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A lot has changed over the years in the diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including that we’re getting better at understanding how to recognize it early in kids.
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As child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrists we have eagerly been awaiting Netflix’s release of To The Bone. It seems intended to significantly raise awareness, educate viewers and open conversations about these severe psychiatric disorders.
This blog is the second in a series on dyslexia. Topics to be addressed further in include accommodation options available, and the transition of a child to life, school, etc. following diagnosis.
This blog is the first in a series on dyslexia. Topics to be addressed further in include treatment for dyslexia, accommodation options available, and the transition of a child to college, life, etc. following diagnosis.
Sharon was a 2nd grader who was struggling with learning to read.
At The Clay Center, we find ourselves writing often about how seeking psychiatric treatment is stigmatized in the United States. We especially worry about this issue when it comes to children and adolescents.
Many parents and teens wonder about the safety of using marijuana. While much is known about this substance, there is still considerable controversy about its potential harm to teenagers.
Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music arranged and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
NOTE: In light of the landmark substance abuse and recovery legislation that was passed today by the Massachusetts Legislature, this blog and podcast couldn’t be any more pertinent.
This is the first blog post in a series as part of The Clay Center’s involvement in the Addiction Free Futures Project from the Children’s Mental Health Campaign, the aim of which is to expand youth and young adult access to substance use prevention and early intervention tools like SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and