Patient Stories

To hear Remy Watkin recite selections from his poetry, you might be surprised to learn that the 16-year-old aspiring slam poet didn’t start speaking until he was four. Creativity, courage and a love of performing are just a few of the qualities that distinguish this funny and outgoing teenager who also lives with autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). 

Through Remy’s pediatricians at MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center, he was referred to NSMC child and adolescent psychiatrist Michele Casoli-Reardon, M.D. NSMC’s Child Psychiatry program offers inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents with other behavioral and psychiatric conditions. Read more