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Parents as Coaches: An Overview of Parent Involvement in Child Psychotherapy, by Jennifer Rodman, Ph.D.

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Involving parents in their child?s treatment is, more often than not, essential to therapeutic progress, and is also one of the most rewarding aspects of child psychotherapy. In this article, Jennifer Rodman, Ph.D. takes a parent through the theoretical underpinnings of cognitive behavioral therapy and provides a brief outline of common emotional and behavioral issues.

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Brooklyn, Manhattan, & Queens Child Speech Therapy (Private Services in your Home)

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Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens child speech language therapy services in the convenience of your New York City home. All private services are performed by a licensed speech language pathologist. We work with all types of delays and concerns and we travel to many neighborhoods: Manhattan– Upper East Side, Midtown East, Murray Hill, Gramercy, Union Square, East Village, Soho, Upper West Side, Midtown, Chelsea, West Village, Chinatown, Lower East Side.

Brooklyn– Kensington, Midwood, Windsor Terrace, Park Slope, Ditmas Park, Boro Park, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, Prospect Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Ditmas Park, Kensington, Prospect Park South, Midwood, Canarsie, Flatbush, Crown Heights, Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Prospect Heights, Bay Ridge, and Dyker Heights.

Queens-– Sunnyside, Woodside, Long Island City, Astoria

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What is an Autism Spectrum Disorder? By Carolyn Kessler, Ph.D., Licensed Child Psychologist

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In recent years, autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have gained a great deal of attention for the rising prevalence of the diagnosis. This has created a greater level of awareness in our community, but also has lead to some misunderstandings about what ASD is. ASD is a developmental disability that affects three areas of functioning; these are language/communication, social functioning, and behavior.

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Assessment [NYU] for Children and Adolescents with Symptoms Related to Autism and and ADHD

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We, at the NYU Child Study Center, are researching brain function in children with and without autism spectrum disorders.
Participation consists of 2-3 visits, which include a no-cost diagnostic/ psychoeducational evaluation and an fMRI scan. Upon completion of the study, families will receive a written report summarizing the results of the evaluation. Participation is voluntary and compensation will be provided.

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