Got Child Behavioral Questions?

Get advice from a certified expert by asking behavioral questions, including those related to a sensory disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms, or autism behaviors. I would love to answer your questions via Skype, Zoom or by phone. I am currently scheduling consultations at the hourly rate of $70. I am happy to spend any amount of time needed to help get you in the right direction for helping your child. Please submit the form below to schedule a consultation. Payment will be due at the beginning of the consultation via PayPal or Square Cash. 

As a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst with tremendous experience dealing with characteristics for autism, signs of ADHD, and sensory processing disorder, I would love to help answer any questions you may have.

I have been working with children for over 15 years. I have been in the field of behavior analysis for over 12 years, am currently practicing in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and I have 3 children of my own, so no matter what questions you may have, I am sure to have the answer you are seeking. 

Frequently Asked Behavioral Questions and Comments Below

There are also quite a few commonly asked questions listed below. Feel free to browse through and see if there are any questions that may be similar to your own in order to read the answer. Some of the topics covered are:

Problems with listening; lying; stealing; potty training; aggressive behavior; problems in school; inappropriate touching; questions about sexual behavior; self harm; sleep problems in children; sensory processing disorder; disrobing; candida in the body; picky eaters; ADHD; PICA; running away;teenager attitude; defiant children; disrespectful children and Fragile X to name a few...

Each child is unique and has a unique solution to their problems. I have decided to offer consultation services in order to help families that can't seem to find the answers they are looking for. This can be an ongoing service or one time without any commitment to continue further. 

Prior to consultation, I do highly recommend that you check out my free eBook Child Behavior Guide: What you need to know. It is filled with tons of valuable information that you can use to help you get started in helping your child achieve success in life. 

Be sure to also check out the Behavioral Help section with additional resources for your behavioral questions. 

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Current Questions and Answers

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My 13 Year Old Son Refuses to Listen in School 
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13 Year Old Lying and Stealing 
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Obsessive and compulsive behavior from 9 year old son 
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Questions About Bowel Movements and Defecation 
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Inappropriate Touching 
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Toddler wants to stay a baby 
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My 1& half year baby boy is very naughty 
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Drawing of a penis 
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Questions About Temper Tantrums 
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5 yr old boy sad and crying 
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My 6 year old daughter refuses to kiss anyone. Is this OK? 
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Big Kids Acting Like a Baby 
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Questions About Sexual Behavior 
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Brain Tumors in Children 
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Three Year Old Behavior Problems 
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Difficulty with Child in my Care 
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Sibling Rivalry 
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Questions About Potty Training 
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Questions About Autism 
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My 6 year old daughter is obsessed genitals 
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Questions About Sensory Issues 
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