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Parenting Strategies for Oppositional Defiant Children

While children all show defiance at times, children with oppositional defiant disorder show aggression and opposition consistently, regardless of the context. Fortunately, psychologists and other experts in childhood behavior have developed techniques, often offered through parent management classes and training programs, to address the tantrums, anger, arguing, sensitivity, hateful talk and other misbehavior associated with the disorder.

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When My Child With Autism Was Diagnosed With Cancer

This week I want to share a guest post from Jess Block Nerren. Her son has autism and was recently diagnosed with cancer. Here is her heartfelt story:Autism and pediatric cancer. Autism and Hodgkins Lymphoma. No matter how you say those two together, it sounds tough.My son Royce, 8, with autism was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma about 60 days ago, on March 3, 2014.We went to the hospital for back …

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About ADHD Children

It’s normal for children to play and run around, occasionally daydream in school, fidget at dinner on some nights and act without thinking at times. However, when hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity seem to be the norm for your child, she may have ADHD. It’s normal for children to play and run around, occasionally daydream in school, fidget at dinner on some nights and act without thinking at times. However, when hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity seem to be the norm for your child, she may have ADHD.