Blog Post

Archive | Blog Post

The Field School: Speaker Series

April 27, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog Post,Lectures   |   0 Comments

The Field School: SPEAKER SERIES Thursday, May 4 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The Field School 2301 Foxhall Road, NW Washington, DC 20007 “Stress, Resilience and the Adolescent Brain: The Science and Practice of Helping Our Children Thrive” Featuring: William R. Stixrud, Ph.D., a clinical neuropsychologist, a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the Children’s National Medical Center, and an [...]

Read More »

INPSYDER Spotlight: Dr. Robb Mapou

March 02, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog Post,News   |   0 Comments

Dr. Robb Mapou, PhD Dr. Robb Mapou has been in practice for thirty years, twenty-eight out of the thirty in Maryland. He was board certified in clinical neuropsychology in 1992. Currently, he is the Director of Adult Neuropsychology at the Stixrud Group, in Silver Spring, where he’s practiced since 1993. The practice specializes in the [...]

Read More »

Transcendental Meditation and Adolescent Brain Development

February 19, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog Post   |   0 Comments

REGISTER NOW St. Louis/Brentwood TM Center 2025 S. Brentwood, Suite 201 • St. Louis, MO 63144 Center: (314) 324-7974 • Cell: (641) 919-3296 • mblitz@tm.org Special Guest Speaker: Neuropsychologist William Stixrud, Phd. (via video conference call)  Sunday, February 28 Group Meditation & Advanced Lecture (free as part of ongoing followup program) Group Meditation (3:30 PM) Advanced Lecture & Discussion (4:00-5:30 PM) [...]

Read More »

Bill Stixrud Featured on Maria Shriver’s Website

October 07, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog Post,News,What's New   |   0 Comments

Our own Bill Stixrud had an article featured on Maria Shriver’s website, mariashriver.com, entitled 5 Tips to Help Your Child Manage Back to School Stress!   The full article can be read here: http://mariashriver.com/blog/2014/10/5-tips-to-help-your-children-manage-back-to-school-stress-dr-william-stixrud/

Read More »

Dr. Robb Mapou interviewed on local news

July 03, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog Post,Lectures,What's New   |   0 Comments

Dr. Robb Mapou was recently interviewed by Andrea Roane (WUSA, Channel 9 news) for a segment about ADHD in children, during which he refutes a “local expert’s” view that ADHD does not exist.  To see the interview, click  here.

Read More »

New Blog! (Dr. Stixrud): The Importance of Independent Schools in an Age of Inclusion

November 13, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog Post   |   0 Comments

Throughout my career as a clinical neuropsychologist, I have been a big fan of the independent schools that serve students with special needs.  I recall that when the field of special education was developing, experienced educators intuitively knew that students who do not learn easily or are not developing at a typical rate need highly [...]

Read More »

New Blog Post! Myths of Autism

October 28, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog Post   |   0 Comments

                                                        Myths about Autism                                 Individuals with high-functioning autism or Asperger’s…. Social/Emotional Myths Don’t want to make friends.   Some individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) really want to have friends but do not know how. Can’t make friends.   Many individuals with ASD do have friends; often their friendship forms around a shared interest. Don’t engage well with [...]

Read More »

Starr Stixrud (new blog post): Where should my child go to school?

October 10, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog Post,What's New   |   0 Comments

Where should my child go to school? This is a common questions parents ask who’ve recently had their child evaluated at our practice.  In fact, help with school placement is often one of the reasons that children are brought in for evaluations in the first place.  Let me say first that the psychologists and the [...]

Read More »

Activity Rocket! (New blog post by Starr Stixrud)

September 18, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog Post   |   0 Comments

Getting to Know You My name is Starr Stixrud and for the past 23 years I have been the administrative director for The Stixrud Group (TSG).  We are a group of psychologists and neuro psychologists who evaluate children, adolescents, and adults with a wide range of learning differences and or social difficulties. In addition, I [...]

Read More »

Dr. Lisa Martin (New Blog): Letting Go of the Guilt: Biological Reasons for a Child’s Challenges

February 18, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog Post   |   0 Comments

Lately I can’t stop reading about the brain.  I think my renewed interest has been sparked by comments from the parents I see.  “Why does my son become so angry?”  “Why does my daughter worry so much?”  “Why can’t my child read social cues?”  And perhaps most striking.. “Why is my child so different from [...]

Read More »