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Jun 20, 2014
"Hello, With story recall tests, it can be hard to distinguish why the child had trouble. It can be due to a number of factors such as distractability, slow processing speed, trouble with working memory,or language comprehension/express..."
Jun 16, 2014
"Hi Jake, it is certainly possible to have dyslexia at any age. Many bright people find ways to compensate, so it is always hard to say when and to what extent dyslexia will impact people's achievement. For some it is a major obstacle and..."
May 21, 2014
"Hello Kaka, This sounds dreadful, and I hope your doctors can determine how to help you soon. I can not speak to the issues around Hep B, as I am a psychologist. I do know that you won't get a virus from laundry detergent ingestion, bu..."
Mar 25, 2014
"Hello, A neurologist is probably not going to be your best bet unless you have had significant head injuries (those with loss of consciousness or symptoms such as vomiting, blurred vision, and disorientation), or suspected seizures. Br..."
Feb 18, 2014
"Hello, Lying is a fairly common behavior in young children. Typically, children lie to avoid disappointing adults or to avoid punishment. Sometimes there will be lying for attention or to try to get some extra TLC from adults. In your da..."
Oct 13, 2013
"Hello Sara, I've always heard that physicians have to have OCD and ADHD to survive your training! As a non-prescriber, I can provide some education about medications but not specific treatment advice. Given that you are more complex t..."
Oct 10, 2013
"Hello, Since I do not know what measures your psychologist used or what the scores were, its hard for me to say much about what the results will mean for you and your child. It is the responsibility of your psychologist to help you und..."
Sep 17, 2013
"Hello, you should visit your primary care physician as soon as you can. The symptoms you are describing could be something serious and its important to get any medical cause identified quickly. Good luck! Rebecca Resnik Disclaimer: ..."
Sep 10, 2013
"Hey there-- I don't blame you for being worried about this, it sounds like a real problem. There's several things that could be going on. One possibility is that you have developed an anxiety related stutter or temporary tic. It could a..."
Jul 27, 2013
"Dyslexia can be diagnosed by a psychologist, school psychologist or doctor of education. Testing should include measures to assess IQ, attention, language, memory, letter recognition, phonological processing, site word, decoding, and com..."