Friday, January 18, 2019

Frank Gaskill, Ph.D.

“Dr. G”, specializes in Aspergers and the Autism Spectrum. He also enjoys helping parents feel more successful in dealing with defiance and behavioral difficulties, as well as the intersection of parenting and technology.

Dr. G works with children and adolescents using a family-based approach. He also serves as a member of the private schools’ admissions testing team (CAIS).

Dr. Gaskill is the author of the graphic novel Max Gamer, a contributing author to The Walking Dead Psychology, and Star Wars Psychology.

ARTICLES BY FRANK GASKILL

One of the big complaints I get from parents in my practice is their kid's manners and how to teach them etiquette and proper table manners during dinner.video

How to Teach Dinner Etiquette and Table Manners to Kids

One of the big complaints I get from parents in my practice is their kid's manners and how to teach them etiquette and proper table manners during dinner.
Sexuality is a big part of the human experience and is often not addressed with teens and adults on the Asperger's and Autism spectrum.

Love, Romance, and Sexuality on the Asperger’s and Autism Spectrum

Sexuality on the Asperger's and Autism SpectrumGrowing up, I always heard the saying, “never talk about money, religion, politics, or sex.” The assumption is these are obviously emotionally...
The "Start, Stop, Continue game allows family members to name the things that they want to change and appreciate the things they are doing right.video

Family Dynamic Game: Start, Stop, and Continue

Today I'm going to teach you a game that helps with family relationships. It is called "Start, Stop, and Continue."This is how it works.
Depression and suicide are through the roof; some estimates are that suicide is up 35%.I attribute this increase in part, not solely, to social media.video

Social Media and Depression

Social Media and Depression In our country, depression and suicide are through the roof; some estimates are that suicide is up 35%.I attribute this increase in part, not solely, to social media.Teens, parents, and kids...
Should we continue using the word Asperger's? Having one’s identity rooted in the spectrum can be complicated when society...

Should We Continue Using the Word Asperger’s? A Psychologist’s Take

I am a psychologist who specializes in working with kids on the Autism spectrum. This population is near and dear to my heart as Autism runs in my family, but I also want these...
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