Teaching Theory of Mind and Social Cognition

Teaching Theory of Mind and Social Cognition February, 2018 Teaching Theory of Mind (ToM) Skills is both a challenging and very important part of the work ABA Therapists do. These higher-order thinking skills equip us with the ability to be socially competent and to understand the world and the people around us. ToM or Social […]

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Best foods to feed your child’s brain

Nutrition advice from our dietitian  Caroline Kanaan Children learn at an incredibly fast rate. Their brains are growing very quickly from ages 1 to 4 . The same way their bodies need the right nutrition to grow, their brains need specific nutrients as well. Here are some of the top nutrients and foods that children […]

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders. Key symptoms relate to difficulties with attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyperactivity (over-activity). Recent estimates suggest that 11% of American children aged 4-18 have been diagnosed with ADHD. Historically, ADHD was considered a childhood disorder. However, new understanding demonstrates that it can persist throughout adolescence into adulthood. 4.1% of American adults are now considered to present with ADHD. While the disorder can affect both males and females, rates are four times higher in males.

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10 Tips for Managing Kids’ Tech Time

  The average child age 8 and under in the United States uses more than three personal tech devices—such as a tablet, smartphone, or video game console—at home, according to a new poll of parents conducted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). With even the youngest kids now “connected” via such technology, it is important […]

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Treatment – a free tip!

Planning a trip with your special kid By Dr HibahShata Planning a holiday is a time consuming process where we try to take care of flights, hotels, transportation and places to visit. When you are a parent of a special child it becomes more difficult as you need to consider your child diet, sensory issues, […]

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