When you were young, you may have heard the terrible things teens say to each other when they have acne. You know the ìpizza faceî comments and the poor self-image that goes with it. You want to spare your teen from being called the same names. Try these ways to control acne in your teen […]
A recent article by Edward Schultz in LDA Newsbriefs concerns new definitions of learning disabilities that must be recognized through the 2004 Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA). This article describes why severe discrepancies between ability and achievement (see below) are no longer required to qualify your child for an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) […]
What is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist? As a child and adolescent psychiatrist, my job is to evaluate and treat individuals with psychiatric disorders. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a specialty of Psychiatry, which is, in turn, a specialty of medicine and therefore requires a medical degree (M.D. or D.O.). My patients often ask me how […]
Many of you may have heard the report from the New York Times this week regarding the amount of time kids spend using some form of media device. I will be investigating various aspects of this article in the coming months. I am a child of the 50′s when radio, record players and TV were […]
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