents who prefer not to have their children prescribed a stimulant medication for ADHD. They ask whether there are alternatives to help reduce their child’s symptoms of inattention, over activity, impulsiveness, lack of focus, and irritability. The gold standard for the treatment of ADHD symptoms has been a combination […]

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