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Archives: April 2011
posted: Tuesday April 26th - 1:00pm
Online Tests for ADHD: Are They Helpful?
"How helpful are online tests in diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD)? I took an online test and it indicated I might have ADD/ADHD. What should I do?"
posted: Thursday April 21st - 9:00am
Do Children Grow Out of Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)?
"I was diagnosed with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) as a child," one reader tells us. "Is there an adult form? What happens to ODD children when they grow up?"
posted: Tuesday April 19th - 11:30am
Fitness Ideas for Those Who Are New to Exercising, Have Limited Mobility, or Have Physical Disabilities
How physically challenged adults and children can still receive the mental-health benefits of exercise.
posted: Thursday April 14th - 12:30pm
"I Don't Like My Child, Help!"
"I've had it with my 12-year-old daughter who has ADD/ADHD, sensory disorder, and learning disabilities (LD). She's defiant, rude, immature, and uncooperative. I can't wait to go to work each morning so I don't have to be around her. I know she feels my ambivalence. These negative emotions aren't good for her or my husband and son. What should I do?"
posted: Tuesday April 12th - 12:30pm
When the School Resists Accommodation Requests
"My son’s doctor wrote his high school, requesting that his teachers give him class notes to help him study for tests," one reader tells us. "The school refuses to do it, and he is failing several courses. What can I do?"
posted: Thursday April 7th - 1:00pm
Gifted and Learning Disabled? Know the Law on Accommodations
"My son is gifted and has learning disabilities," one reader tells us. "He has an IEP to help him with his disability, but no services to address his gifts and talents. Isn’t he entitled to these?"
posted: Tuesday April 5th - 2:30pm« The Experts's blog
Have Trouble Maintaining Friendships?
Having difficulty making commitments to see your friends? Are you able to make commitments, but then often cancel at the last minute? How to address these and other relationship issues.
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