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Tag: child development

Spark’s Apple Season

For the first few weeks of this semester’s Spark group, we have had activities featuring apples in celebration of the fall season, and the apple harvest here in the Northeast. So far, we have: In our physical activity time,… Read More

How are guinea pigs helping ASD children?

By Louisa Revson   An article recently published in The New York Times (6/29/15) titled “Guinea Pigs Are Autistic Child’s Best Friend,” discusses a fascinating new study in which the presence of guinea pigs was found to reduce the anxiety… Read More

Attend our Workshop!

  When: October 8, 2015 at 7:30PM Where: The Sherkow Center Understanding Aggressive Outbursts in ASD Children and Adolescents  ASD: Sources and Solutions A Monthly Workshop Series for parents, educators, and professionals Differences in the brain organization of ASD… Read More

Introducing the “On Parenting” Blog

This blog offers the expertise of two child psychiatrists about common parenting questions and concerns. Dr. Sherkow’s 40 years of experience in the field and Dr. Garfinkle’s proficiency in child and adolescent treatment create an authentic platform for… Read More