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'What Teens Need Most From Their Parents' from the Wall Street Journal

Jan 19 , 2017
    Check out a little excerpt from this article from the Wall Street Journal below, and click the link at the bottom to read the full article! "The teenage years can be mystifying for parents. Sensible children turn scatter-brained or start having wild ...
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Dr. Elizabeth Lee to serve as Child Clinical Director for 'Our Time' Program

Jan 12 , 2017
Dr. Elizabeth Lee will be serving as the Child Clinical Director for this no-cost grief support retreat for youth & adults. For more information, click here. Read More

Randomized Placebo-Controlled Study of Lovastatin in Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1

Nov 16 , 2016
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Shelby's Story: High Rates of Head Injury Lead to National Rule Change in High School Cheerleading

Oct 21 , 2016
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DR. ACKERSON PROUD TO PARTICIPATE IN PROJECT WITH LONG-TIME PARTNER, ACDRS

Oct 14 , 2016
Dr. Joseph Ackerson, Ph.D., recently contributed an article for long-time partner, Alabama Child Death Review System in their 2012 report.  View the ACDRS report here!  ACDRS 2012 Data Report...
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Dr. Austin Cited in Article

Sep 21 , 2016
Dr. Heather Austin, Ph.D., was recently cited in an article about what it is like to be a licensed clinical psychologist in different parts of the United States written by the American Psychological Association. Check out this article by clicking here!...
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Positive Maturity Top 50 Over 50 Recipient

Aug 19 , 2016
  Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Ackerson on his Top 50 Over 50 award from Positive Maturity! Read more about it here: http://www.top50over50.com/2016-recipients.html...
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LUNCH TIME!

Aug 19 , 2016
  Think of school lunch for your child as the fuel you put in your tank. Choose the wrong kind of fuel, and your child might run out of energy before the day is over. Some children prefer the cafeteria selections at their school while others prefer to bring their lunches from home. If your child prefers the cafeteria, take time either in the evenings or weekly to sit...
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Back to School!

Aug 09 , 2016
Ah, the lazy days of summer are over and it’s the official start day for schools. Going back to school can be an exciting but also uneasy time for children and teens. Anxieties can be especially high when the child or teen is transitioning to a brand new school system or a new building (e.g., elementary to middle school or from middle school to high school). Parents, there...
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Drew Long and Caroline's Cart

Jun 03 , 2016
  So honored to have met Drew Long and to have heard her story of love and perseverance. Drew Long's middle child Caroline was born with Rhett Syndrome. Years ago when Caroline outgrew a typical shopping cart she realized that there were no carts for older children and adults with disabilities. Today Caroline's cart is in every state and 4 countries and has impacte...
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