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Selective Mutism: Fall Meeting for Parents and Professionals
 We had a wonderful multi-disciplinary meeting last night for parents of children with Selective Mutism and we had the pleasure of the presence o...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 23575
Selective Mutism: Educational Meeting for Parents and Teachers
 Meeting for Parents, Teachers, and any other Professionals who work with a Child with Selective Mutism TOPIC:  Strategies parents and te...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 22725
Back Packs: First Week of School for Children
  BACKPACKS: A matter of identity and of health. Dear Readers: I am repeating posting this article because it is a very important piece of ...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24556
Selective Mutism: Getting Ready for School
 Bullet Points for Helping a Child with Selective Mutism Prepare for School (Vjpdhd copyright, permission for publication for smg.org newsletter...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24394
Group Therapy for Children with Selective Mutism: Getting Ready for School
 “Over the Rainbow Program” End of the Summer Program for Children with Selective Mutism: Getting Ready for School When: August 11 to August 15...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 21578
Selective Mutism: Educational Meeting for parents and teachers
 Meeting for Parents, Teachers, and any other Professionals who work with a Child with Selective Mutism TOPIC:  Strategies parents and teac...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 22208
ADHD, Selective Mutism and Asperger Syndrome books in Kindle by Amazon
 My books are now available at Amazon.com in Kindle form. People from all over the world can order and read the books. I hope it is helpful to ha...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 22793
ADHD: Schools, Parents, Doctors and Cultural Sensitivity
 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Empowerment of parents, teachers and professionals when we exchange information, and when we take into...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24818
Summer and Selective Mutism: Article I wrote for SMG
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ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24660
Parenting and Children with ADHD, Anxiety, Selective Mutism, and Opppositional Disorders
 Dear Parents, Medical Professionals, and Educators,   We are reaching almost the end of the school year, and many children are getting re...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 21515
CHADD Professional Advisory Board: What is new and scientific about ADHD
 We just had a wonderful CHADD Meeting last night at Atlantis Academy in Coral Springs, Florida. Dr. Mark A. Epstein (Child Neurologist), Mark Ha...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 23644
Presentation at Preschool: Prevention and screening for mental health and for developmental disorders
 I had the pleasure and honor to have a Collaborative Meeting with the teachers from the Temple Beth Orr- Kuhn Early Childhood Center. The teache...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 22235
Oppositional Defiance Disorder in Young Children: Diagnosis and Treatment
 Dear Parents and Colleagues: I would like to offer the topic of "Oppositional Defiant Disorder" for our next parenting meeting. Our meetings hap...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 21061
Support Group for Parents of Children with Selective Mutism
 PARENTING GROUP FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH ANXIETY DISORDERS, SELECTIVE MUTISM, AND RELATED CONDITIONS. WHEN: May 12, 2014 WHERE: DR. JOFFE’...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 21844
Pais Brasileiros: Escolas em Broward
 Vejam como o Consulado Brasileiro tem ajudado as familias brasileiras de Broward a se comunicarem com as escolas de seus filhos.  http:/...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 25918
A Parent's Perspective of Selective Mutism: Her Journey
 Dear Readers: I am honored to publish a letter that a wonderful parent wrote about her experience in helping her daughter with S.M. I asked her ...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 22272
ABC's of Parenting: First Meeting
   PARENTING GROUP : A-B-C’s of Parenting PARENTS OF CHILDREN (preschool to adolescents) WITH BEHAVIORAL DIFFICULTIES (including ADHD), ...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24762
Group for Parents of Children with Selective Mutism
 Parents of Children with Selective Mutism: Educational Meeting to Discuss Spring into End of Academic Year, Plans for the summer,...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 22796
Selective Mutism: Over the Rainbow Winter Camp
     Selective Mutism: Team approach, intense and continuous work, and collaboration with school By Vera Joffe, Ph.D. Happy New Ye...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24560
Selective Mutism: Group for the Winter Break
     “Over the Rainbow with Brave Voices” Group Meeting: Dr. Joffe is continuing to work with the group for children with Selective ...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24231
Reading to your Children and Breastfeeding
 rticle in Press Breastfeeding, Parenting, and Early Cognitive Development Benjamin G. Gibbs, PhD ,  ...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24339
Selective Mutism: Parenting Meeting
 Parents of Children with Selective Mutism: Educational Meeting to Discuss Children’s Progress during the First Three Months at Sc...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 22834
Amarelinha: Modern Style by Claudia Zaitz
 Dear Readers: My niece (who just came back from Disney) sent me this picture of another style of "Amarelinha".
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 26703
"Amarelinha": What children still like to play, and it is not "electronic"
 Amarelinha": What children still like to play, and it is not "electronic" Dear Readers: I just wrote an article about my long run today, and ho...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 22293
Children and Parents at the Bus Stop Monday Morning
Dear Readers: I usually jog for a long run on Monday mornings. I often see parents and children waiting for the bus in various areas in Coral Springs ...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 25617
ADHD: Education in Spanish and for the Latino Population
 Dear Readers: This is a wonderful event that happened in Miami this last weekend to help educate and spread scientific information about ADHD fo...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 23494
Screen Time and Family LIfe: Empirical Evidence
 Screen Time and Family Life: Empirical Evidence   Dear Readers: I wanted to inform you about a very important study that was just publish...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 25426
First Week of School: Waiting for the Bus
 First Week of School: Waiting for the Bus on the First Day of School Dear Readers: This is not the first time I experience observing various ch...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 25718
First Week of School: Backpacks!
 BACKPACKS: A matter of identity and of health. Dear Readers: We are in the middle of the first week of classes in South Florida, and about the ...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 26115
Selective Mutism: Ready for School
   Preventive Work during the summer: An Example of How It May Work Out!             &...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 25582
Parents model for their Children: Healthy Choices for After School Activities
     Do what I do: How parent can model for their children to include sports and a healthy life in their schedules   Dear Read...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 21676
"Hurry up": How parents manage time with their children
Dear Readers: I just read a very interesting story a mother shared: Here is the link:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rachel-macy-stafford/the-day-i-stop...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24593
Sensory Processing Disorders in Kids: First Neurological Study
Dear Readers: Finally, a scientific study from a neurological point of view regarding Sensory Processing Disorders in Children. It is a good step towa...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 23423
Parents of Children with Selective Mutism
 Parents of Children with Selective Mutism: Educational Meeting to Discuss Spring into End of Academic Year, Plans for the summer,...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24057
Parenting in the Age of Internet
 Time Magazine Article: Millennials: The New Greatest Generation The recent article in Time Magazine (The New Greatest Generation) indicates tha...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 26025
Conduct Diisorder and Substance Use
 Recent research indicated that youth with conduct disorder are at a higher risk for experimenting with all kinds of substances (JAACAP, May 2013...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 23228
Anxiety and Depression in Preschool Children
 Importance of Screening Preschool Children for Anxiety and Depression I just finished reading a very important article about treatment of anxie...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24678
Children are watching their parents: Good Models for All Times
Dear Readers: I cannot express any better than this little boy on how important it is to know that your children are watching you all the time, and le...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 22029
Selective Mutism: Parenting Groups
 Selective Mutism: Group for Parents Topic: End of School Activities and Plans for the Summer When: May 2, 2013 Where: Dr. Joffe’s Office ...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 25668
Grupo de Maes e Pais Brasileiros no Exterior
 Caros Leitores: Gostaria de lhes informar que o grupo de pais e maes continua sendo na sexta-feira ao meio dia, todas as semanas, a nao ser que ...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 25913
Children watch what parents do and say: Set up an example for your children with exercise and health.
   Dear Readers: I participated in the Half-Marathon in Coral Springs, Florida, this morning. It was an inaugural marathon in honor of 50 y...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 21743
Temple Grandin: Growing up with Autism
 Dear Readers: Listen to Temple Grandin sharing her wisdom with growing up with Autism. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&a...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 25673
Selective Mutism: Parenting Groups
 Parenting Group: Selective Mutism We had a great meeting this week. Please, send an email if you want to participate in the next group. Parents...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 25374
Grupo de Maes e Pais Brasileiros no Exterior
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ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24236
ADHD and Smoking: A Strong Correlation through Life
 Smoking and ADHD: Information from CHADD and Science (from October, 2012) 1.      Teenagers and pre-teens with ADHD ar...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24047
Parent-Teacher Conferences and ADHD
 What Parents Would like Teachers to Know before they have Teacher-Parent Conferences I recently visited Wendy Hirsch Weiner, Ed.D., the Executiv...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 25169
Child Abuse Laws: News for Parents, Teachers, Health Professionals and Others
 Dear Readers: I just read an article that was published in the Florida Psychological Association Publication that discussed the changes in the L...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 21009
Grupo de Pais e Maes Brasileiros nos Estados Unidos
 A Dr. Vera Joffe gostaria de lhe convidar para participar de uma reuniao para pais e familias que imigraram para os Estados Unidos. Esta reuniao...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 24332
CHADD: ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, Tourette Syndrome, Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders
              CHADD OF North Broward Presents:           &#...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 21829
Parents of Children with Selective Mutism
     Parents of Children with Selective Mutism Informative and Educational Meeting about Selective Mutism: The topic will be select...
ADHD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Parenting, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Family Life 21386
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