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An IEP (Individualized Education Program) is a legal document that describes what special education services your child will receive and why.  An IEP meeting includes, at minimum, the teacher, a speci…
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Dec
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IDEA 2004 stands for “Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004”.  This law was established to ensure that children with disabilities have access to public education. It provides them with a…
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Dec
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Schizophrenia is a serious, persistent, and debilitating mental illness that occurs in approximately 1% of people in the United States over the course of their lifetimes.  Hallmark symptoms of schizop…
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Dec
09
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Self-injury, also known as “cutting,” “self-harm,” self-mutilation” or “non-suicidal self-injury,” is a common issue that occurs in teens and young adults.  It’s difficult to estimate exactly how many…
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Nov
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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder which can occur after a person has experienced significant trauma. According the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DS…
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Nov
22
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A common reason parents will seek therapy for their children relates to “behavioral problems”.  This can range from homework refusal, to not listening, to actively and intentionally breaking rules.  P…
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Nov
19
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While walking along, a flock of squawking ducks flies over.  That’s sort of nice. “Nice ducks,” I say.  (Oh, man, I hope that didn’t sound dorky.) “Oh, um,” says George, “actually, I think they’re g…
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Nov
18
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Addiction is comprised of two primary components, substance abuse and substance dependence.   People suffering from an addiction tend to suffer from both components.   Substance abuse is defined as…
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Nov
11
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) was once thought to be rare, but according to the Epidemiological Catchment Area study, OCD has a lifetime prevalence rate of 2.5%.  People with OCD suffer from obs…
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Nov
05
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Many people don’t realize that bipolar disorder is not limited to just one condition.  There are actually four types of bipolar disorder, and these can be thought of as representing the bipolar spectr…
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