Reframing THAT Child

Reframing THAT Child

Here’s a statement that I’ve heard many times before: “I wonder how I’ll feel now that my child is in the same class as THAT child.” Another school year has begun, and as parents and students start to get to know classmates and find out more about them,...
The Self-Reg View of ADHD

The Self-Reg View of ADHD

The first question that we need to ask is perhaps the most important: are we, in fact, witnessing an ADHD epidemic? T he data certainly seems to indicate that this is the case. The percentage of 4-17 year-olds in the U.S. diagnosed with ADHD has risen from 7.8% in...
The Self-Reg View of Depression

The Self-Reg View of Depression

I had such a thought-provoking experience the other day. Friends had asked me to talk to their young teen about some trouble he’d gotten into at school over, of all things, his refusal to finish a science project. His teacher had given him an extension and, when he...
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