Ask the Expert: How Do Neurofeedback and Brain Mapping Help Treat ADHD?
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently rated biofeedback as evidence-based "Level 1-Best Support" for treating ADHD. We spoke to Anthony Silver, MS, MA, MFT, BCIA-EEG, director of Gray Matters in Westport, CT, about biofeedback, neurofeedback, and brain mapping and how they help diagnose and treat ADHD.
The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Kids
Free play is beneficial to all kids, but nature-based play is even better because it allows children to develop a range of science, math, and engineering skills.
Ask the Expert: How Can I Make Sure My Child's Therapists Are Communicating?
When your child is receiving treatment from multiple therapists and professionals, communication is key. Here, a psychologist with more than 20 years experience offers advice on how to make sure your child's treatment team is talking often and communicating effectively.
These Are Not Your Traditional Summer Camps
Do your kids love summer camp but want to attend a less traditional sleepaway camp this year? Check out these four camps that we've profiled, which focus on activities like fashion, technology, photography, and making video games.
On The Blogroll: Donuts, Dresses, and Dirt
The NYMetroParents blogroll features the best blogs in the parenting world, from New York and beyond. Here's a closer look at why we love these mom bloggers and dad bloggers and how they're shaping the web for parenting today.
Meet the Intern: Gordon Rago
Get to know Gordon Rago, an NYMetroParents editorial intern for the fall 2012 semester.
Does ADHD Exist?
The belief that ADHD, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, isn’t real is a serious threat to the timely treatment that can transform the lives of young people. Steven Kurtz, Ph.D., ABPP, describes why people are skeptical and how to effectively respond to this skepticism.
Safely Integrate Your Dog into a Growing Family
You have a dog, but now a baby is on the way. What should you do? Follow this advice to prepare your pet for the arrival of newborn.
Great Educational Apps for Applying
There are so many great apps for kids using iPhones and iPads, but how can you separate the good stuff from the junk? Our expert offers her recommendations on apps for applying learned knowledge and concepts.
Top Teacher-Approved Apps to Assess Understanding
Did you know apps--fun ones that really help kids learn--can be more revealing than standardized tests in assessing your child’s ability to understand? Our expert helps you bring teacher-approved apps out of the classroom and into your home.