Autism

Autism Vs. ADHD

Autism and ADHD have many overlapping symptoms.  In her ADDITUDE article, Eileen Costello sheds light on the similarities and differences between these two conditions which can be diagnosed together or separately. Here is a link:...

Dissecting Sheldon Cooper

Sheldon Cooper is eccentric but bright and creative.  He fits some of the criteria for Pervasive Developmental Disorder, otherwise known as, the Autism Spectrum.  In Psychology Today, Dr. Romeo Vitelli shares his conceptualization of Sheldon Cooper, a character from...

The Unhappy Intellectually Gifted Child

Being gifted may come with challenges.  In Psychology Today, Dr. Marty Nemko interviewed Edward Amend, an expert in this area of study, to gain some insights into some of the issues that gifted individuals may encounter at some point in their lives. Here is a link to...

Study Suggests Autism Is being Overdiagnosed

Autism is on the rise and there is controversy on underlying reasons.  In Today.com, Maggie Fox writes about possible reasons this neuro-developmental disorder is being diagnosed at alarming higher rates. Here is a link to the article:...

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