Do you know about Selective Mutism? – 您知道什麽是選擇性失語症嗎?

Selective Mutism (SM) is an anxiety disorder in which a child who is talkative at home is unable to speak in other settings, such as school. Parents often notice signs of SM when a child is 3 or 4 years old, and may spend a whole year in preschool without saying a word. Quick facts at […]

Season’s Greetings! – 僅祝聖誕及新年快樂!

During the festive season, our centres will be closed on HK public holidays (25/12, 26/12 and 01/01) and open on all other days. Have a wonderful time with your families! – 佳節期間,本中心除公衆假期(十二月二十五、二十六及一月一日)外,會照常開放。 祝闔府安康!

Elderlies – Alzheimer’s or ADHD? – 老年痴呆症還是專注力不足過度活躍?

A group of leading scientists has suggested that in some cases, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in older people may be misdiagnosed as dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. They lament the lack of research on ADHD in older adults and call for more studies on this important topic. Read more on the New York Times: […]

School mornings without the stress – 沒有壓力的早晨

Getting kids ready and out the door for school is a daily struggle for many families. Child Mind Institute psychologist David Anderson calls school mornings a “perfect storm” because kids and parents have a hefty list of things to accomplish and a limited amount of time to do it in. When the clock is ticking […]

Myths about Dyslexia (5). – 對讀寫障礙(Dyslexia)的誤解 (5).

“Kids grow out of dyslexia.” Dyslexia is a lifelong condition, and adults with dyslexia continue to find reading more laborious than other people, but there are many, many extremely accomplished adults with dyslexia. – “誤解:有讀寫障礙的孩子長大了就會好.” 讀寫障礙會伴隨一生,有此障礙的人成年後,同樣會比其他人閲讀得更吃力,但有很多很多極端成功的成年人,他們也有讀寫障礙。