Linden Blog

February 21, 2018

Hair Pulling in Children and Adolescents

Trichotillomania, or compulsive hair pulling, usually begins with the onset of puberty, but it can start earlier in childhood. While the underlying cause is still unknown, there is no cure for trichotillomania, so early recognition and prompt treatment is vital for kids to learn to manage behaviors. What Trich Is Compulsive hair pulling tends to […]

November 29, 2017

Thriving During the Holidays With Your Sensory Sensitive Child

  The holidays are a time for getting together with family and friends, attending holiday parties, going shopping, and taking vacations from work and school. Unfortunately, these activities are also a time for deviating from the normal routine, and frequenting locations that are busy, loud and fast paced. For a child who has sensory issues, […]

October 18, 2017

Teaching Children and Teens with Attention Difficulties Skills for Success

“Sit still!” “Don’t touch that!” “You lost your jacket again?” “How many times do I have to tell you to clean your room?”…Sound familiar? Unfortunately, children and teens with attention difficulties tend to attract more negative feedback than their peers. On average, we are reprimanded ten times before we receive one message of praise. For […]

October 4, 2017

Helping Your Child with Attention Difficulties to Create Success at School

October is a time for pumpkins, Halloween costumes, fall festivals, football games and homecoming. It is also a time when your child’s school sends home the interim report for the very first quarter of the school year. This can be difficult if your child has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder/ Attention Deficit […]