Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional defiant disorder is described by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) as an ongoing pattern of disobedient, hostile and defiant behavior toward authority figures which goes beyond the bounds of normal childhood behavior. Children who have it may appear to be very stubborn, negative and non-compliant. According to the DSM-IV the […]

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Mathematics disorder (Dyscalculia)

Children with mathematics disorder have difficulty learning and remembering numerals, cannot remember basic facts about numbers and are slow and inaccurate in their calculations. Typically children with mathematics disorder perform poorly in four groups of skills. These are: * Linguistic skills (i.e. skills related to understanding mathematical terms and converting written problems into mathematical symbols) […]

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