Category: Behavior Therapy

Behavioral therapy is an ever-changing field. Improved therapy methods and other industry news are always being released. These blogs and articles are an excellent resource that will keep you up to date and informed on everything related to behavioral therapy.

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The Case for Continuing Autism Therapy Throughout School

Early intervention is crucial in helping children that are diagnosed with autism. Many programs and insurance providers allow for intensive therapy for children to participate in prior to starting school. Research has shown that this helps children to better cope with their neurological differences and to develop skills that they will need when they begin kindergarten.

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Brain Wave Training in School and ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a reality that many children, parents, and schools must face each and every day. Reports show that more than 1 in 10 children will be given this diagnosis by the time they are 17. Many families are faced with the difficult decision on whether or not to use medications, including stimulants, to help children with their attention.

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Kids with Migraines Can Benefit from Behavioral Therapy

A recent research study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that behavioral therapy in conjunction with medication can reduce the number of migraines that children and adolescents suffer.

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Coping Strategies for Anxious Kids and Teens

Many children can often feel anxious about starting a new school, a new sports team, or participating in activities with other children. These children may experience symptoms of panic disorder, anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, or have a phobia of a certain event or object.

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Is Targeted Working Memory Training Really Helping Students with ADHD?

ADHD affects many children worldwide, and can pose an academic challenge to many young students. Time management, task fulfillment, and attention span are all areas of concern when it comes to helping the child with ADHD manage their symptoms and have a successful classroom experience. Often, students with ADHD are hyperactive, unable to focus for an extended period of time, and will forget important deadlines such as papers, tests, and homework turn-in dates. Though both educators and parents strive to help these children, medical intervention is often needed to see any real progress with student goals.

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