Managing Feelings

10 Ways to Help Your Grade-Schooler Manage Stress

Stress is common among kids with learning and attention issues. These tips can help your grade-schoo…

Types of Emotional Help Available for Your Child

If your child with learning and attention issues is struggling emotionally, there's a lot of help av…

Checklist: Questions to Ask Potential Therapists

Use this checklist of questions to ask therapists and counselors when choosing a psychotherapist for…

When Negative Feelings Turn Into Depression

Kids with learning and attention issues may be more prone to depression. Learn about symptoms and th…

Why Some Kids Get Overexcited

Why do some kids have trouble keeping their excitement in check? Learn why some kids get overexcited…

Signs of Depression at Different Ages

Depression is common in kids who learn and think differently. Use this checklist to get a sense of s…

My Child Likes Being Alone. Does This Mean He’s Lonely?

Some kids with learning and attention issues may have trouble making friends. But some kids like spe…

My Child Likes Being Alone. Does This Mean He’s Lonely?

Some kids with learning and attention issues may have trouble making friends. But some kids like spe…

4 Strengths Kids Build When They Take On Challenges

Learn four hidden strengths kids who face challenges often develop. Here are common strengths of kid…

How to Help Your Child Overcome a Fear

Kids who learn and think differently may have fears that other kids don't. Here's a plan to help you…

8 Self-Soothing Techniques for Your Young Child

These eight stress-reduction strategies can help young kids with learning and thinking differences r…

Recognizing Frustration and Anger in Kids Who Struggle in School

Anger and frustration are related, but not the same thing. Find out why kids who struggle in school …

The Connection Between Anxiety and Stress

Learn how anxiety is different from stress, and how chronic stress can lead to anxiety in children w…

How to Help Your Preschooler Manage Overexcitement

Preschoolers with learning and attention issues can sometimes become overexcited. Here's how to reco…

Why Some Kids Get Overexcited

Why do some kids have trouble keeping their excitement in check? Learn why some kids get overexcited…

When Is It Time to Get My Child Help for Mental Health Issues?

When is it time to find a counselor for your child with learning issues and disabilities? Learn abou…

10 Ways to Help Your Middle- or High-Schooler Manage Stress

Stress is common among teens with learning and attention issues. These tips can help your high schoo…

How to Help Your Grade-Schooler Manage Overexcitement

Many grade-schoolers with learning and attention issues can get overexcited or overstimulated. Here'…

How to Help Your Middle- or High-Schooler Manage Overexcitement

Tweens and teens with learning and attention issues may get overexcited or overstimulated. Here are …

Should I Force My Child to Socialize More?

When kids seem lonely, should you force them to socialize and try to make friends? Get advice on wha…

5 Steps to Take If You Think Your Child Is Depressed

Are you concerned your child is depressed? If you're worried about depression in your child, here ar…

My Sixth Grader Is Anxious About School. What Can I Do?

Middle school can make lots of kids anxious. Find out how parents can help ease anxiety about middle…