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Tourette Syndrome: What Parents Need to Know

Tourette Syndrome: What Parents Need to Know

Tourette's affects 1 in 360 kids. Here's what parents need to know, from tics to treatment

May 2015
Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia (aka childhood apraxia of speech) is difficult to diagnose. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.

March 2015
Dyslexia: Fix the Disconnect

Dyslexia: Fix the Disconnect

Defining and diagnosing dyslexia helps parents and schools connect to help kids with learning differences succeed. Plus, New Jersey's new dyslexia laws.

March 2014
ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in kids is rising dramatically. Philadelphia-area experts discuss the new ADHD information and what parents should do if they feel their child is misdiagnosed.

June 2013
Differences Welcome

Differences Welcome

Families with kids with special needs have many opportunities to explore programming and entertainment at area attractions this spring. Local family venues offer special events this month in recognition of Autism Awareness, as well as ongoing programming for kids with sensory issues.

April 2013
Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder

A starkly real condition lacks recognition as a diagnosis — with a photo essay by Brian Mengini, The Faces of SPD.

January 2013
Unstuck: Escaping OCD's Grip

Unstuck: Escaping OCD's Grip

Strategies include freeing the mind from obsessions and compulsive behavior. Viruses sometimes cause the disorder.

July 2012
Pediatric Cancer Research Advances

Pediatric Cancer Research Advances

Scientists have made tremendous progress in understanding the basic genetics of cancer — why some kids get it and some don't.

November 2011
Parents Offer ADHD Advice

Parents Offer ADHD Advice

On the MetroKids Facebook page and at the support website DailyStrength, we asked parents of kids with ADHD for suggestions to other parents. Here’s what they said.

July 2011
Bipolar's Alarming Increase

Bipolar's Alarming Increase

Is it real, or just better recognition and diagnosis?

May 2011

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Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

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Autism: Through My Eyes

Autism: Through My Eyes

10 things kids with autism want the world to know

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