Learning Resources

Our clinical team has assembled these resources to help you navigate the difficult path parents like you face as you raise children exhibiting behavioral challenges or autism spectrum disorders.

From the Outside In: Meeting the Needs of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

This is a free booklet available to families seeking more information and possible treatment options for youth with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disorders.

Get your middle schooler up to speed this summer

Here are some tips to help you and your child prepare for the transition to middle school. Some of the keys to helping your child succeed are simple practices like communicating openly and being understanding.

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Parents and teachers: A lesson in building partnerships

This article discusses steps parents can take to build lasting partnerships with their children’s teachers. Being proactive with teachers can help when issues may arise as teachers play vital roles in your children’s lives.

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Does your teen have toxic friends? Help your child choose healthy friendships

Is your child hanging out with toxic friends? Here are some ways to effectively communicate with your child about their friends, including actively listening to them and teaching them about positive and negative friends.

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Back to school for you and your kids: No stress, just success!

Here are some ideas on approaching your children if they feel stressed about the prospect of a new school year, new teachers or getting back into the school routine. Understand that you and your child perceive these issues differently.

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Home alone this summer? When is it time to let the babysitter go?

Here are some ways to identify if your child is ready to stay home alone. Accurately assessing your child’s level of maturity is crucial, and if they are home alone, make sure they are being productive with their time.

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Helping young girls find the beauty within

Is your young daughter considering a diet? You may be surprised at the answer. Unrealistic expectations of their bodies are being set for women, and studies show that 50%-80% of girls as young as 10 see weight loss as necessary.

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Daughter, dad bond is key: It teaches lifelong skills

A strong bond between dad and daughter is essential. It teaches young girls how to have positive male relationships and impacts the woman they will become later in life. Cultivate this relationship whenever possible.

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