There are many useful resources for clients and parents on the internet. Most people are so busy these days it is hard to find all the best websites. I have selected a few I feel are valuable in order to save you time.
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These websites cover many areas of mental health, from anxiety to depression, from ADHD to Asperger's Disorder and visual processing problems. Great sites to search for credible information that can lead you toward effective treatment and mental health.
Familydoctor.org Searchable information on all major mental health disorders.
The National Institute of Mental Health(NIMH) is a government web source that can inform you on a variety of Mental Health issues.
Medline Plus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.
NIMH Child and Adolescent Mental Health Mental health conditions and disorders don't only affect adults. Children and teens can experience mental health problems too. In fact, research has now shown that most mental disorders follow a developmental course that typically starts early in life.
VeryWell.com gives a good overview of Learning Disabilities(LD), including definition, characteristics, and common behaviors of those with LD.
Giftedness (aka intellectual giftedness)
National Association for Gifted Children Some children have a superior level of intellect and functioning in one or more areas. Just being smart, however, doesn't mean one has no problems. Intellectually Gifted children often have challenges that require specific support and strategies. Start learning about your gifted child at the NAGC website.
Government Protection for the Education of Children with Disabilities.
IDEA legislation protects the right to an education for children with disabilities and learning disabilities. (important for parents to know!)
A portion of people with learning disabilities may be misdiagnosed or underdiagnosed if vision impairment isn't identified and corrected. Visual misalignment of the eyes can result from genetic issues, accidents or concussions.
Vision Specialists of Michigan (VSOM) A vision clinic specializing in diagnosing and treating visual misalignment problems that can cause or worsen learning disabilities, anxiety, and other issues. (Yes, that is me in their videos. I volunteered to be interviewed because they have helped me and so many of my clients).
Sleep problems are more than an annoyance, they can lead to severe impairment in school and work achievement, life satisfaction, and overall success. Some can lead to physical health problems as well.
Arthur Rosner, M.D. One of a handful of dual medical boarded physicians in both sleep medicine and ENT (ear, nose, and throat), Dr. Rosner can help diagnose and treat Sleep Apnea and Narcolepsy, two issues that can cause learning disability and ADHD symptoms.
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