Resources

Psychological Testing and Evaluation

Understanding Psychological Testing and Assessment

What Is Psychological Testing and Evaluation?

Recognizing A Good Psychological Evaluation

 

Mental Health Associations

National Alliance For The Mentally Ill (NAMI)

Austin Chapter Of NAMI

Austin Area Mental Health Consumers, Inc.

 

Learning Issues and Disorders

National Center for Learning Disabilities: NCLD

Types of Learning Disabilities in Children

Adults with Learning Disabilities

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA)

Parent's Dyslexia Network of Austin

 

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)

NIMH » Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Taking Charge Of ADHD:  The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents by Russell Barkley (2013)

Taking Charge of Adult ADHD By Russell Barkley (2010)

Additional books and publications about ADHD

 

Autism Spectrum Disorder

NIMH: Autism Spectrum Disorders

Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS)

Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation

Diagnosing and Managing Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

 

Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Overcoming Depression: How Psychologists Help with Depressive Disorders

Bipolar Disorder News -- Pendulum.org

Recognizing the Signs of Bipolar Disorder

 

Loss and Grief

Grief: Coping with The Loss of Your Loved One

Coping with Grief and Loss:  Understanding the Grieving Process and Learning to Heal

 

Anxiety

Beyond Worry: How Psychologists Help with Anxiety Disorders

How Stress Affects Your Health

Coping with Stress at Work

Dealing with Financial Stress

Manage Stress: How to Strengthen Your Support Network

 

Sleep Disturbance

Too Stressed to Sleep

Getting A Good Night’s Sleep

Abuse and Domestic Violence

Childhelp

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

Prevent Child Abuse

American Society for the Positive Care of Children

Safe Place Austin

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

NIMH Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD Alliance

Mental Health America: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

 

Accommodations for College Admission Tests

College Board SAT Students with Disabilities

College Board SAT: Ensuring Accommodations on College Board Exams

College Board SAT Accommodations for ADHD

ACT Policy for Accommodations Documentation

Requesting Accommodations for the ACT Test (video)

 

Accommodations for College

DART Toolkit II: Legal Issues — ADA Basics

Services for Students with Disabilities at The University of Texas

Student Disability Services at St. Edward’s University

Services for Students at Austin Community College

Disability Documentation Guidelines at Austin Community College

 

Disruptive Behavior and Anger Management

Understanding Anger: How Psychologists Help with Anger Problems

Strategies for Controlling Your Anger: Keeping Anger in Check

Warning Signs of Youth Violence

 

Children and Adolescents

Middle School Malaise

Talking to Teens About Stress

Teens and Stress: How to Keep Stress in Check

What Makes Kids Care? Teaching Gentleness in A Violent World

Talking to Kids When They Need Help

How to Talk to Children About Difficult News

 

Family Issues

Healthy Divorce: How to Make Your Split as Smooth as Possible

Making Stepfamilies Work

Managing Conversations When You Disagree Politically

How to Cope When a Loved One Has a Serious Mental Illness

Digital Guidelines: Promoting Healthy Technology Use for Children

 

Health

Maintaining A Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

Managing Chronic Pain: How Psychologists Can Help with Pain Management

Getting Your Weight Under Control

Taking Control of Your Diabetes

 

Photography

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