Stories about IHA and our community. Please contact us if you have a story or a suggestion for a blog posting.
ADHD Video for Mental Health Awareness Month
Thu, 05/09/2013Check out this free PSA for ADHD and visit the Speak Up For Kids website for more information on learning disorders and the value of getting help for ADD, ADHD, and other learning disorders.
Recent Study: Relationship Issues a Risk Factor for Depression
According to a recent blog post from UofMhealth.org, relationship issues are a strong pre
Overcoming Violence and Recovering from Aphasia at UMAP
A UMAP client is on his way to recovering from aphasia through intensive speech therapy and other aphasia treatment after he was the victim of an act of violence that caused severe damage to the brain. We wish Danny and his family all the best on their journey to recovery from this traumatic event.
Autism Diagnosis Expert Leads Autism Assessment Workshops—Deadline Approaching!
Dr. Fiona Miller and Ms. Vanessa Hus Bal of UCCF are hosting workshops on autism diagnosis at our Ann Arbor offices next month. Our workshops focus on two autism assessment tools, the ADOS-2, including the toddler module, and ADI-R. Deadlines for applications are approaching!
Mental Health Awareness Month: Mental Health in Children
President Obama recently proclaimed May as National Mental Health Awareness Month. We are getting involved in raising awareness for mental health in children, and we encourage you to take part in raising mental health awareness at home and in your community. Here's how you can get involved.
Helping Children Experiencing Behavior Issues Find Success
UCCF provides parent information and parental support for those helping children with behavior issues find success in their environments, helping parents work toward beneficial behavior modification.
Take a Tour of Our New Location
Tue, 02/26/2013At the start of the year, after 17 consecutive years of treating clients in East Hall, the University Center for the Child and the Family (UCCF), the U-M Psychological Clinic, and the Institute for Human Adjustment's central office moved to a new location.
Handling Traumatic Events
Mon, 12/17/2012In response to the tragic school shooting in Connecticut, we would like to provide you with resources to utilize in helping your children or family cope with this difficult situation.
Our Newest Video: Social Interactions for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Fri, 11/30/2012As part of our annual Adjustment Matters: Community Form Series, Judy L. Nantau, MA, CCC-SLP, recently presented a free lecture on social interactions for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at the Ann Arbor downtown library. Ms. Nantau described the ways in which ASD diagnoses are changing and provided information on and tips for successful social communication with individuals on the spectrum. She also recommended several resources, from programs to applications (apps), for parents and caregivers to use to foster social interactions with individuals diagnosed with ASD.