Thursday, June 15, 2017 Improving Adolescents' Social and Emotional Lives Must Go Beyond Teaching Them Skills

School programs designed to educate children and adolescents on how to understand and manage emotions, relationships and academic goals must go beyond improving the skills of the individuals to create a respectful climate and...

Thursday, June 08, 2017 Studying Children at Increased Risk of Suicide

Teenagers injured through drinking, drug abuse or self-harming have a five-fold increased risk of dying from suicide in the next decade. Children and young people admitted to hospital in England with injuries related to...

Thursday, June 01, 2017 Special Diets, Supplements for Autism Still a Question Mark

Parents of children with autism often try diet changes or supplements to ease symptoms of the disorder, but a new review concludes there's no solid evidence that any work. After analyzing 19 clinical trials, researchers found...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 What Special Education Teachers Wish People Knew

Working long hours, using your own money to pay for classroom materials, and struggling to engage students who are ready for summer vacation-yes, doing all that makes teaching a tough job. Now add the challenge of getting kids...

Monday, May 15, 2017 Study: Athletes with ADHD More Likely to Play Team Sports, Adding Increased Injury Risk

It is estimated that roughly six million children in the U.S. have attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, commonly known as ADHD. And while the impact it can have on students in the classroom is often the focus of studies,...

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