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Exploring a Diagnosis of ADHD and ASD

By Toneya Ashby, Psychologist Individuals on the Autism Spectrum often present with additional diagnoses, which are referred to as co-morbidities. One of the most common co-morbid diagnoses for an individual…

7 Habits Than Can Damage a Relationship

By Sonya Blandford, Psychologist Both choice theory and reality therapy were created by Dr William Glasser, a Psychologist.  A chief tenet of choice theory is that, while people are ultimately…

Sibling Influences on Theory of Mind

By Amy Cleator, Provisional Psychologist Theory of Mind (ToM) can be defined as the ability to understand that people (including self and others) have thoughts, beliefs, desires and emotions, which…

Tip Sheet for Teachers: Girls with ASD

By Joshua King, Clinical Psychologist Registrar Autism is characterised by social, sensory processing and communication differences, as well as rigid and repetitive behaviours, and sometimes special interests that engage the…

How Much Screen Time is Too Much?

By Dr David Zimmerman, Clinical Psychologist Research suggests that children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) spend more time on video games and computers than their peers (Mazurek et…