Brain Training Programs for ADHD, Dyslexia and other Learning Disorders: Issues & Controversies

Parents are eager to help their ADHD or LD child, and in response, there is a wave of new companies offering hope by touting extraordinary claims. At Turning Point, we have decided to dig a little deeper to determine if their claims are backed by nonbiased, reputable science. Buzz words…

“13 Reasons Why” Netflix Series: What to consider

“13 Reasons Why” Netflix Series has gained a lot of attention since its release last month. Although the goal of the series is to raise suicide prevention awareness, it’s also raising some concerns that suicide prevention experts are asking everyone to be aware of. There are some potential risks involved…

How to talk to your teenager- tips for better communication

Teenagers face many changes physically, mentally, and emotionally as they develop into young adults. In order for them to grow up they must begin to separate from their parents. This process is probably as painful for them as it is for parents, even if it doesn’t appear that way. As…

ADHD & LD APPS for learning, development, and recreation

ADHD These days, everyone seems to have some kind of device not far away, making smartphone and tablet apps ideal tools for ADHD symptom management. If you or your child is having trouble getting through assigned work or can’t seem to focus at work or around the house, find help…

Summer Camps for Gifted & Talented Kids

Thinking about summer already? Before you begin the search for your kid’s summer camp you may want to read “Time to Start Thinking About Summer!” http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/think_summer.htm by Sue Lein, who is not only a parent of gifted children but also the camp director of a coed, residential camp geared toward…