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Articles about mental health issues that the Federation of Families of SC thinks is of interest to parents and families.

The Unique Adolescent Brain

The chief of the Unit on Brain Imaging in the Child Psychiatry Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Jay Giedd, M.D. partcipated in a live Google+ Hangout on September 26th addressing the mysteries of the adolescent brain and what … Continue reading

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Helping Your Child to Become a Self-Advocate

We at Federation of Families of SC value and teach advocacy skills starting with self-advocacy and leading up to advocating at the federal level. The National Center for Learning Disabilities has an excellent blog post about seven ways to foster … Continue reading

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ADHD Webinar with Kirk Martin

ADDitude online magazine hosted a webinar this afternoon with Kirk Martin of www.celebratecalm.com as the speaker. It was informative and gave many concrete examples of ideas to try out with your son or daughter with ADHD. The webinar was titled: … Continue reading

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