Homework is one of those routines that is often met with trepidation and dread, and not just by children and teens, but also by their parents. Because homework is an inevitable part of school, it is important to attend to this important ritual with confidence and optimism.
There are a few ways to make homework time …[Read More]
Guest post by Frank Gaskill, Phd, a psychologist in Charlotte, N.C. Dr. Gaskill first published “ “What Do I Say When Someone Asks Me If I’m A Shooter?” on the blog for his group practice. It is republished here with his permission.
Tonight in my Asperger’s social skills group, one of my 9-year-old awesome Aspies asked me the …[Read More]
Returning to school tomorrow may seem scary to your child after #ctshooting. But maintaining routine is important. ow.ly/g8TMc
— APAHelpCenter (@APAHelpCenter) December 16, 2012
We are all shocked, saddened, and in disbelief about the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday. We can all relate to being in a school setting, and for the majority of us, …[Read More]
I am heartbroken, sickened and confused by the horrific tragedy that hit our Connecticut community on Friday. As a psychologist and a nurse who has spent more than 35 years dealing with trauma and death, I feel like I should have some answers about why and how this kind of event could occur.
But I do …[Read More]