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ADHD Treatment South Florida

January 6th, 2013

Designing a comprehensive ADHD treatment plan in South Florida (ADHD Treatment South Florida), as in any other locale, requires not only addressing the many complexities of this condition, but also truly understanding the patient’s unique situation and needs. Two core symptoms of ADHD are 1) Distractibility and 2) Impulsivity that significantly exceed the norms for age or developmental level.  These problems may appear with or without a third basic element, Hyperactivity, which means having a very excessive activity level. Roughly 3-5% of children and adolescents meet current diagnostic criteria for ADHD, around half will continue being affected as adults.  The… READ MORE ›

Autism Treatment in South Florida

December 24th, 2012

Autism Treatment South Florida Psychological health problems are far more common in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) than previously realized.  Failure to recognize and address them in a timely and effective way is associated with poorer treatment outcomes. The diagnosis and treatment of Autism in South Florida, as anywhere else, is complicated by factors including: Difficulty disentangling co-occurring psychological conditions from developmentally based communication, sensory-motor functioning, behavior, socialization, and learning problems. The inherent problems that those with Autism Spectrum Disorders have in expressing, or even recognizing, when they are experiencing psychological health issues. Identifying and accessing effective programs or practitioners. Some… READ MORE ›