Attention problems

Is Your Teen Always Tired?

May 9, 2022

Sleep deprivation shows up across a variety of diagnostic categories. Approximately 30% of adolescents between 13 and 25 suffer from a sleep disorder. When I ask teens how they’re feeling, they will frequently answer, “Tired.” One of the first questions…

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Are You and Your Children Over-Scheduled?

May 9, 2022

While having my hair cut, my barber talked with me about over-scheduled children. He wondered how parents kept up with all of the activities. Parents wonder the same thing. In my office, parents question whether they should be taking kids…

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Resetting Sleep- Best Practices for a Good Night’s sleep

May 9, 2022

Sleep is fundamental to good mental and physical health. Sleep is the first item on our symptom checklist when you come to our office to complete paperwork. Sleep deprivation affects working memory and attention and makes it difficult to manage…

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Improving attention for kids: Shaping attention in virtual school

March 23, 2022

The following program utilizes a response cost strategy conducted between the parent and the child in an unobtrusive manner.  This program has been used effectively by regular classroom teachers with students who have high rates of off-task behavior. This program…

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ADHD and Learning Assessments by Telehealth

March 23, 2022

Are you interested in testing for ADHD or other learning disabilities? Does your child need to seek accommodations for school? Now is a perfect time! Behavioral Sciences of Alabama is currently offering CONTACTLESS psychoeducational/diagnostic testing. To get started, make a…

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