There has been a lot of news articles generated over the last month in relation to the CDC posting some statistics and emphasizing that “behavior therapy is the recommended first line treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in young children, and should be tried before medication is prescribed” for children ages 2-5 years old. You can find some additional description on the CDC’s website.
Given some of the discussions I’ve heard I thought it would be useful to pass along a few helpful, free online resources:
Here is a website with some free lectures from Dr. Russell Barkley.
The Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology has a website called “Effective Child Therapy.”
I also recorded some audio podcasts in the past where I interview some interesting people. They are now available on YouTube; they include some interviews relevant to helping out children with behavioral issues:
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