If you feel that your child is having difficulty at school or home and may be struggling with a learning disorder (dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia), attention disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, or other psychological & cognitive concerns, psychoeducational testing can help provide an understanding of those challenges and recommendations on how to better support your child.
Child and Adolescent Therapy
Therapy or counseling can help support a child or adolescent through a variety of challenges from dealing with depression and anxiety to supporting better executive functioning.
Raising children can be challenging and sometimes feels isolating. We’re often overwhelmed and unsure of where to look for support. If you are looking to feel more confident in your parenting skills, then parent coaching may be for you.
School is just around the corner. Shifting from the freedom of summer to the structure of the school year can be jarring for kids and their parents. What can we do to help make the upcoming school year better for our children? How can we as parents help set them up for success as learners? Join us for a three-part series to help your child start the school year off on the right foot.
Each event is $20 per person. Click on the event to purchase or contact the Metropolitan Pediatrics office to purchase all three for $45.
Online Parenting Courses
View a list of available courses here.
About Dr. Yares
Dr. Ari Yares is a licensed psychologist and former private school principal. He has more than fifteen years of professional experience working with parents and children facing learning and behavioral challenges.
This presentation was hosted by the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington at the start of the stay-at-home order in the DC metropolitan area. You can watch the video on the Federation website.
School districts are announcing their plans for the upcoming school year. Unlike the end of the prior school year, we've had time to think about how remote learning will impact kids, particularly those receiving special education services....
How we see the world, think about our surroundings, or view ourselves can make us interpret and see the world in a certain way. Some of these work really well. Others make us fall into thinking traps that push us towards non-rational thoughts and make us fall into the...