Mary Jane Pionk, M.D.

8950 Villa La Jolla Drive
Suite B204
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: 858-558-PEDS (7337)
Fax: 858-558-7338

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics related to:

ATTENTION DEFICIT
HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
ANXIETY
LEARNING DIFFICULTIES
SCHOOL PROBLEMS
DEPRESSION
DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIORS
AUTISM
ASPERGER’S SYNDROME
DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY
CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

ADHD

chadd.org – National Advocacy group for adults and children with ADHD; many local chapters found throughout the US and San Diego.
http://www.aboutourkids.org/articles/about_adhd.html - Excellent resource for mental health issues in children and adolescents

LEARNING DISABILITIES

ncld.org – National organization for Learning Disabilities
ldonline.org – Comprehensive website for Learning Disabilities
ninds.nih.gov – Excellent website for neurologic disorders including Learning Disabilities
ldanatl.org – National organization supporting Learning Disabilities
cldinternational.org – International organization related to concerns of students with Learning Disabilities
nldontheweb.org – Website dedicated to Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities

AUTISM

nichd.nih.gov/Pages/index.aspx - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
autismspeaks.org – Comprehensive and up to date information for parents about autism spectrum disorders
autismresearchnetwork.org – Review of Autism research efforts
firstsigns.org – Early diagnosis and intervention for Autism
wrightslaw.com – Leading website for special education law and advocacy
aspergersyndrome.org – National online support group for parents, professionals, and individuals with Asperger Syndrome.
autismsciencefoundation.org –Supports autism research by providing funding and other assistance to scientists/organizations conducting, facilitating, publicizing, and disseminating autism research

MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS

ninds.nih.gov – Comprehensive site dedicated to mental health and neurological issues
aacap.org – American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resource Center
aap.org – American Academy of Pediatrics Resource website

BOOKS

ADHD: A Complete and Authoritative Guide by the American Academy of Pediatrics, edited by Michael Reiff, MD. 2004, 2nd edition
Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents, revised edition by Russell Barkley, Ph. D. 2010
Taking Charge of Adult ADHD by Russell Barkley Ph. D. 2010
Autism Speaks -100 day toolkit - A parent’s guide to Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism: how to meet the challenges and help your child thrive. Sally Ozonoff 2002.
Helping Children with Autism Learn: Treatment Approaches for Parents and Professionals. Bryna Siegel, Ph.D 2003

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