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03/26/2017 at 21:01. Facebook
Children with language disorder struggle with both understanding and speaking language. This guide looks at how language disorder appears in children, how it is diagnosed and how it's treated.

Language Disorder Basics

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03/26/2017 at 19:24. Facebook
Anxiety is the most frequently diagnosed mental health disorder in children. A unique school in Fairfax, Va., tries to help students with severe anxiety who have trouble going to class.

For Kids, Anxiety About School Can Feel Like 'Being Chased By A Lion'

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Child Mind Institute
03/26/2017 at 16:24. Facebook
As many as 20 million women and 10 million men will at some point have an eating disorder, according to the National Eating Disorder Association, who are using mobile tech to reach more people.

Treatment for eating disorders goes mobile

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Child Mind Institute
03/26/2017 at 13:10. Facebook
Tips for helping children learn better ways to express powerful emotions.

How to Handle Child Tantrums and Meltdowns

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03/26/2017 at 11:47. Facebook
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03/25/2017 at 23:01. Facebook
This week we are highlighting nominees for the Change Maker Local Hero award.

Today, our fifth and final nominee, Randi Silverman:
Randi is co-founder and CEO of the Youth Mental Health Project, which empowers families with the resources they need to support the social, emotional, mental and behavioral health of children. Her nominator writes, "Randi put her experience into the award-winning...
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03/25/2017 at 21:11. Facebook
We want to push children to try new things and get outside their comfort zone, but what is pushing too hard?

When to Push Kids (and How Much Is Too Much)

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03/25/2017 at 19:36. Facebook
"One of the biggest myths: That children don't kill themselves. It's just not true. Children as young as 5 take their own lives every year."

6 Myths About Suicide That Every Educator And Parent Should Know

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Child Mind Institute
03/25/2017 at 16:16. Facebook
Anorexia doesn’t have to destroy your future. The story of a doctor who didn't let her battle with anorexia stop her from becoming a physician.

Anorexia won’t prevent me being a doctor

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Child Mind Institute
03/25/2017 at 13:09. Facebook
Some of the difficult behaviors associated with autism are actually caused by medical issues that have gone unrecognized.

Do Autism Behaviors Have Medical Causes? | Child Mind Institute

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03/24/2017 at 23:01. Facebook
This week we are highlighting nominees for the Change Maker Local Hero award.

Today, our fourth of five nominees, Barbara Greene:
Her nominator writes, “Barbara Greene’s charismatic personality attracts others and enables them to listen with their hearts instead of their ears, to meet families where they are instead of where they want them to be, and to choose acceptance instead of judgment...
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03/24/2017 at 21:15. Facebook
This guide offers parents the information you need to understand the behaviors associated with the disorder and make effective decisions for your child about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

Parents Guide to ADHD

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03/24/2017 at 19:32. Facebook
"Instead of asking for help, they'll start being disruptive. They'll ask to go to the bathroom for the 15th time. And when they can't, they'll raise their voices."

How Domestic Violence In One Home Affects Every Child In A Class

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Child Mind Institute
03/24/2017 at 17:26. Facebook
"This stems from the belief that it is acceptable ​to behave as though people with disabilities are not equal citizens."

Paying people with learning disabilities lower wages perpetuates inequality | Rob Greig

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03/24/2017 at 15:31. Facebook
"Advocates and parents say the case dramatically expands the rights of special-education students in the United States, creates a nationwide standard for special education, and empowers parents as they advocate for their children in schools."

How a New Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect Special Education

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Child Mind Institute
03/24/2017 at 13:50. Facebook
Early intervention helps kids learn new behaviors that will improve family life and help avoid negative experiences at school.

Problem Behavior in Preschoolers

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03/23/2017 at 23:04. Facebook
This week we are highlighting nominees for the Change Maker Local Hero award.

Today, our third of five nominees, Michelle Borgese:
Her nominator writes, “Michelle Borgese has proven her dedication to assisting families by helping them to navigate the child-serving system and learning about resources that can effectively assist their children. Michelle has gone above and beyond to ensure...
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03/23/2017 at 21:12. Facebook
Starting the conversation early, and giving children lots of practice making small decisions, helps them develop good habits by the time the stakes are higher.

Talking to Kids About Money

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03/23/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
"Can we catch the one student who might harm others? or How can we identify the one student who might be suicidal? Is that just kids being kids? Or signs of a child struggling with mental health?"

School Nurses Can Be Mental Health 'Detectives' But They Need Help

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03/23/2017 at 17:12. Facebook
Follows the news that Sesame Street is also introducing a new character with autism.

'Power Rangers' features a superhero on the autism spectrum

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