Why Is My Child So Clumsy?

If your child seems to trip over his own two feet — and injures himself a lot — he may have dyspraxia, as well as ADHD. Here’s what you should know. BY CARA KOSCINSKI, MOT, OTR/L Do you wonder why your child is not good at skipping, riding a bicycle, or catching a...

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Can we ever kick our smartphone addiction?

Norman Doidge, M.D., is a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and author of The Brain That Changes Itself and The Brain's Way of Healing. He is on the Research Faculty at Columbia University's Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research and on the faculty at the...

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The Importance of Learning Handwriting

Despite advancements in technology, handwriting is still the most common and necessary means of communication and evaluation of a child’s knowledge in school, in particular the primary and elementary school grades.  A misperception by some is, “As long as I can read...

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