Information and useful news about different pathologies, illnesses, and disorders that affect children. Treatment, help diagnosing, forms, prevention, tricks, ideas, etc.

Imaginative play

Development of Cognitive Skills; Piaget’s theory.

 

  Crawl before you walk, walk before you run! When it comes to development, this phrase is certainly true. Before children learn to talk and […]

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Trastorno de personalidad

Night Terrors: What are they and what to do about them

 

  Night Terrors. Have you ever been woken up in the middle of the night by the sound of your child screaming? Does it seem […]

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Brain based learning

Brain based learning: What is it and how to apply it

 

  What is brain based learning, and why it matters. Brain bases learning is a new perspective in teaching and learning that is based on using technology and knowledge of […]

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Parenting Styles

Parenting Styles: A complete guide to different types of parenting methods

 

  Everybody is raised in a different way. We have all, at least once, said: “If I did that my (insert parent here) would be […]

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Phonemic Awareness

Phonemic Awareness: The Sounds of Reading

 

  Have you ever thought about the difference between the pronunciation of “bat” and “pat”? e. In this article, we answer questions like what is […]

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Sensory Integration Therapy

Sensory Integration Therapy: What is it and who benefits from it?

 

  Sensory integration therapy. Sensory integration refers to the brain’s ability to organize sensory information that comes from our surroundings. Sensations come in as perception […]

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nonverbal learning disability

Nonverbal learning disability: What is it? What are its symptoms?

 

  Nonverbal learning disability. Does your child have difficulty relating to other children? Does he have a hard time understanding subtle voice changes or sarcasm? […]

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Respect

Respect: What is it, types, examples, learn and teach respect

 

  Respect: a useful guide. Learn what it is, why it is important, types and examples. Discover interesting tips on how to teach respect. What […]

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Children with Dyspraxia helping each other

Dyspraxia: Is your child clumsy? A reason for this could be this condition

 

  Dyspraxia. It is commonly seen nowadays: On the one hand, you have the group of children that seems to be able to have no […]

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Importance of motivation

The Importance of Motivation: What Is It and Tips to Promote It

 

  The importance of motivation: motivation is the motor that moves our world. You may often hear about a lack of motivation at school or […]

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인터넷중독

Internet Addiction: Guide to understanding and addressing the problem

 

  Does your child spend too much time on his mobile phone? The answer is very likely to be yes. In this article, you will […]

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Pica Disorder

Pica Disorder: What is is? Discover everything about this eating disorder

 

  Pica disorder also called “pica” is not well known but has serious health implications. It is a type of eating disorder in which there […]

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Anger Management for Kids

Anger management for kids: Teach your child to deal with frustration

 

  Anger management for kids is one of the most daunting parent tasks. In the following article, we will explain what is frustration and anger […]

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Animal Assisted Therapy: What it is, and how does it help?

 

  Nothing but heart eyes galore anytime we see an owner with a dog on a street. We see those sad commercials with animals who […]

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Night terrors are not uncommon in children

Night Terrors: What are they, Symptoms, Causes, and Prevention

 

  Trouble sleeping is common. Whether due to a busy schedule, stress, or other factors, many people struggle to get a healthy amount of sleep. […]

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Theory of Mind

Theory of Mind: What it is, evaluate it and activities to enhance it

 

  Have you stopped to think about what your world would be like if you were not able to imagine others’ intentions and thoughts? The […]

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Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome: What It Is, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Tips

 

  Sheldon Cooper has helped make this disorder more popular in recent years. This disorder affects the quality of life of children and adults around […]

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Echolalia

Oppositional Defiant Disorder In Children: How To Spot It?

 

  Every child and adolescent react to difficult situations in their own way according to different factors. Some of them may include character, genetics, education, and […]

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Learning Difficulties

Learning Difficulties: What Is It, Symptoms, Types and Intervention?

 

  Does your child have difficulty reading, doing math problems, writing, centering his attention, or coordination? Perhaps these problems could be due to a learning difficulty. […]

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blended learning

Blended Learning: Why It’s Taking The Lead In Education

 

  We have all used different methods of ‘blended learning’ models when being educated in our classrooms and trained in the workplace. Whether we realized […]

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Empty Nest Syndrome

What is Empty Nest Syndrome? A Useful Guide to this Evolving Phenomenon

 

  As summer slowly comes to an end, college students are transitioning back to their academic year with many moving into their dormitories. While college […]

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Peer pressure

Peer Pressure: Why We Feel It, How to Overcome it, and Can It Be Positive?

 

  Peer Pressure. When we hear the phrase ‘peer pressure’ we often think back to grade school. We might think of the pressure children and […]

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Child Hyperactivity

Child Hyperactivity: What it is, causes and how does education play a role?

 

  Sometimes we find “unruly” and restless children in the classroom, whose grades keep getting worse and disrupt the class any chance they get.  They […]

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Metacognition: Thinking About Thinking Improves Learning

 

  Metacognition. Have you ever analyzed the strategies you use for learning new information? Do you read the information out loud several times? Or do […]

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Childhood Development Stages:

Childhood Development Stages: Learning and Development

 

  “Crawl before you walk, walk before you run!” When it comes to childhood development stages, this phrase is certainly true. Before children learn to […]

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Associative Learning

Associative Learning: Learning from association or relating several things

 

  How do punishments and rewards affect us? Have you ever wondered how we learn that something is dangerous or beneficial to us? What is […]

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Coprolalia

Coprolalia: The reason behind involuntary profane outbursts

 

  Obscene language is a big part of everybody’s daily lives – whether we like to believe it or not. Perhaps you banged your toe against […]

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Art Therapy

Art therapy: Everything you need to know about this marvelous therapy

 

  What is art therapy? How can is something like art become a tool to help you through depression, anxiety, and even dyslexia? Find out […]

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Bonding with your baby

Bonding with your baby. Everything you need to know about those special moments.

 

  Does bonding with your baby affect his or her development for the rest of their lives? Are there any benefits for mothers as well? […]

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teacher burnout

Teacher burnout: What is it and what consequences does it have on students?

 

  Stress and unmotivated teachers are becoming a common issue among faculty. Low self-esteem, work overload, emotional exhaustion and difficulties in dealing with disruptive, uninterested, rebellious […]

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children

Birth Order: does it determine your personality or is it a myth?

 

  We often hear how the middle child has it the worst, the youngest out of three is known to be spoiled, and the first […]

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Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder: What is it? What are the symptoms, treatments and does my child exhibit any signs? Take the mini quiz!

 

  “Sometimes the noise in my life bothers me. It hurts my ears.” These are common things people with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) or Sensory […]

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Psychopathy

Psychopathy: A useful guide to everything you need to know

 

  What does psychopathy mean? What are the signs and symptoms? What relationship does it have with personality? What are the causes? Is there a […]

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hyperlexia

Hyperlexia – What is Hyperlexia? Types of Hyperlexia and Autism

 

  If your child is diagnosed with hyperlexia, the first thing you may think to yourself is, “what is hyperlexia?” Some people contend that hyperlexia […]

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Echolalia

What is Echolalia?: Its Purpose and What It Means

 

  Echolalia is a natural part of language acquisition. “It’s a beautiful day!” said the mother, to which the child echoed “It’s a beautiful day!” […]

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Attachment styles

Attachment styles: How to appropriately connect with others?

 

  How many attachment styles are there, how are they developed, what consequences do they have in adulthood, why is it important to build an […]

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Technology in the classroom

Technology in the Classroom: What Do Teachers Think?

 

  Society is becoming ever more digital and connected. Almost every person interacts with some form of technology throughout the day. Young children are now […]

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Adverse Childhood Experiences: What They Are and What To Do

 

  Take the Adverse Childhood Experiences Questionnaire: Add up your Yes answers. This is your ACE score. Remember, plenty of people with high ACE scores do […]

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effects of divorce on family and children

Effects of Divorce on Children and Families: What it Does and How to Help

 

  Effects of divorce on children and families. Each person goes through their own individual experiences and has a way to deal with situations. I personally […]

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ADHD

ADHD Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

 

  ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), is characterised by inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness’. ADHD symptoms are often noticed at a young age and more apparent when children start […]

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Pathological liars

Pathological Liars: How to Identify, Help, and Prevent It from Happening

 

  Telling the occasional white lie doesn’t change who your are and it doesn’t make you a bad person. However, there are some people who […]

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Online Dyscalculia Quiz

Do You Think Your Child Might Have Dyscalculia? Take The Online Dyscalculia Quiz

 

  Dyscalculia is a learning disorder characterized by a difficulty learning mathematical operations, numbers, and symbols. If you think your school-aged child might have dyscalculia, […]

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Bullying and the Brain: Schoolyard Cruelty

Bullying and the Brain: The Neuroscience of Bullying

 

  As a young, school-going kid there are a lot of things that are rights of passage- your first invite to a birthday party, your […]

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