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How you have a family member with dementia?

How you have a family member with dementia?

Has your family member or partner been having increasing difficulty with independent living skills, including paying bills, food shopping, driving, or completing daily activities such as getting dressed, bathing, or eating? These difficulties, along with memory and other thinking problems, often bring families of the individuals affected by these symptoms to a neuropsychologist.

NVLD – A Learning Disability

NVLD – A Learning Disability

Nonverbal Learning Disability (NVLD) is a learning disability that causes difficulty with motor, visual-spatial, social skills, etc.  Individuals with NVLD are often well-spoken and can write well, but struggle with subtle social cues and comprehension of abstract concepts. It is not uncommon for NVLD to go undiagnosed until adulthood,

Connected Check-in Time: A strategy to Reduce Low Self-Esteem in Children and Adolescents with Mood Disorders and Improve Parent-Child Relationships.

Connected Check-in Time: A strategy to Reduce Low Self-Esteem in Children and Adolescents with Mood Disorders and Improve Parent-Child Relationships.

A transactional model exists between a parent and a child. A child is born with sensitivities and emotional reactivity that can stress an environment, especially when the environment is not well suited to meet the child’s needs.  Meaning, the interaction between the child’s behavior and the parent’s reaction to it can further emotionally dysregulate the child if the environment is unable to respond appropriately.