Psychotherapist, author, expert in social skills training for children for over 25 years, Cathi Cohen provides articles and resources for parents or caretakers.

April 3, 2017

Can’t Sit Still!

Anyone who knows kids knows that they aren’t designed to sit still for extended periods of time. There’s a reason for that! Movement stimulates more blood […]
April 27, 2015

Get Moving. Get Learning.

Now that the end of school is in sight, kids are starting to get fidgety. Restless kiddos are a population I know something about. Having worked […]
June 28, 2014

Parents of children with autism often have autistic traits

Just read an interesting article in Medical Xpress.  Lyall Constantino headed up a team of researchers looking at the social skills of the parents of autistic […]
November 6, 2013

Dear Cathi: F.O.S.T.E.R. Peace at Home with Your ADHD Child

Dear Cathi, I am a pediatrician in Reston and I see a lot of kids with ADHD. Some of them require medication and all of them […]
July 3, 2013

Best Apps for your Children

We get a lot of questions from our parents about what the best apps are for their children. We thought we would compile some resources here […]
July 30, 2012

ADHD: Understanding social differences between boys and girls

For the child with AD/HD, there are many common characteristics in both sexes but they surface and get played out quite differently between boys and girls. […]
May 10, 2012

Testing Your Child for ADHD

If your child’s teacher tells you that she thinks your child may have AD/HD, you may want to consider getting him/her diagnosed. A diagnosis of AD/HD […]
October 17, 2011

CHADD of Northern Virginia hosting two sessions exploring bullying, Cathi Cohen guest speaker

We often hear about children who for years are bullied and excluded as a result of a physical, academic or behavioral difference. In response to these […]
September 5, 2011

Is your child’s ADHD causing social problems in school?

Confused, wanting to know how you can help? Here are some things you can do: (An abbreviated excerpt from Cathi Cohen’s book “Raise your Child’s Social IQ”) […]