The recent coronavirus epidemic has led to major changes in the education sector. Online classes have become popular where students learn remotely as opposed to usual face-to-face learning. Teachers and parents have not adapted to the changes to assist the children. In online learning, some students feel a lack of emotional connection to their teachers. Some parents tried to get their kids away from the constant screening time and bought educational games such as STEM toys. However, the changes in education affected the way of life of many children. …
It’s not uncommon that children are diagnosed with ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Because of this diagnosis, these children may perform poorly in school as they have trouble controlling their impulses. If you’re working with a child with ADHD, it’s important to know how you can help them do better in school.
Sometimes symptoms of ADHD show up less at home and more when they’re in the classroom. Some of these signs are:
Constant motion while seated or moving around the classroom
Difficulty focusing on tasks and schoolwork
Excessive talking when not asked to
There are many types of treatment available for your child once they’ve been diagnosed with a mental health condition. Apart from medication such as antidepressants or mood stabilizers, there are also different types of psychotherapy available. What your child will need will depend on their diagnosis, and they can also benefit from a mixture of both approaches.
The more common methods of psychotherapy are:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). A go-to for many mental illnesses, this psychotherapy treatment is a short-term approach that deals with one’s thinking patterns or behaviours to change the way they approach a…
Stress is a normal part of everyone’s lives, kids included, but they can have some difficulty in managing it and may therefore need some guidance. As parents, we can help them release some of that stress by talking about the problem or taking some time to do activities that help them destress.
Trauma, however, should not be a normal part of a kid’s life. It’s disruptive, destructive, and should be dealt with sensitively. A traumatic event can be one or a series of happenings that threaten a child’s life or causes horror and helplessness during the event, and it heavily impacts the way the child thinks and sees the world….