Childhood Mental Disorders and Illnesses
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Introduction to Disorders of ChildhoodIntellectual DisabilitiesMotor Skills DisordersLearning DisordersCommunication DisordersAutism and Pervasive Developmental DisordersADHD and Disruptive Behavior DisordersFeeding and Elimination DisordersAnxiety DisordersReactive Attachment DisorderStereotypic Movement DisorderTic DisordersInfancy, Childhood or Adolescence, Not Otherwise Specified
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Autism
Child & Adolescent Development: Overview
Parenting
Child Development & Parenting: Infants (0-2)
Child Development & Parenting: Early (3-7)
Child Development & Parenting: Middle (8-11)

Reviewed Childhood Mental Disorders and Illnesses Articles Links


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Fact Sheet: Oppositional Defiant Disorder
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
This fact sheet provides an overview of ODD, including symptoms, treatment methods and coping strategies for parents, as well as links to additional information.

ODD and Conduct Disorder
Dr Jim Chandler
This article provides an extensive overview of ODD and Conduct Disorder, including descriptions, symptoms, and prognosis/treatment, with both medical and non-medical approaches covered. This is definitely an article worth reading.

ADDitude Magazine
Bob Seay
An online magazine about ADD/ADHD, glossary and Ask the Expert.

Kids Health Intellectual Disabilities
Nemours Foundation
This short article explains intellectual disabilities including causes to children to promote understanding of the disorders.




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