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Treating children with ADHD

Pediatric neuropsychiatrist Jay Salpekar, MD, recommends a combination of therapy, education, behavior modification and medicine for treating children with ADHD.

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Three tips for a smooth back-to-school transition

For a smooth back-to-school transition, make sure you talk to your child about the transition, identify potential stressors and try a “dress rehearsal” to get them used to the routine.

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Lying in young children

Research suggests that lying is very common in young children and starts early. The key is to recognize why your child is lying and help them reach an end goal without needing to lie.

EEG with electrical activity of abnormal brain at risk of SUDEP

What is SUDEP?

SUDEP, or Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, is when someone with epilepsy dies suddenly and unexpectedly for an unknown reason. The good news is there are things a family and child can do to reduce the risk of SUDEP.

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How to keep your kids academically healthy during summer break

Research shows that on average, students’ achievement scores can decline over summer vacation by one month’s worth of school-year learning.