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Fear Monsters - Will my child ever be normal?

Autism / ADD Interventions and Issues For January 2008
Martin is a handsome thirty six year old man with a masters degree in history. He is also single, has had no full time job, and still lives at home with his mother. Not because he wants to, mind you, albeit she and he get along quite well. Rather, Martin has Asperger's, a rather serious case, and on a severity scale from one to ten I'd say Martin would rate a nine. On a good day.

Fear Monsters

Jennifer is an attractive, thirty something year old health professional; a licensed physical therapist. She is also so bright were you to meet her you could not help but notice how intelligent she is. Very intelligent, in fact. Yet when her second son, Aidan, at age one, failed to be as verbally precocious as her first son, she panicked and immediately assumed the worst. Her son must have the diagnosis du jour. Aidan must be autistic.

You can stop ADHD in 18 Days

Imagine that you are a ten year-old child. You have a child's nervous, excited energy…even more so than other children your age. You are just as bright as your classmates, but your grades done reflect it. You just can't seem to focus on your classes. While your teacher is talking, your eyes dart around the room. Perhaps your foot taps anxiously, or you doodle incessantly when you should be taking notes. You are frequently called down in your class for being disruptive. Your teachers and parents become frustrated with you—you become frustrated with yourself.

Stop ADHD in 18 Days!

We live in a day and age where everything from food preparation to treatment of health conditions is expected to be fast, extremely fast. The public wants, as they say, “their cake and eat it too”, without gaining weight or affecting the body in any negative way. The consumer is subliminally manipulated by the pharmaceutical and food manufacturers with a mind set that sickness is common, and you deserve to reward yourself with food.

Alcohol and Substance abuse will not take away your fears

Your fears, anxieties, and other problems have the best of you and you don't know where to turn for help. At some point you feel totally helpless as you struggle each day. No matter what you do, you cannot run away or hide from your fears. In these cases, some people will use alcohol or other substances to feel better.
Alcohol and substance abuse or any other addictions will not take away your problems and fears. In the short run, they might make you feel better, but in the long run these addictions will only make things worse.

Managing your OCD, Panic Attacks and Obsessive Thoughts

There are times that we encounter fearful thoughts that can be difficult to manage. For some people, the more they try to get rid of the thoughts, the stronger the thoughts become and the more difficult they become to manage. As a result, here is a brief list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their fearful and obsessive thoughts and anxieties.

A Review of Techniques in Managing your Depresison

Some people have a difficult time in managing their depression. Sometimes, their depression and fears can get best of them. As a result, here is a short list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their depression.

Managing your persistent fears, depression, and everyday anxieties

Everybody deals with anxiety and depression, however some people have a hard time in managing it. As a result, here is a brief list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their most persistent fears and every day anxieties.

When facing a current or upcoming task that overwhelms you with a lot of anxiety, the first thing you can do is to divide the task into a series of smaller steps. Completing these smaller tasks one at a time will make the stress more manageable and increases your chances of success.

Wiring the Brain to Read

There are 20 million children in the United States who struggle with learning and reading. That number does not reflect the number of individuals who are not yet in school or those who have already graduated or left school. Individuals who struggle with academic demands are not able to reach their full potential which ultimately decides their future such as what kind of jobs they will have, who their friends will be, and what kind of contributions they will make to society.

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

Most academic accomplishments are measured through language-based communication, however more than 65% of all communication is conveyed nonverbally. As speech and language pathologists we are well trained and quite experienced in identifying language-based disorders. Nonverbal learning disabilities (NLD) are much more difficult to identify.