Stress & Anxiety

The Connection Between Anxiety and Stress

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

Anxiety in Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

It's common for kids who learn and think differently to have anxiety or feel anxious. Read about the…

The Difference Between Typical Anxiety and an Anxiety Problem

What's the difference between feeling anxious and having anxiety, or typical anxiety vs. an anxiety …

Download: Anxiety Log to Find Out Why Your Child Gets Anxious

Why does your child get anxious? This printable anxiety log can help you see patterns in your child'…

“My Stomach Hurts”: Why Some Kids Get Stomachaches Before School

Does your child's stomach hurt before school? Could it be stress? What if it seems like they're faki…

Signs of Anxiety and Depression in Different Grades

Some kids who learn and think differently are more likely to have anxiety or depression than other k…

Good Stress vs. Bad Stress for Kids

There's more than one type of stress. Good stress builds confidence in kids. Bad stress tears it dow…

Signs of Anxiety in Young Kids

Are you concerned your young child has anxiety? Use this anxiety checklist to see examples of childh…

Signs of Anxiety in Tweens and Teens

Are you worried your tween or teen has anxiety? Use this checklist to see examples of teen anxiety s…

ADHD and Anxiety: What You Need to Know

Learn why ADHD and anxiety often go hand in hand and how symptoms can overlap. Find out why some kid…

Dyslexia and Anxiety: What You Need to Know

Reading aloud in class. Not understanding why reading is so hard. Learn how situations like these ca…

Slow Processing Speed and Anxiety: What You Need to Know

Kids with slow processing speed often feel anxious. Learn about anxiety, slow processing speed and h…

Sensory Processing Issues and Anxiety: What You Need to Know

Life can be stressful for kids who are highly sensitive to sounds, sights, smells and textures. Here…

Math Anxiety vs. Dyscalculia in Kids: Comparing the Signs

Math anxiety and dyscalculia are different, but the signs can look similar. Which is causing your ch…

Stress and Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

Learn why kids who learn and think differently might experience more stress than other kids. Get tip…

How Can I Help My Child Cope With Back-to-School Anxiety?

How can you avoid or stop back-to-school anxiety? An expert shares tips on how to help your child fe…

Anxiety in Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

It's common for kids who learn and think differently to have anxiety or feel anxious. Read about the…

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…

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…

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…

How to Talk With Your Child About Social and Emotional Issues

When your child is struggling socially or with emotions, what should you say? Get conversation start…

My Anxiety and ADHD: Hiding Behind a Perfect Veneer

She was a star athlete and straight-A student, how could she have ADHD? Read how a woman diagnosed w…

8 Ways I Manage Anxiety From My Dyscalculia

Read how a student with dyscalculia successfully manages anxiety related to her math issues. Hear he…

Experts Weigh In: “How Can I Get My Young Child Less Anxious About Starting School?”

Starting school can be scary for young kids. Hear from experts on how to help your child feel less n…

Classroom Accommodations for Anxiety

How can teachers help kids with anxiety in the classroom? Explore this list of anxiety accommodation…

Video: How Meditation Helps Poet LeDerick Horne Manage Attention and Emotions

Watch as LeDerick Horne, a poet with learning disabilities, explains how meditation helps him with f…

Dialectical Behavior Therapy: What You Need to Know

What is dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)? Learn about DBT therapy and the skills it emphasizes to…

Homework Anxiety: What You Need to Know

What is homework anxiety? Find out why some kids get so anxious about homework, and how you can help…

Video: Comedian Dena Blizzard Opens Up About Her Daughter’s Anxiety

Watch as comedian Dena Blizzard, creator of One Funny Mother, talks about her daughter's journey wit…