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Oct 15, 2018

Topic - Gorillas and Teenagers

Gorillas and teenagers have a lot in common. They both have little impulse control and show an indiscriminate need to mate. Primates and humans share similar family dynamics, social behavior and emotional expressions. But, unlike humans, gorillas know when to get their kids out into the...


Oct 12, 2018

Topic - The Dangers Of Adhd That No One Talks About

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is much more dangerous than you know. Kids and adults with ADHD have more emergency room visits, multiple jobs and relationships of short duration. Their “conflict driven behavior” gets them into trouble with...


Oct 11, 2018

Topic - We Need Help With Food

Many kids who’ve been diagnosed with disorders and disabilities have limited diets and digestive problems. I wish that some of our prominent chefs would put their collective talents together and give us ideas to address these needs. For example, kids on the spectrum with inadequate jaw...


Oct 10, 2018

Topic - Lessons From The Witness Stand

I’ve spent many hours on the witness stand testifying in trials. Here’s what I’ve learned about communicating with integrity. Make sure you understand the question and take your time answering it. Make sure that you and others are talking about the same thing. If your child...


Oct 9, 2018

Topic - The Things I Tell My College-Bound Students

I’ve tested a number of college-bound kids so they can have classroom accommodations. I tell them things they’re not likely to hear from others. Here’s the list: Develop a healthy suspicion and mistrust of everyone. Make them earn trust; don’t loan anything...