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Dr. Olague & Angie McCormick

2020-12-06T23:56:22+00:00

Our family of clinicians continues to grow with the newest addition of Dr. Jesse Olague! Along with Dr. Olague, we now have ourselves a full-time office manager, Angie McCormick, whom I bet you have already communicated with by now! She is wonderful at helping with client requests and managing the schedules of our wonderful group. [...]

Dr. Olague & Angie McCormick2020-12-06T23:56:22+00:00

My Top 10 Classroom Strategies to Help your Child Focus and Pay Attention!

2014-01-11T10:33:43+00:00

By popular demand, here are my 10 top school recommendations for children struggling with focus and attention in class! Remember, no one strategy will be effective for every child. Take this list to school with you to discuss with your child's teacher which strategies would fit your child the best!! 1. Preferred Seating. Try placing [...]

My Top 10 Classroom Strategies to Help your Child Focus and Pay Attention!2014-01-11T10:33:43+00:00

Is sensory processing disorder (SPD) the new ‘catch phrase? Are we over-diagnosing?

2014-05-29T01:01:34+00:00

Question: "What is your opinion on "sensory processing delay"and OT therapy? Is this being overly diagnosed in your opinion and the new catch phrase? Thank you." -K   Dear K: Thank you so much for submitting this question.  I  think there are many parents like yourselves who share the same concerns. To provide you the [...]

Is sensory processing disorder (SPD) the new ‘catch phrase? Are we over-diagnosing?2014-05-29T01:01:34+00:00

How to Manage ADHD Effectively WITHOUT the Use of Medication (Part I)

2012-10-02T06:23:20+00:00

How to Manage ADHD Effectively WITHOUT the Use of Medication (Part 1 of a series) Dear Dr. Deb, Our 7-year-old son was just diagnosed with ADHD. Our pediatrician has recommended that we start him on medication, however my husband and I are hesitant to put him on medication this young. We are hoping that maybe [...]

How to Manage ADHD Effectively WITHOUT the Use of Medication (Part I)2012-10-02T06:23:20+00:00

Dr. Pontillo’s Top 5 Myths About ADHD – Debunked!

2012-10-09T12:17:26+00:00

Dr. Deb’s Top 5 Myths About ADHD – Debunked! My child is not hyperactive, therefore he/she can’t have ADHD. This is a very common misperception. There actually are 3 subtypes of ADHD – children who mostly show symptoms of inattention, children who mostly show symptoms of hyperactivity/impulsivity, or children who have a little of both [...]

Dr. Pontillo’s Top 5 Myths About ADHD – Debunked!2012-10-09T12:17:26+00:00

What do I do when I think my child has ADHD?

2013-04-02T20:35:11+00:00

Hi Dr. Deb, I was referred to you by my friend. She said you would be able to help me with my son. Earlier this week during a parent teacher conference his teacher and I came to the conclusion that he should be looked at for ADD/ADHD. He is a good hearted child he just [...]

What do I do when I think my child has ADHD?2013-04-02T20:35:11+00:00
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