5 Signs Your Kid Is Highly Sensitive, & Expert Advice To Help You Parent Them

Children complain (it’s a fact) — from seemingly little things like their veggies touching their mashed potatoes on their dinner plates to bigger issues like not getting along with other kids at school. Most of the time, it’s just a normal part of childhood, and while frustrating for parents, it could also be a sign…

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How to Counter TikTok’s Mental Health Misinformation

KEY POINTS: During the pandemic, TikTok served as a way for teens to connect with others over sharing a mental health illness. Predatory advertising and popularity incentives drove creation of content that promoted self-diagnosis and misinformation. Parents and clinicians can assist teens who are identifying with mental illnesses with non-judgmental questions and supportive listening.

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Can Video Gaming Help a Child with ADHD Get a Future Job?

KEY POINTS: Many jobs in the future will depend on what kids with ADHD love; a knowledge and facility with technology. Encourage children with ADHD to display a creative use of technology, a key to future employment. Teach children with ADHD to apply what they learn in video game play to their daily activities and…

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ADHD and Social Awkwardness: Learn how to maintain more rewarding conversations and connections.

KEY POINTS: False beliefs about deficits in communication can hold someone back in making and keeping friends, in relationships, and at work. The combination of tracking verbal and nonverbal cues can be overwhelming for neurodivergent people. Practical strategies for improving verbal communication include tools for entering, participating in, and exiting conversations. Learning how to read…

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