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ADHD & Mindfulness: An Interview with Lidia Zylowska MD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00June 19th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lidia Zylowska, M.D. is the author of The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD. She is a UCSC-affiliated psychiatrist who specializes in mindfulness-based approaches to mental health and adult ADHD. She practices in northern California. Dr. Zylowska is a cofounder of UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, where she conducted the first study of mindfulness-training for adults and [...]

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ADHD & Parenting: An Interview with Mark Bertin MD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00June 11th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Mark Bertin, a board certified developmental behavioral pediatrician, studied at the UCLA School of Medicine and completed his training in general pediatrics at Oakland Children’s Hospital in California. Dr. Bertin is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College. Dr. Bertin is a frequent lecturer for parents, teachers and professionals on topics related [...]

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Kids with Migraines: Their Mental Health is Fine

By |2016-10-05T06:45:49-04:00February 18th, 2011|Categories: Depression/Anxiety, Parenting, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In a study by Bruijn, et al. (2010), it was found that compared to healthy children, children with migraines: * do not exhibit more withdrawn behavior * do not have more thought problems * do not have more social problems * do not exhibit more delinquent or aggressive behavior * are not more frequently diagnosed with [...]

Video games are good for girls, if parents play along

By |2018-10-01T14:34:20-04:00February 2nd, 2011|Categories: Children, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here's a synopsis of the study, followed by my questions about it: ScienceDaily (2011-02-02) -- Researchers have conducted a study on video games and children between 11 and 16 years old. They found that girls who played video games with a parent enjoyed a number of advantages. Those girls behaved better, felt more connected to their [...]

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The High Cost of Autism: One Parent’s Tale

By |2016-10-05T06:45:50-04:00January 14th, 2011|Categories: Autism|Tags: , , , |

From DailyFinance, an AOL Money & Finance Site: The High Cost of Autism: One Parent's Tale By JONATHAN BERR Posted 3:30 PM 01/12/11 Having an autistic child can be as big a challenge financially as it can be psychologically. Parents often spend thousands of dollars in the hopes, fleeting as they may be, of finding a [...]

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Mom’s voice plays special role in activating newborn’s brain

By |2016-10-05T06:46:11-04:00December 19th, 2010|Categories: Brain, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2010-12-17) -- A mother's voice will preferentially activate the parts of the brain responsible for language learning, say researchers. The research team made the discovery after performing electrical recordings on the infants within the 24 hours following their birth. The brain signals also revealed that while the infants did react to other women's voices, these [...]

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Tips for Easing Your Child’s Halloween Fears

By |2016-11-20T07:53:47-05:00October 28th, 2010|Categories: Holidays|Tags: , , , |

With Halloween just days away, some children may be having more fears than usual. Seeing adults and family members in costumes and masks can be pretty frightening to a young child. How do you help your child enjoy Halloween without becoming overcome with fear? First, let your child know when Halloween is coming. Talk to them [...]

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“9 ADHD Parenting Tips” Article

By |2016-11-20T07:53:48-05:00January 20th, 2010|Categories: ADHD|Tags: , , , , |

9 Adhd Parenting Tips by TeraDepot-Lazouche Can be found at: http://www.teradepot.com/blog/9-adhd-parenting-tips/ Parenting ADHD children can be stressful, frustrating and overwhelming. ADHD children have a shorter attention span than other kids and they often anger easily when they dont get their way. Parenting through these difficulties will help raise a happy, healthy child. Here are 9 ADHD [...]

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