It’s sad news when research centers can’t agree on whether cyberbullying affects one-in-three, one-in-four, or one-in-five teens. It isn’t the specific number that’s important; it’s the fact that the number never goes below 20 percent. Imagine being in a classroom of 25 people, knowing that this classroom is not “normal” unless at least five of those students are being bullied. Read more »
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To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.
TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and invest directly into treatment and recovery. Read more »
The American Academy of Pediatrics supports policies that are gender-affirming for children – an approach that is supported by other key professional organizations.
In 2016, the AAP joined with other organizations to produce the document, Supporting & Caring for Transgender Children, “a guide for community members and allies to ensure that transgender young people are affirmed, respected, and able to thrive.” Read more »
In this session at Archbishop Mitty High School, Annaleah Logan, PsyD. discusses the different forms of anxiety and their respective symptoms, the stressors that teens experience, causes of teen anxiety and depression, and coping strategies. Read more »
In this class, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Marcela Molina and Doctoral Psychology Intern Brittany Matheson review the ABCs of behavior and provide an overview of strategies for managing behavior with your young child.
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While scientists estimate that between 5 and 12 percent of children in the United States have dyslexia, just 4.5 percent of students in public schools are diagnosed with a “specific learning disability,” a category that includes dyslexia and other learning disabilities, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. In addition, while schools routinely screen children for hearing impairment, a problem that occurs much less frequently than dyslexia, screening for dyslexia is rare. Read more »
Reading well can be a sign of intelligence, except when it isn’t, which is often the case for the 5-20 percent of students who have by far the most common form of learning disability, dyslexia.
And yet often, special gifts and talents emerge from dyslexic brains. Whether this happens because of the setup of the dyslexic brain or in spite of it is still an ongoing subject of research. Read more »