Preschool Assessment for Autism

Most children affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are not diagnosed or treated until preschool or early school age, though the first symptoms appear...

Emotional Disturbance and How To Identify It

Eli Bower, a pioneer in the field of early childhood education of emotionally handicapped children, wrote, “I often thought about students…they did not...

Psychological effects of heart conditions on children

While heart attacks and strokes are possible in children, they mostly occur in adults. Instead, the majority of heart conditions that affect children are...

Behavior Management Techniques for ADHD Kids

If your child has Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity Disorder, you are well aware of the obstacles he faces every day. Kids with ADHD long...

Appropriate Goals for Children with Behavioral Problems

Children with behavioral problems can be a challenge for parents, teachers and even their own peers. Kids need boundaries and guidance if they are...

Activities for Children's Emotional and Social Development

The media and academics have spent a lot of time looking at the social and emotional problems of kids today. The more that kids...

Where to get emotional support for COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease affects more than 11 million Americans. It is a progressive disease. This means it will only continue to get worse...

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Definition: A disorder featuring 2 or more distinct personalities that take turns in controlling the person. Used to be called multiple personality disorder. DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER:...

Depression Symptoms & Dizziness

There are many difficult side effects to depression that can make life difficult to bear. Fatigue, anxiety, pains throughout the body, hunger, lack of...

Does Caffeine Cause Anxiety & Depression?

Caffeinated beverages are consumed daily by multitudes of people around the world. The substance helps us feel more alert and energized after first awakening....

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