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Autism and Genetics

Autism and Genetics   Exploring Autism: the Search for a Genetic Etiology Katharine E. Yoder Penn State College of Medicine 2004   Introduction  Autistic Disorder is described in the DSM IV as having the characteristics of: 1.     Qualitative impairment in social...

ADHD and Tourette Treatment

ADHD and Tourette Syndrome:  A Treatment Challenge  Colin Bridgeman Pennsylvania State University Penn State College of Medicine 2004   Tourette’s Syndrome or Disorder (TS):   1)   First described by Georges Gilles de la Tourette in 1885   2)  Epidemiology:   A)  The...

Helping Children Cope After A Disaster

Issues related to disaster and trauma intervention are addressed in the following booklet.  This booklet is to assist parents and professionals in helping children after a disaster.  The Child Advocate is devoted to children and the parents and professionals that work...

Divorce Effects on Children

Divorce is an intensely stressful experience for all children, regardless of age or developmental level; many children are inadequately prepared for the impending divorce by their parents based on 1980 and 1990 studies.

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