Author Archives: Adam Holstein

My Child Is Receiving Services Through EI, CPSE, CSE, OPWDD – Are They Getting What They Need?

I have been receiving many calls from parents who have been referred by colleagues to help address current concerns about their child’s development and progress. Questions such as: My child is receiving services through Early Intervention, EI, speech only, but he continues to demonstrate many temper tantrums. What is wrong? Why is this still happening? […]

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Finding the Right Mental Care Health Professional

Join the Frank Ridge Memorial Foundation for their 3rd Annual Symposium The Duke Ellington Room 400 West 43rd Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY Sunday, September 17, 2017 12:30 – 4:00pm This FREE Half-Day Event Features: Lively panel & participant discussion A silent auction of art created by people with metal health conditions & entertainment […]

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Register for Frank Ridge Memorial Foundation Seminars

Registration is Now Open for May & June Frank Ridge Memorial Foundation Seminars Explore the Unexplored: about Tourette’s, Anorexia and OCD When: Saturday, May 6, 1:00 – 4:15 pm – 3 CEs Cost: $60 The Internet & Mental Health When: Super-Monday-Full-Day seminar, May 15, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm – 6 CEs Cost: $150 Connecting Dots Too: […]

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Don’t Pay Attention to: Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)/ Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)

As a Pre-School Consultant, I design school wide systems to ensure systemic behavioral intervention plans (BIP), consistent with behavioral interventions known as applied behavior analysis (ABA)for children. The design of the interventions is consistent with New York State, State Education guidelines. It is important that all Teachers regularly assigned to the classroom are trained in […]

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Atlas Camp Days

Atlas is aware that there are no vacations from Autism or learning opportunities! They offer families a reprieve and students a place to come that is both fun and supportive. Learn more about their Camp Day, April 10th to April 18th.

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Change

Dear Parents and Colleagues: Why is a discussion about change necessary? When and why do things change? It is often said: “The only constant in life is Change”. For children life is constantly changing. They are constantly changing due to their developmental maturing. Their physical and cognitive skills are constantly in flux and as such […]

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The Motivator is the Reinforcer

Adam J. Holstein, M.S., P.D., L.P. Certified School Psychologist Behavior Therapist Licensed Psychoanalyst Office: 516-297-5705 Intervention is a matter of Perspective, Understanding and Training. I was sitting in an Intermediate Care Facility many years ago. The Individuals were moving to a new home and an Aquarium with a ¼ of the water was sitting there […]

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NAA Golf Outing to Support the NY Metro Autism Community

I am on the board of the National Autism Association New York Metro. NAANYM is an all-volunteer organization providing an incredible array of services and advocacy – most at no cost – to individuals with autism, their parents and caregivers, and the professionals who support them in the NY metro area.  Visit the NAANYM website to learn more. 1 in every 68 children is diagnosed with autism. Many […]

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Parenting Maladaptive Behavior & How to Get School District Funding for Behavioral Intervention

Thursday, April 7, 2016 379 West Broadway, NYC 10012, 5th floor Small steps lead to big behavioral changes. Let’s take some small steps together. *protected email* Presented by: Dr. Marcie Beigel Tracey Spencer Walsh, Esq Light refreshments will be served.  

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Parent-Child Conflict: Are You Part of the Problem or the Solution?

Great Neck SEPTA (C.H.I.L.D) Invites You to Join Us! Monday December 7th @10:30am Saddle Rock School (Library) We each bring to parenting our own childhood experiences and expectations of how we envisioned parenthood. However, our children are not us. Raising a special needs child brings on unanticipated challenges and stresses both between parents themselves and children. Examples of strategies that […]

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