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How Do SSRIs Work in the Teen Brain?

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 23, 2019

This could affect many students. Please consult your medical provider. May 30, 2019 SSRI is an acronym that parents and teens may hear when researching options for treating depression. SSRI stands for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. This drug is the most commonly prescribed antidepressant. In addition, SSRIs are prescribed to treat anxiety. How do SSRIs … Continue reading “How Do SSRIs Work in the Teen Brain?”

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M3: Microbiome, Metabolites and the Mind Study

  • Julie Warshaw
  • November 1, 2017

Our project aims to unravel the connection between bacteria in the gut and behavior. Specifically, we’re studying the impact of microbiome and genome variation on ASD phenotype with a crowdsourced approach on families with at least two children, one diagnosed with autism and a neurotypical sibling within 2 years of each other. We believe that … Continue reading “M3: Microbiome, Metabolites and the Mind Study”

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Make Homework More Engaging — And Boost Your Child’s Confidence, Too

  • Julie Warshaw
  • October 13, 2017

A very smart 10-year-old named Zach used to come home from school, sigh heavily, drop his backpack on the floor and say, “I don’t have any homework!” “How ’bout math? You usually have math,” his dad said. “I don’t wanna,” says Zach, “It’s stupid and boring” (which usually means, “It’s too hard”). [Free Resource: Solve … Continue reading “Make Homework More Engaging — And Boost Your Child’s Confidence, Too”

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“7 Reasons Why People with ADHD Should Work from Home”

  • Julie Warshaw
  • October 13, 2017

When I think about the best choices I have ever made in my life, two come to mind. First and foremost was my decision, three years ago, to quit my steady job at a newspaper and apply to the graduate program in WGSS at Oregon State University. But a close second was deciding not to go back … Continue reading ““7 Reasons Why People with ADHD Should Work from Home””

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“Five Ways to Parent an Extreme Child Through Elementary School”

  • Julie Warshaw
  • October 13, 2017

Parenting is messy and hard. Teaching is messy and hard. Both are exhausting beyond words. So this is a list from a teacher who is also the parent of a child with invisible disabilities that will help to educate educators and prepare parents for what parenting our children through public education might look like. 5. … Continue reading ““Five Ways to Parent an Extreme Child Through Elementary School””

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Warning: Even Doctors Make Medication Mistakes

  • Julie Warshaw
  • October 12, 2017

Most doctors know little about the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD at any point in the life cycle. This is largely because they didn’t receive training in attention deficit in med school. If you have a clinician who is willing to work with your child, and has a good reputation among other parents dealing with … Continue reading “Warning: Even Doctors Make Medication Mistakes”

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Girls with ADHD Are Slipping Through the Cracks

  • Julie Warshaw
  • October 11, 2017

Symptoms of inattentive ADHD are more common among girls. They are also easier to ignore or misdiagnose than are stereotypical symptoms of hyperactivity. This means too many girls are growing up undiagnosed, untreated, and burdened by feelings of shame and embarrassment. Stop the cycle by evaluating your daughter’s symptoms with this self-test video. [embedded content] … Continue reading “Girls with ADHD Are Slipping Through the Cracks”

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Commissioner of Education Upholds Violations of School Ethics Act

  • Julie Warshaw
  • October 10, 2017

On September 11, 2017, the New Jersey Commissioner of Education (“Commissioner”) affirmed six decisions by the New Jersey School Ethics Commission (“SEC”) that various board of education members violated the School Ethics Act for failing to timely complete school board member training. These board members received penalties ranging from suspensions to reprimands. N.J.S.A. 18A:12-33 of … Continue reading “Commissioner of Education Upholds Violations of School Ethics Act”

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“If You Get Out of That Bed One More Time…”

  • Julie Warshaw
  • October 9, 2017

It’s after 9pm on a school night. Bedtime was over an hour ago, but Jasmine has just gotten out of her bed for the infinity-th time. “If you get out of that bed one more time, you’re gonna be in trouble,” I say. I’m not angry, just firm. Nevertheless, she starts to cry. “But I … Continue reading ““If You Get Out of That Bed One More Time…””

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Official Rules: NeuroPlus Sweepstakes

  • Julie Warshaw
  • October 6, 2017

NEUROPLUS SWEEPSTAKESOFFICIAL RULESEnter the Sweepstakes Here Sponsor: The NeuroPlus Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by New Hope Media, LLC d/b/a ADDitude, 108 W. 39th St. Suite 805, New York NY 10018 (“Sponsor”). Sweepstakes Entry Period: The Sweepstakes starts at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on 10/10/17 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on 10/24/17 (“Sweepstakes Entry … Continue reading “Official Rules: NeuroPlus Sweepstakes”

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