Anxiety and Teen Girls with Lisa Damour, PhD American Psychological Association Anxiety among teens and young adults is rising, and studies have shown that it has skyrocketed in girls. One study found that the number of girls who often felt nervous, worried or fearful jumped by 55 percent over a five-year period. What factors are behind rising stress and anxiety in girls and what can we do about it?
Autism and Minorities Lee Memorial Health System New studies show minority children are less likely to be evaluated when they're young and therefore have more delayed language, communications and gross motor skills.
FYI on ADHD Evaluations Lee Memorial Health System ďThereís no one test that clearly makes the diagnosis. So like drawing a blood test to see if you have a high lead level or not. You either have a high lead level or you donít. Thereís no blood test for ADHD,Ē says Lee Memorial Health Systemís pediatrician Dr. Martin Sherman.
Teaching Grit, Perseverance and Frustration Tolerance to Students with ADHD HelpforADHD Learning new content can happen through instruction, opportunities to practice the information, as well as time and effort. However, the ability of students to succeed academically does not solely rely on curriculum. The ability to regulate emotional and cognitive impulses greatly impacts a studentís ability to succeed academically and elsewhere in life.