May2015

My Daughter’s Last Hope

Ella is fifteen. As a father, your biggest fear is someone hurting your baby girl. I had no idea I would end up saving her from herself. I knew something wasn’t right. Ella was becoming more withdrawn, quiet. She would hibernate in her room only to come out for meals.[…]

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Ask Dr. Cash: Are most child molesters homosexuals?

“Many parents have become concerned that children may be molested, encouraged to become sexually active, or even “recruited” into adopting a homosexual identity and lifestyle. Gay activists dismiss such concerns–in part, by strenuously insisting that there is no connection between homosexuality and the sexual abuse of children. However, despite efforts[…]

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Myth Buster: Homosexuality is a mental illness that can be treated

“Even in purely nonreligious terms, homosexuality represents a misuse of the sexual faculty and, in the words of one Catholic educator, of “human construction.” It is a pathetic little second-rate substitute for reality, a pitiable flight from life. As such it deserves fairness, compassion, understanding and, when possible, treatment. But[…]

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Fact or Fiction: What Do You Really Know About Homosexuality?

Propaganda has played a big role in the fight against gay equality. For hundreds of years, certain groups have sought out to demonize the gay community, creating fictitious stories and persuasive arguments that have prevented their normalization in society. Even in this day and age, with so many medical and[…]

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Ask Dr. Cash: What is ADHD…what am I looking for?

ADHD is a brain-based medical disorder and the most common neurobehavioral disorder of childhood. In addition, approximately half of all children with ADHD have co-existing disorders, including learning disabilities, oppositional-defiant disorder, Tourette Syndrome, conduct disorder, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and depression. What makes ADHD different from other conditions is that the[…]

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Myth Buster: My Child Will Never Be Normal

normal adjective: conforming to the standard or the common type; usual; not abnormal; regular Above is the accurate definition, however, if your idea of this word involves your child sitting perfectly still, listening quietly and paying attention, then perhaps NO, your child will most likely never be “normal”. On the[…]

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How to Create an Effective Education Plan for Your Child with ADD/ADHD

Working in Conjunction with Teachers and Counselors Many children with Attention Deficit Disorder find it difficult to succeed in a traditional classroom setting. Truth be told, the classroom can be a challenging environment for kids with ADD/ADHD. The things these students find most difficult – sitting still, listening quietly, and[…]

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