Helping Your Child Handle School Anxiety

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School is back in session and so is school anxiety. Many students are transitioning to in-person schooling this year after two years of virtual learning. They have limited social skills, and they’re scared of the unknown. Can you blame them? School anxiety in the COVID era is almost inevitable, but it doesn’t have to be … Read more

How to Prepare for Seasonal Depression 

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a common experience in fall and winter. The cold weather, limited sunlight and holiday stress create the perfect recipe for mental health trouble. If you’re worried about the cold months ahead, this guide can help you prepare in advance. What Causes Seasonal Depression? Seasonal depression is primarily caused by a … Read more

How to Fix Brain Fog

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Do you feel like your brain isn’t firing on all cylinders right now? Are you easily confused or frustrated because you’re having a hard time processing information? These are common indicators of brain fog. We can’t promise to cure your brain fog overnight, but we can help you navigate your frustrations and potentially get back … Read more

How Autism Is Diagnosed

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Not sure if your child has autism spectrum disorder? Think you may have autism as an adult, but you’ve never officially been diagnosed? A professional evaluation will answer all of your questions and jumpstart your journey toward autism treatment and management. Check out this guide to learn how autism is diagnosed. Average Age for Autism … Read more

Plan the Perfect Mental Wellness Staycation

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Take a vacation? In this economy? Psssssssssh, please. A weekend beach getaway might not be in the cards right now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your time off. In fact, a staycation may be the perfect opportunity to boost your mental health and reignite your motivation. Here are some tips for planning a … Read more

25 Weeks to Better Mental Health – Mental Health Awareness Calendar

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we want to celebrate it by jumpstarting your mental health journey. There are tons of 30-day mental health calendars online, but the reality is, progress takes more than a month. It may take you months or even years to truly cope with your stresses, struggles and past trauma. … Read more

How Long Should a Child’s Attention Span Be?

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Children are known for having short attention spans, but how short is too short? Is your child just an excited kid with a lot on his mind, or is there something else contributing to the attention span? This guide explains how long a child’s attention span should be, along with tips for improving your child’s … Read more

Does My Child Have ADHD or Just High Energy?

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Children are hyper by nature. Their minds are running a million miles an hour, and their bodies want to move just as fast. This is why some children with ADHD go undiagnosed, because their symptoms are perceived as ‘normal behavior.’ How can you tell the difference between ADHD and high energy? Should your child get … Read more

Can a Student Get an IEP for Test Anxiety?

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Test anxiety has become increasingly common in America, especially with the increase in standardized testing requirements. As much as 20% of students experience high levels of test anxiety, and another 18% have moderate test anxiety. If you are worried about your child’s academic performance, there are accommodations available to curb the effects of test anxiety. … Read more

What to Expect during Your ADHD Screening

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Think your child has ADHD? Need an official diagnosis to pursue treatment and academic support? The ADHD screening process is a little different for everyone, depending on symptoms, age and severity. This guide details what to expect from an ADHD screening so you can be better prepared for what’s to come. Steps before the Actual … Read more