Month: October 2016

5 Ways to Treat ADD/ADHD (Without Meds!)

As a pediatric speech language pathologist, I hear the words ADD/ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) approximately 300 times per day.  In recent years, an ADD/ADHD diagnosis has become quite fashionable, but according to many prominent psychiatrists and researchers, ADD/ADHD is being over-diagnosed, and as a result, many children are over-medicated.

 

What is Attention Deficit Disorder?

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A Parent’s Guide to Early Intervention

You’ve heard the words early intervention before, but it seems confusing. Your pediatrician tells you that they are …

5 Ways to Treat ADD/ADHD (Without Meds!)

As a pediatric speech language pathologist, I hear the words ADD/ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity …

Let’s Play: A Guide to Language in the First Year

During the first year of life, your new baby will take the journey that brings him from a crying ball of mush to his first …