School-age children, and even teenagers, have a limited range of behaviors available to let the adults in their lives know that something is wrong.  AD/HD, anxiety, depression, and learning difficulties often look the same behaviorally.  A full evaluation identifies the underlying issues causing the distress so that effective interventions can be implemented.

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Mad Math Minutes

If you have children in the early elementary grades, you are likely familiar with the timed math tests.  You know, the single-digit addition, subtraction, and then multiplication facts that are thrust on the kids with great regularity.  What is that all about?  What’s the big deal?

Automaticity.  It’s not about math, per se.  It’s about “just knowing” very basic information, such as “3” is the

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