Friday, April 20, 2018

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

Thinking about technology and your child can be a daunting task and can cause you to feel exceptionally overwhelmed. I encourage my clients to think about technology as an ongoing conversation built on trust and honesty. But how risky is your home when it comes to technology? Take this quiz and find out!

How Risky Is Your Home When It Comes to Technology? | Psych Bytes Quiz

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What Determines a Special Interest? | Psych in 60

What Determines a Special Interest? On the spectrum, there is something called "Freight Train Brain" (at least that's what I call it) where somebody can really get into an activity.These activities could be stamp collecting,...
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Which Famous Aspie Are You? | Psych Bytes Quiz

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What is Asperger’s? | Psych in 60

What is Asperger's? Asperger's is a differently wired mind. It's not a disease, disorder, or syndrome. Asperger's is a mind that has been wired to hyper-focus for long periods of times on specific topics called...
Money, like sex, politics, and religion, is hard to talk about. I believe it is critical we teach kids the value of money. However, parents are doing too much for children to the point that they do not know how to be independent or manage their finances. This style of parenting is called helicopter parenting.

Parenting and Finances: The Difficulty of Money

The Difficulty of Money As a child psychologist, my clients will often ask me, “How much money is appropriate for my 10-year-old when I give them an allowance?” A typical rule of thumb is to...