8 Things You Need To Know Before Giving Your Child Psychiatric Medication

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8 Things You Need to Know Before Giving Your Child Psychiatric Medication


Medication has been an important part of the complex process of taking care of my son. I credit one psychiatric medication with getting him out of his bed and into the kind of mischief you’d expect from a 4-year-old, like appearing on top of the refrigerator. I blame another medication for temporarily turning him into a dozing Eeyore.


Not Even Being a Child Psychologist Prepared Me for a Child with Autism



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I worked so hard to get parents to see their child’s perspective. The child’s anxiety had become unbearable, and the parent needed to bear part of that burden with patience.

What I couldn’t fully see until it happened to me, was the larger burden placed on the parents.

10 Reasons My Son Won’t Eat His Dinner. An Exercise in Futility?



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“When is it going to be okay for me to treat James like Charlie the dog? I want to put down a bowl of Oatmeal Squares three times a day and let him eat it with his hands. It would save all of us a lot of trouble.”