On Zombie Pigs, Aliens & ADHD Boys – Dr Richard Selznick

There are competing agendas out there within the professional realms that I operate. On one hand there are the parents and the schools trying to get a segment of the population (ADHD boys) to get on track and be connected

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From A Shut Down Learner – To The Successful Adult – Dr Richard Selznick

One of the worst feelings a child can have is being discouraged in school. The sense of hopelessness that pervades can become almost insurmountable. This is the emotional experience for the child called the “Shut-Down Learner.” The Shut-Down Learner: Helping

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The Teenage Brain by Dr Russell Hyken

Sometimes my teenager does not use her brain and makes really poor decisions. She knows what is right, but often chooses to do what is wrong. Why is this? Adolescence is the second time in life that your teen will

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Educational Evaluations by Dr Russell Hyken

Many ask me what is an educational evaluation and what is included in the process. Below is a general description of what should be included in all legitimate evaluations. Diagnostic Interview – The interview includes any record of prior accommodations

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First Do No Harm

My conversation with Susan Donaldson James on ABC News Will the new DSMV prove to be harmful for people with Fibromyalgia and other invisible disabilities labeling them mentally ill? I recently spoke with ABC News on the issue of Somatic

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