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"To be a man, a boy must see a man."  (J.R. Moehringer)

Children do not develop on their own - they only develop within relationships.

There has been an explosion in the prescribing of medication for very young children, particularly preschool and kindergarten boys (Juli Zito , Univ. of Maryland)

"Moody" and "unpredictable" are adjectives parents will often use when referring to their teenagers.

"The thing that impresses me most about North America is the way parents obey their children"    (King Edward VII , 1841-1910)

If there is no relationship - nothing else matters !

"Unexpressed feeling never die. They are buried alive and come back later in ugly ways." (Stephen Covey)

"Cutting" is a visible sign to the world that you are hurting.

Children mimic well. They catch what they see better than they follow what they hear.

The mistake that Sharon and I both made is we never set any boundaries.  (Ozzy Osbourne)

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What are the Different Brand Names of the Medications

ADHD medications come in two different types : stimulant and non stimulant.

There are 2 types of active drugs used in STIMULANT medications:

1. Methylphenidate:

- Ritalin

- Biphenton

- Concerta

- Metadate CD

- Daytrana  (skin patch)

- Focalin

2. Amphetamine

- Dexedrine

- Adderall

- Vyvance

Trials with these medications have proven to have positive effects in approximately 80% of individuals with ADHD.

There are 2 types of drugs used in  NON STIMULATE medications:

1. Atomoxetine (SNRI)

- Strattera

2. Guanfcine

- Clonidine

- Intuniv

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Workshops

+ Behaviour Management

This full day or 2 evening workshop will introduce you [...]

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+ Lick Your Kids

  “Lick Your Kids” (figuratively not literally) (2 hours) First [...]

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+ A Parent’s Guide to the Teenage Brain

  A teenager’s brain is not just an adult brain [...]

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+ Reading Rescue

A program for children with reading problems

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+ Taming a Toddler

Many parents wonder what hit them when their sweet little baby turns into an unreasonable toddler – ideas for dealing with mealtime, bedtime, temper tanturms, toilet training, noncompliance, etc.

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NOL 2BO

Phone: (519) 485-4678
Fax: (519) 485-0281

Email: info@rickharper.ca

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