• Social Apps

      Social Apps for ADHD Use summertime to bolster up weaker areas .  These apps can fill in some of those social needs your child may have and it's a fun way to do so! Without daily interaction with … [Continue]

    Social Apps
  • Sibshop Is Back!

    Join us for a summer of connecting - for siblings of special needs children! Meeting two Mondays a month beginning June 16,  3:30-4:30.  Ages 8-14 welcome.  Co-pay or $25 per family.  We will talk, … [Continue]

    Sibshop Is Back!
  • ADHD Webinars from ADDitude Magazine

    ADDitude Magazine's Webinars The above is a link to upcoming and past webinars presented by ADDitude magazine.  Many of theses are by leading experts in the field and provide up to date, … [Continue]

    ADHD Webinars from ADDitude Magazine
  • Behavior And IEP’s

    Check out this article from The Special Ed Advocate newsletter. There are more articles as well on IEPs and behavior problems. http://www.wrightslaw.com/howey/iep.special.factors.htm … [Continue]

    Behavior And IEP’s
  • Summer Camp Info

    CARD at UCF is offering the following summer camps. Several are based on Michelle Garcia's Social Thinking curriculum. This is excellent stuff and I highly recommend looking up the Social Thinking … [Continue]

    Summer Camp Info
  • Video Games

    For children with social difficulties, whether it be Autism, Asperger’s, ADHD, Gifted, and so on, there are some ways that parents can help improve social skills. This applies to any child, typical or … [Continue]

    Video Games
  • Reassurance

    Remind them that over 400 children WERE safe because of the teachers’ quick actions, and that their teacher’s and parents’ jobs are to keep them safe. Stress the importance of listening to their … [Continue]

    Reassurance
  • In Defense of Asperger’s Syndrome

    As a mental health counselor and a former teacher, I feel compelled to comment on last month’s tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary for many reasons. I work with many children/adolescents with … [Continue]

    In Defense of Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Social Skills

    Social skills such as making conversations, maintaining friendships, joining in, playing games, attending to and working with a partner, being a good sport, and working collaboratively do not come … [Continue]

    Social Skills
  • Insurance

    We currently are providers for the following insurance plans: Aetna AvMed Beech Street Blue Cross/Blue Shield Cigna CMS ComPsych Healthy Kids Horizon PsychCare United Health … [Continue]

    Insurance
  • Sibshops®

    Groups held throughout the year Sibshops® is a fun-filled, interactive experience designed to affirm and support siblings ages 8-12, of those with special needs. Based on the national model, … [Continue]

    Sibshops®
  • Mental Health Counseling

    Therapy services to address a multitude of emotional needs for children and adults. We prefer and use a cognitive-behavioral approach primarily with play therapy techniques for children incorporated … [Continue]

    Mental Health Counseling
  • Educational Interventions