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  2001-10-21   Play Therapy
While there are many wonderful ideas described in the growing number of play therapy books, it can be both helpful and rewarding to develop your own creativity and spontaneity with play therapy ideas of your own.

  2001-10-21   Autism
Autism is a biological disorder of the brain that impairs communication and social skills. It encompasses a broad spectrum of disorders that may range from mild to severe.

  2001-10-21   Overview of Autism
It has been over 50 years since Dr. Leo Kanner, a psychiatrist at Johns Hopkins University, wrote the first paper applying the term 'autism' to a group of children who were self-absorbed and who had severe social, communication, and behavioral problems.

  2001-10-21   Teaching Children with Attention Deficit Disorder
ADD is a chronic disorder that can begin in infancy and extend through adulthood, having negative effects on a child's life at home, school, and within the community. It is conservatively estimated that 3 to 5% of our school-age population is affected by ADD.

  2001-10-21   Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is relatively common; however, its actual incidence has only recently become clear. The neurotransmitter serotonin appears to have a central role in this disorder.

  2001-10-21   Tactile Defensiveness
Parents of children born prematurely have found these activities useful for tactile defensiveness.

  2001-10-21   Tourettes Syndrome
Tourette syndrome is a inherited neurological disorder characterized by repeated and involuntary body movements, called tics and uncontrollable vocal sounds.

  2001-10-21   Therapist FAQ
Brief answers to common questions posed by clinicians are provided below with recommended references for further reading.