Mobile Devices in the Bedroom Rob Kids of Sleep

Eleven different studies found that kids sleep better without their electronic devices. Researchers report, 72% of all kids and 89% of adolescents have at least one mobile device in the bedroom, and most of them regularly use it before bedtime. As a result they often have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, as well as daytime […]

ADD Classroom and Home Accommodations for the ADD Brain

Current research by the Council for Exceptional Children indicates that nearly 10 percent of school-aged children struggle with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Both in the home and at school there are many easily recognizable signs. Inattention Impulsiveness Hyperactivity – mental or physical Disorganization Unfinished assignments Careless errors Weak short term and working memory – not taking in […]

Depression in Children and Adolescents

Most children and teens have days when they feel sad, lonely, or depressed. But, if your child seems persistently sad or hopeless for significant periods of time and it is affecting their school work, relationships or over all participation in life, he or she may suffer from childhood depression. Although once thought to be rare […]