Archive for the ‘PANDAS etc.’ Category

Back to Back to School Issues for Autism and ADHD

Back to Back to School Issues for Autism and ADHD

Forget pencils and notebooks. Here is my take on the most important items that children who exhibit signs and symptoms of ASD and ADHD really need to make it through the coming season: 10. A weighted vest, and other such functional products. Neural systems are on...
The Challenge of Challenging Behaviors

The Challenge of Challenging Behaviors

The Child Development Center has been experiencing a rash (dare I say, “Epidemic”?) of children who present with poor socialization, decreased attention requiring prompting and redirection, sensory and/or oppositional issues, extreme rudeness, dark...
Getting the Most from Behavioral Therapies

Getting the Most from Behavioral Therapies

The ever-increasing number of children who experience significant developmental problems requires a proportional addition of skilled professionals for assessment and intervention. At The Child Development Center, we have noted the emergence of certain patterns...
Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs Spring 2017 Conference

Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs Spring 2017 Conference

If practitioners wish to become more effective in the diagnosis and treatment of children who suffer developmental challenges, it will require a new paradigm. Therefore, attending conferences, such as the Simons Foundation for Autism Research, the Autism Research...
Processing Disorders and Autism

Processing Disorders and Autism

There are a number of newly-minted diagnoses that have been invented to explain many of the symptoms of the modern epidemic that covers autism. They include: Diagnosis: → Sensory Processing Disorder → Visual Processing Disorder → Auditory Processing Disorder...
Going Beyond Biomedical ADHD Treatments

Going Beyond Biomedical ADHD Treatments

Message from TheAutismDoctor.com Mobile Site: 11.29.2015 “Dr. Udell, my six year old grandson has autism. He was diagnosed right after his 2nd Birthday. He is in a special needs kindergarten class and has speech, occupational, and physical therapy regularly. He...