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Dr. Arthur Becker-Weidman Addresses “The Homework Problem”

Dr. Arthur Becker-Weidman, founder of the Center for Family Development, addresses homework issues: “Mom, I need help with math!!” “OK, honey, I’ll be right there.” Five minutes later the child is near tears and screaming, “You’re not helping me!!”You fume,

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Dr. Arthur Becker-Weidman Responds…

My work with, and research on, children with disorders of attachment was mischaracterized in the article, “Coercive Restraint Therapies,” by Jean Mercer, which was also previously published on the Web. The techniques that Mercer describes as CRT [coercive restraint therapy]

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Arthur Becker-Weidman: Center for Family Development

The Center for Family Development is Western New York’s only attachment center specializing in the treatment of adopted and foster families with trauma and  attachment disorder. Our professionals have the knowledge, skills, personal experiences, and professional training to help adoptive

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Dr. Ronald Federici: Advocate for Children in Therapy (ACT)

Ronald Steven Federici is often described as “the country’s expert in the neuropsychological evaluation and treatment of children having multi-sensory neurodevelopmental impairments.” He is best described as a “developmental neuropsychologist,” specializing in the treatment of “institutional autism” (which he also

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