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ADD/ADHD

Parents need help understanding psychoeducational evaluations

Psychoeducational Evaluation: 3 Tips for Parents

By | ADD/ADHD, Learning

When a child struggles in school, teachers and pediatricians may recommend a psychoeducational evaluation.  This testing process measures a child’s academic achievement levels, cognitive skills and information processing abilities.  It can also uncover behavioral and emotional issues and learning disabilities.  The testing aims to find the source of the child’s…

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Why Your Child’s ADD Diagnosis is Inadequate for Healing

By | ADD/ADHD

Has your child been diagnosed with ADD? If your conventional healthcare practitioner took a generic approach to reach an ADD diagnosis and treatment program, you may have found that the recommended therapy did not work or possibly made your child’s symptoms worse. An ADD diagnosis today is a general label…

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Did you know there are 7 types of ADD?

EVENT: The 7 Types of ADD

By | ADD/ADHD, Brain Health, Events

A diagnosis of ADD alone is often not sufficient to address the various symptoms and behaviors of the condition—because there are actually 7 types of ADD, each presenting subtle differences that require distinct therapies. Join Dwight Franklin, DOM as he describes the seven types of ADD, the areas of the…

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ADHD can sometimes be diagnosed during the teen years.

ADHD, Anxiety & Your Teen

By | ADD/ADHD, Brain Health

The teenage years are challenging for both parents and teens. It’s a time of self-discovery and often confusing change. Changes in academic success tend to stand out. A teen may be wondering, What’s wrong with me? and parents may suspect behavioral issues. It can be hard to know the difference…

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Teen health includes knowing the difference between angst, anxiety and ADHD.

EVENT: Is It Teen Angst, Anxiety or ADHD?

By | ADD/ADHD, Brain Health, Events

On August 16th, 2018 at 6pm, Cannizzaro Integrative Pediatric Center welcomes all parents to a FREE in-office event, Is It Teen Angst, Anxiety or ADHD?  Join Sharon R. Thetford, Psy.D. as she explores the similarities between ADHD, anxiety and depression in teens and how to begin to distinguish them for proper treatment….

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Cold laser therapy helps with many inflammatory conditions

Can Laser Therapy Help?

By | 4A Kids, ADD/ADHD, Allergies, Asthma, Autism

Does “laser therapy” make you think of Star Trek? Throughout the series, doctors on starships scanned patients with devices that quickly and painlessly diagnosed their diseases and healed them. While that concept is purely science fiction, it is reflected in real cutting-edge technology. Fact IS stranger than fiction. Cold laser…

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