Asperger Syndrome diagnostic criteria – How to evaluate AS child properly? (6)

Asperger Syndrome diagnostic criteria – How to evaluate AS child properly? (6)

How do you approach a child with Asperger’s syndrome in your practice? We believe in Asperger syndrome. We think it’s a clinical entity, which is different from Autism Spectrum Disorder. These children, unlike autism spectrum disorder-type children, they often have excellent speech and language skills, they have a rather rigid way of looking at the…

ADD/ADHD | What Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

ADD/ADHD | What Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

[ADHD Explained: A 28-Minute Primer] [Understood for learning & attention issues] What we know as ADHD, [Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D. — Associate Director,] [Yale Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders] attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder—or some people still call it “ADD,” attention-deficit disorder— has been recognized by some doctors since way back in 1902. But from 1902…

Is ADHD An Advantage?

Is ADHD An Advantage?

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder or ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorder among children and teenagers. But what’s going on inside the brain and body of these individuals and could it actually be an advantage? While some environmental factors such as maternal drinking and smoking during pregnancy may play a role in brain development,…