Parents Promoting the Well-Being of Their Autistic Children: Managing Challenging Behaviors

Because every child is unique, there is no universal guide to parenting, but according to Autism Speaks, managing challenging behaviors in autistic children often is, and should be, approached differently than for neurotypical children.  Challenging behaviors from children with autism are handled differently by each parent, as they should be.  However, there are certain methods […]

Adult ADHD: Stimulant and Nonstimulant Medication

Treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is not two-dimensional.  From childhood to adulthood, treatment requires a comprehensive, or “multimodal”, approach ranging from medical to behavioral to psychological intervention.  However, for 1.5 million adults in the U.S. with ADHD, medication is an essential portion of treatment.  In fact, it is also the only proven treatment. First, […]