Play is an important part of every child’s day. Recess should never be held for behavior modification. Chris Dendy shares important facts in this post.
Every once in a while a parent will tell the nurse that they want the child out of the room to discuss an issue with the doctor privately. This is usually something they perceive as a negative thing for the child to hear. Some of the most common concerns are about the child’s weight or […]
I have talked about why kids should be evaluated if they have learning or behavioral issues and who is involved in this evaluation in the past few posts. Today I want to talk about what to expect during an evaluation. Not all kids need every test available. It depends on what their specific concerns are […]
I tried to convey why it’s so important to get a proper diagnosis of learning and behavioral problems in my last blog, Labels – Why should my child be diagnosed? Today I’d like to explain what is done during the evaluation and who’s involved in testing and treatment. Primary care physicians are a great place […]
This is the first in a series of posts about learning and behavior I will do over the next several weeks. Parents are often afraid of labels when it comes to getting an appropriate assessment of learning or behavior issues. I see a lot of children with various behavioral and learning issues. Teachers and parents […]