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How To Facilitate Social Skills Development During Play Dates

2020-08-14T15:39:17+00:00

Tips on how to facilitate social skills developement during play dates! A quick sound byte for parentslooking for tips on how to facilitate social skills during play dates. Sincerely, Deb Pontillo, Ph.D. Director, San Diego Kids First

How To Facilitate Social Skills Development During Play Dates2020-08-14T15:39:17+00:00

October Update

2019-11-23T20:45:16+00:00

Breaking News! Our very own Dr. Deborah Pontillo was just featured in the SD Voyager! Click here to read the SD Voyager's interview with Dr. Pontillo, and learn more about her journey and getting San Diego Kids First to where it is today! Here's a sneak peek from the interview: "I loved doing evaluations at Rady Children’s [...]

October Update2019-11-23T20:45:16+00:00

October Newsletter

2019-11-23T20:44:49+00:00

At San Diego Kids First, we put the needs of our families above everything else. And as the needs of our community change, so do we. To better support our families, we’re welcoming an amazing new addition to our team! Starting mid-October, Dr. Alex Thibeault will be available for appointments. At San Diego Kids First, we [...]

October Newsletter2019-11-23T20:44:49+00:00

Dr.Elisabeth Thurlow

2020-07-16T18:26:36+00:00

Autism Spectrum Disorder: an important diagnosis NOT to miss It's also an imporant diagnosis NOT to make incorrectly It's tricky. And consequntial. And San Diego Kids First is here to help. I'm thrilled to announce another exceptional addition to our SDKF team. Dr.Elisabeth Thurlow, PsyD, has joined our practice bringing a [...]

Dr.Elisabeth Thurlow2020-07-16T18:26:36+00:00

Psychoeducational Assessment

2020-06-18T14:48:33+00:00

Our 3-Part Strategy for Individualized Assessments During COVID-19 At SD Kids First we are proud to offer individually tailored comprehensive assessments and scientifically-proven treatments to support attention, social/emotional development, & learning and mental health in children, teens, & adults. COVID-19 has turned all of our lives upside down, but some things haven't changed. Our evaluations [...]

Psychoeducational Assessment2020-06-18T14:48:33+00:00

September Newsletter

2019-11-23T20:36:30+00:00

YOU ASKED, WE LISTENED!  Our new girls-only social skills groups are starting soon, designed for girls ages 7-11 and 12-17! Our social skills groups will meet weekly to help girls learn vital social skills in a supportive environment optimal for learning and growth. Facilitated by Dr. Sarah Rangel, our bilingual staff psychologist and specialist in [...]

September Newsletter2019-11-23T20:36:30+00:00

June Newsletter

2019-11-23T20:27:58+00:00

Your ADHD Treatments: Are They Working? Join San Diego Kids First in helping to test an exciting new app to answer this question! These days, when hearing the words “inattention” or “impulsivity”, most people immediately think of ADHD. But the truth is that there are many causes of these behaviors. And even when ADHD is the cause, dialing in on [...]

June Newsletter2019-11-23T20:27:58+00:00

April Newsletter

2019-11-23T20:27:47+00:00

Parents of Children with ASD and Other Special Needs: For years, San Diego Kids First and I have been there for your child. But a child’s diagnosis impacts the entire family. That’s why we are also here for you. We all need support. Even those without any obvious obstacles, without named, “official” issues, benefit from knowing, [...]

April Newsletter2019-11-23T20:27:47+00:00