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4 Simple Ways to Form Better Attachments with Your Children

Attachment is vital to a child and the caregiver’s responsiveness to the child is paramount to securing that attachment. Attachment issues are very prevalent in our society today and can play out in a variety of ways. Things such as the fear of commitment, of being alone, trying to be loved, rebellion, and feeling […]

By |September 10th, 2010|Anger, Anxiety, Blog, Children, Defiance, Depression, Divorce, Family|1 Comment

Parents Going from “Idol to Idiot!” – Middle School Transition Tips

Going from “Idol to Idiot” in the eyes of their Middle Schooler!

It is this battlefield of questions that we leave our children to face their own fears, tackle their own obstacles and to become their own person; and all too often it is with our regret that we have not prepared them for this […]

5 Questions about ADHD Symptoms & Alternative Treatment Options

Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert Jim West answers 5 Questions about ADHD Symptoms and Alternative Treatments to Medication

“You need to put your kids on Ritalin!” “You do not discipline your kids enough!” “He never comes to class prepared!” “Why don’t you make her do her homework!” “He’s all over the classroom!” “She’s is a daze […]

Therapy on Horseback for Developmental Students

The constant screaming at the top of his lungs was the worst. He would scream for no apparent reason as if someone was murdering him. There was nothing I could do. He was inconsolable. I tried everything, but nothing worked. What was it? The cause of my son’s incessant screaming was Sensory Processing Disorder. […]

Teaching Leadership to learn Social Skills in Orlando | ADHD Counseling Orlando Expert Jim West

Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert Jim West teachers Leadership to students to learn Social Skills

Have you ever seen a Leader without Followers?

“I was first!” “You are doing it wrong!” “I want to go next!” “Can I be first!” These are a few statements from students that most likely exhibit leadership skills. They are often told […]

Tips if you Suspect Developmental Delay in Your Child

Rolling over, sitting, crawling, walking, cooing, speaking; these are just some of the basic developmental milestones we expect our young children to reach. When we suspect one or more of these is delayed, what do we do? Where do we turn?

In Orange County, Florida, before a child is three years old, one can turn […]

By |July 14th, 2010|Blog, Children, Mentally Disabled, Parenting, Social Skills|0 Comments