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Moving Beyond Appearance

Sadly, we sometimes hear from girls as young as 6 years old about their fears of being fat.  As girls move toward the teen years, research shows a significant increase in what we refer to as body dissatisfaction. We hear from worried parents, “what can I do to help my daughter feel good about her…

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Frequently Asked Questions about Comprehensive Individualized Assessment for Girls and Teens

Neuropsychological, Cognitive, Educational, and Psychological Testing 1. What is a Comprehensive Individualized Assessment?  There are many reasons to consider an assessment for yourself or your daughter.  Our Comprehensive Individualized Assessment can include neuropsychological, cognitive, educational, and/or psychological testing, depending on what is needed.  We individualize each assessment protocol to address the particular questions to be…

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Girls and ADHD

Dr. Chris Cooper, consultant and clinical director of the Institute’s Comprehensive Individualized Assessment Program, notes that many things can cause girls to be distracted and have difficulty focusing. It can be ADHD. It can also be anxiety or depression or a reaction to bullying or other traumatic experience. That said, some studies estimate that as…

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