Coping With ADHDADHD and Mentally DisabledRead some suggestions on how to help a child who is mentally disabled and ADHD.
Concerns About HomeschoolingShould I Homeschool My Child with ADHD and ODD?The deciding factor in homeschooling success is not a college degree or specialized training. It is the firm belief that your child can and will succeed.
Facts About LdsLD and DepressionLearn what to do when you suspect depression in your child with LD.
DepressionFormer Teacher Worried About Depressed StudentThe best thing this teacher can do is encourage the former student and his parents to seek professional counseling.
Teenage BehaviorsSon Blames Parents for His ProblemsA skilled professional therapist/psychologist would never allow or encourage a child to blame his parents for his misfortunes and pain.
Behavioral ProblemsEleven-Year-Old Is Out of ControlOur expert recommends comprehensive treatment, including intensive therapy for a troubled 11-year-old.
Signs and Symptoms of ADHDFive-Year-Old Is ADHD and OppositionalFind out what steps to take when your child is exhibiting oppositional-defiant behaviors.
Gifted EducationBright Child Has Tourette's and Poor GradesWhen there is a neurological disorder, falling grades may be due to a physical problem.
Coping With GiftednessGifted, Anxious, and DepressedA mother seeks advice on how to help her gifted child deal with depression and anxiety.
Childhood IllnessesStill's DiseaseFind out about Still's Disease, a form of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA), which is a connective tissue disease.
Tourette's SyndromeDo Tics Indicate Tourette's Syndrome?If you fear that certain tics in your child may indicate Tourette's Syndrome, schedule an examination by his doctor.
EczemaEczema Flare-ups and FoodCertain foods have been known to aggravate children's eczema, such as eggs, milk, wheat products, and soy.
Ear InfectionsEar Infection Without a Fever?There are two types of ear infections -- otitis media (a middle ear infection) and otitis externa ("swimmer's ear," or an infection of the external ear canal). There is normally no fever with otitis externa.
Children's MedicationsPersistent Cough in InfantMost over-the-counter cold medicines do not work very well in babies, and they can have noticeable side effects.
SleepDaughter Fearful of OvernightsA sudden change in willingness to leave home should be a red flag that the child experienced something frightening during an overnight.
General NutritionOverweight DaughtersWhen children are overweight, it's more important to focus on good health and good nutrition than on losing weight.
Teen DepressionAsking for Help with DepressionSevere depression requires the help of loved ones and professional assistance.
Bipolar DisorderIs My Daughter Bipolar?A complete psychological evaluation can rule out serious emotional problems, but it's also helpful to learn all you can about good parenting.
Coping With GiftednessIs Giftedness Linked to GAD?There is not much research at this point that examines the possible connection between generalized anxiety disorder and giftedness.
Teen DepressionDaughter Wants to See TherapistA daughter's call for help concerns her mother.