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Sesame Street Sheds Light on Autistic Spectrum Disorder | Dallas Counselor gives 4 Tips to Raise Autism Awareness

By |November 15th, 2015|

Recently, Sesame Street has added a new member to its cast! Joining Elmo, Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, is Julia—a character with autism. The newest addition to Sesame Street is intended to spread awareness about individuals with autism. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 U.S. children has a disorder

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What are the Effects of Technology Electronics Addiction | 3 Tips to Safeguard your Child’s Future |Orlando Counselor

By |July 30th, 2015|

There is much controversy regarding technology and its negative effects on children. Remember, television is relatively new in the grand scheme of time—our great grandparents’ generation grew up without it—and for the most part computer and video games were born in the 80s. Since the inception of modern technology, there is valid concern and skepticism

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Social Skills Gaps for ADHD and ASD Students Makes BFF a Challenge | Orlando Counselor

By |June 24th, 2015|

Orlando Counselor on ADHD Social Skills Gaps – BFFs
We love to celebrate with those we feel closest to and a best friend forever (BFF) is one who is there when we feel lost or sad and need to be comforted; they help us find hope. These friends are the ones we can share everything with

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ADHD linked to High Fat Diet? | Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert | University of Illinois

By |March 5th, 2013|

Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert Jim West, MA, LMHC interviewed by Fox 35 | ADHD linked to High Fat Diet? | University of Illinois

Food for Thought:  Another study linking proving that how we eat effects how we think!  There was a recent study published in Psychoneuroendocrinology Journal February 2013 indicating a possible link to high fat diets

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Get Ready For Orlando Summer Social Skills Camps for ADHD and ASD!

By |June 14th, 2012|

Get Ready For Summer Social Skills Camps Orlando Florida FL

Summertime is the perfect time to help your child improve his or her social skills in preparation for the upcoming school year.  Does your child try too hard to make friends laugh, even at his own expense? Do you find your daughter isolated or withdrawing from

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Orlando Counselor with 7 Tips For Better Sleep | Sleepless with Daylight Savings Time

By |April 13th, 2012|

With daylight savings time, people across the U.S. are adjusting to a new sleep schedule. While the need for the time change is debatable, what is not disputed is the importance of having a good night’s sleep. One of the number one complaints from family, friends, colleagues and clients is a lack of sleep or