Back-To-School Nights & Parent-Teacher Conferences: start your child’s school year off right!

When September comes, children go back to school and parents begin the job of managing homework, activities, and school life. I have compiled some tips to help parents prepare for their first parent-teacher conference and/or back-to-school night.

To make the school year a successful one for you and your child, I offer you the following […]

Examining the Florida Bus Case: Lessons For All Parents

As a psychologist and overall advocate for children with special needs, I am horrified and saddened by the behavior of James Willie Jones on a Seminole County, Florida school bus on September 3rd. However, I am equally appalled at the actions, or lack thereof, by the school bus driver and school district to protect Mr. […]

Dr. Leighton Brooks Joins Child & Family Psychology Staff

New Child Psychiatrist Brings Background in Pediatrics

Dr. Renee Clauselle, a practicing child psychologist with a private practice in Franklin Square, New York, has announced that Dr. Leighton Brooks, a child psychiatrist, has joined the staff of Child & Family Psychology. With a background in both Pediatrics and Child Psychiatry, Dr. Brooks will work with […]