Diagnostic Criteria So, here is the DSM-V diagnostic criteria for ADHD. We are pretty familiar with these symptoms and recognize the impact they can have […]
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Dr. John Carosso and Dr. Robert Lowenstein specialize in the evaluation and treatment of ADHD, Autism, behavioral and learning issues, anxiety, depression, and trauma. They can be seen in offices in Pittsburgh, Monroeville, Greensburg, Monessen, and surrounding areas.
The Importance of the Executive Functions ADHD is described as a disorder of the prefrontal lobe of our cerebral cortex, which is the area of […]
Written by Dr. John Carosso How do you discipline your child? Most parents rely on raising their voice, pestering, threatening, loss of privilege, and time-out, […]
Written by Dr. John Carosso Go ahead, you can admit it; it’s kinda scary… On one hand you’re excited for the start of summer and […]
Written by Dr. John Carosso Of all the options… There are a host of ways to help manage ADHD and its primary symptoms of impulsivity, […]
Written by Dr. John Carosso So, is there a “cure”? There is not a “cure” for dyslexia. However, to better-understand the answer to this question, […]
Written by Dr. John Carosso Reading issues are frustrating for both children and parents. If you your child is struggling, and you have concerns about […]
Written by Dr. John Carosso What does it mean to “increase structure” Parents are often told about the importance of structure, that they need to […]
Written by Dr. John Carosso To compare or not to compare? Parents often quickly correct themselves after making comparisons between their kids, saying “I know […]
Written by Dr. John Carosso What I’m expected to do… As a psychologist, I’m expected to talk about traditional and clinically-relevant approaches to help kids, […]
From Dr. John Carosso For many parents with kiddos struggling with any number of behavioral health or developmental issues such as ADHD and Autism, the […]
Written by Dr. John Carosso The discipline trap How beneficial is time-out, taking away the TV, or ‘grounding’ a child from going outside? Of course, […]