Anxiety Disorders in Children and When You Should Worry. Anxiety disorders are considered to be one of the most common type of psychiatric disorders affecting children and adolescents. However, studies have indicated that fewer than twenty percent of children with anxiety disorders actually receive treatment. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition, Text Revised […]
About Dr. Greg Stasi
Gregory Stasi, Ph.D., is a licensed Clinical Psychologist who graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor Degree in Psychology. He went on to earn his Masters and Doctorate at the Illinois Institute of Technology where he made his decision to focus his career on pediatric neuropsychology. Dr. Stasi has worked and studied at numerous medical centers including: The University of Chicago Medical Center and the University of Minnesota Medical Center. Prior to working at North Shore Pediatric Therapy, Dr. Stasi was a faculty member at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital and was a neuropsychologist at the Rush Neurobehavioral Center. Dr. Stasi has extensive experience with the assessment and diagnosis of a variety of conditions including: learning disorder, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and social/emotional concerns. Dr. Stasi also serves as a school advocate for parents by providing assistance and case management in order for children with special needs to obtain the most effective school accommodations possible.
A parent asked me this the other day: She and the teachers were so frustrated with her son’s behavior. It turns out that “Johnny”, as he is known in this blog, is a bright child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Luckily for him, his parents, and his teachers, he is not alone and […]
Several weeks ago I attended a library lecture at which a gentleman was discussing his therapeutic company. The individual was describing how his intervention can “miraculously improve” learning disabilities, ADHD, and Autism. I found myself thinking, “Wow, this guys is good.” And what I mean is that he was good at being a salesman. Parents […]
The Chicago Tribune has recently published several stories about concerns that parents have faced when getting help for their children who have special needs. Currently, the Chicago Public School System spends approximately 850 million dollars a year on special education services. Although a tremendous amount of money is spent on the services, parents are often […]