Questions parents need to ask before enrolling their child in a social skills group

The field of social learning is a relatively new field and widely misunderstood by many parents as well as professionals in the mental health, medical and education fields. To complicate matters, there are no standards or criteria put in place by any professional organization (the American Psychological Association, National Education Association, American Medical Association, etc.) … Continue reading Questions parents need to ask before enrolling their child in a social skills group

Listen/Watch my webinar on "Guy Stuff"

Thanks to the San Francisco chapter of the Autism Society of America for inviting me to present this webinar.   While the information is geared towards the Asperger's and higher-verbal ASD population the information is just as relevant to the ADHD population. Please click here to watch/listen to the presentation.

Teaching boys with ADHD social expectations around hygiene and puberty

Many boys diagnosed with ADHD have difficulty understanding the increased social expectations around hygiene, behaviors, etc. when they reach puberty. Guy Stuff was designed to teach age-appropriate information from a social learning perspective to help boy learn how to generalize hygiene skills and learn "expected behaviors" around puberty, sexuality, etc. The program consists of games, … Continue reading Teaching boys with ADHD social expectations around hygiene and puberty