Author Archive | Robert Myers, PhD

How to Prevent Teenage Obesity

While childhood and adult obesity are getting more attention lately, it’s easy to forget that teens can also be overweight. It’s not just a problem of appearance; being overweight may make teens vulnerable to health problems in later life. According to the Center for Disease Control, overweight teens are at a greater risk for sleep […]

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Help Your Child’s Interruption Habit

Trying to teach your child not to interrupt can sometimes be an exercise in frustration.  Telling them there’s a time to interrupt (in case of a fire) and a time to not interrupt (boredom) isn’t enough. But putting these principles into practice is easier said than done, especially for a very verbal or high-energy child. […]

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Parenting ADHD Teens

Your child with ADHD has successfully navigated the early school years and is beginning his or her journey through middle school and high school. Although your child has been periodically evaluated through the years, this is a good time to have a complete re-evaluation of your child’s health. The teen years are challenging for most […]

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Parenting Your ADHD Child – Easy Techniques That Work!

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – ADHD/ADD may be difficult to parent. They may have trouble understanding important directions. Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – ADHD/ADD are usually in a constant state of activity. This can be a challenge to adults. You may need to change your home life a bit to help […]

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Total Focus Program – Help for Children with ADHD That Works!

A Guaranteed Program for Improving Attention, Concentration, Academic Achievement, Self-Esteem, Social Skills, Problem Solving and Self-Control in Children from 6 to 14 years old. Helping boys & girls become the winners they were meant to be! Can be Used With or Without Medication Total Focus is a multi-media program that provides what health professionals refer […]

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ADHD School Issues

You are your child’s best advocate. To be a good advocate for your child, learn as much as you can about ADHD and how it affects your child at home, in school, and in social situations. If your child has shown symptoms of ADHD from an early age and has been evaluated, diagnosed, and treated […]

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ADHD Diagnosis

Some parents see signs of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity in their toddler long before the child enters school. The child may lose interest in playing a game or watching a TV show, or may run around completely out of control. But because children mature at different rates and are very different in personality, temperament, and […]

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