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Treatment for mental health issues

WEBHear how one woman describes it. Treatments for mental health issues include therapy and medication. A common therapy is cognitive behavioral therapy …

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Workplace mental health: 5 ways to support employee wellness

WEBProvide a health savings account (HSA) to help offset out-of-pocket costs. 3. Establish an employee assistance program (EAP). Many companies use an employee …

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What is perseveration

WEBPerseveration is when someone “gets stuck” on a topic or an idea. You may have heard the term in regard to autism, but it can affect others, too. People who …

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What is social-emotional learning

WEBSocial-emotional learning (SEL) is the process of developing and using social and emotional skills. (You also may hear SEL referred to as socio-emotional learning or social …

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The difference between a school identification and a clinical …

WEBThis chart explains the differences between a school identification and a clinical diagnosis. • Schools identify conditions based on IDEA, the special education law. • The law covers …

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ADA accommodations at work: What you need to know

WEBStep #2: Train managers to be able to identify requests. Another essential part of a successful plan for ADA accommodations at work involves making sure managers, …

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Positive behavior strategies: A guide for teachers

WEBPositive behavior strategies are evidence-based, proactive approaches to changing challenging student behavior. Some examples of positive behavior strategies are pre …

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What is occupational therapy

WEBAt a glance. Occupational therapy (OT) is a treatment to improve motor skills, balance, and coordination. It helps kids and adults who struggle with everyday tasks like writing or …

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Does ADHD raise the risk of mental health issues

WEBADHD, depression, and anxiety. ADHD increases the chances that a child will develop depression, particularly in adolescence. What to look for: Irritability. Change in sleep …

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Is ADHD a mental illness

WEBA. Technically, yes. ADHD is a mental illness. But it’s a complex topic that can leave some parents confused or upset. Mental illness is a very broad term. It refers to any type of …

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Different professionals who help kids with ADHD

WEBPediatricians. Medical doctors (MD) • Evaluate for ADHD symptoms and relevant medical problems. • Prescribe medications for ADHD. • Monitor response to medications. • Work …

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The 13 disability categories under IDEA

WEBASD is a common developmental disability. It affects social and communication skills. It can also impact behavior. 5. Intellectual disability. This category …

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Homework anxiety: Why it happens and how to help

WEBUse a calm voice. When kids feel anxious about homework, they might get angry, yell, or cry. Avoid matching their tone of voice. Take a deep breath and keep your voice steady …

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When is it time to get my child help for mental health issues

WEBWhen children have emotional or behavioral problems, the earlier they get treatment, the easier it is to help them. But as parents, you also want to avoid unnecessary treatment …

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Developmental-behavioral pediatricians: What you need to know

WEBA developmental-behavioral pediatrician pulls together a range of information to make a diagnosis. After making a diagnosis, the doctor can help with strategies to try at home. …

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Understanding IEPs

WEBYou play a key role throughout the IEP process. It’s important to stay on top of your child’s IEP and make sure your child is making progress. IEPs in school: An Individualized …

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What is early intervention

WEBEarly intervention refers to services and supports that can help young children with developmental delays. It’s like. special education. but it’s for eligible infants and toddlers …

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