Highly esteemed cognitive neuropsychologist Dr Debora Elijah gives expert advice for parents concerned about how the changes of routine when going back to school following long summer holidays can impact on their child's wellbeing.
A common misconception about autism spectrum disorder is that it only affects males. In this article, highly respected cognitive neuropsychologist Dr Debora Elijah explains the reasons behind missed diagnoses in females as well as the impact this can have on the individual. She also discusses how a specialist tailored programme can offer improved outcomes for young people with autism spectrum disorder.
As the parent of a child who has ADHD, homeschooling during the coronavirus pandemic may be a struggle for both of you. Thankfully, one of our expert neuropsychologists who specialises in child ADHD, Dr Debora Elijah, shares her top tips on how to keep your child focused on their schoolwork.
Heading back to school and starting a new year at school can be daunting at time, the COVID-19 pandemic has added stress to the situation. Thus, support may be needed. We spoke to Dr Debora Elijah who explained to us the usage of PROSCIG© intervention; a program similar to cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT). She highlighted how this can offer assistance during the coronavirus pandemic to put children at ease as they adjust to the 'new normal' at school.
Children with a conduct disorder often find it difficult to follow rules and display socially destructive and aggressive behaviour. This often hurts other people around them and themselves too. So, why do they act like this? Dr Debora Elijah, an expert cognitive neuropsychologist who practises at the Elijah Social Cognitive Skills Centre in North London, gives us a quick overview of this disorder and explains how she can help your child.
Having trouble with your little one's social and behavioural skills? We've talked to one of our top neuropsychiatrists Dr Debora Elijah about her unique intervention program that helps children who are in need of developing these important skills.
Young children communicate their thoughts and feelings in many ways, including facial expressions, body language, playing and using words. Dr Debora Elijah, a cognitive neuropsychologist in London, explains to us how we, as parents, can support social development in our children and gives us an overview of the programmes on offer at her private practice, The Elijah Centre.
We all experience situations where we need to practice emotional control. It may be difficult to keep emotions in check when our buttons are really being pushed. We've asked one of our top neuropsychologists Dr Debora Elijah if it really is possible for both adults and children to have self-regulation and if so, how?
Noticed that your little one acts extremely nervous around other children, or are shy and awkward with their peers? It could be a case of social anxiety disorder. Top neuropsychologist Dr Debora Elijah explains how to recognise the symptoms of the condition.
Autism is more common than most people think, with around 700,000 people living with autism in the UK. While it is incurable, it can be managed with the right support and through intervention programs. Neuropsychologist Doctor Debora Elijah talks about signs of autism to look out for and how intervention programs like PROSCIG © 2013 (Social Cognitive Intervention Program in peer groups) can help children who are autistic.