Child Social Skills Checklist

Child Social Skills Checklist

Social, emotional and communication skills are as important to your child’s development as academic skills. Research shows children with high emotional intelligence and communication skills experience greater success.  The Top Ten Social Skills Every Child Should Know...
5 Autism Myths Every Parent Should Know

5 Autism Myths Every Parent Should Know

MYTH #1: AUTISTIC KIDS NEVER WANT FRIENDS. What’s true about this? Social skills deficits are required for the diagnosis of autism. In fact, the most important symptom of autism is a deficit in “social reciprocity.”  Social reciprocity is having sustained...
How can you help your OCD child?

How can you help your OCD child?

OCD is one type of anxiety that can impact older children and teens. The trademarks of OCD are obsessive, compulsive, and intrusive thoughts.  When your child has these thoughts, they feel compelled to do a task to ease anxiety instead of being able to ignore them. ...