The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an article that parents can refer to if they suspect their child may have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. The article covers diagnosis, treatments, the consequences of not treating, and FDA-approved
An article listed on PsychCentral discusses different treatment options for Anxiety Disorders. http://psychcentral.com/lib/2011/should-you-consider-alternative-treatments-for-anxiety-disorders/
After working in a preschool, the topic of School Refusal/Separation Anxiety is definitely relevant. It is also a very relevant topic to discuss at any big transition point in a child’s life such as the first day of school in
This is a small segment of an HBO Special entitled “I Have Tourette’s But Tourette’s Doesn’t Have Me.” You can order the complete DVD here from the Tourette Syndrome Association. They also offer a Teacher’s Guide including lesson plans.
State testing is on the horizon. It is an exhausting process for everyone involved, including the students. For some, however, the stress related to testing reaches beyond that of what typical students experience, actually leading to significant distress. The attached