Tag Archives: Anxiety

OT Corner: Teaching Mindfulness to Children

[Source: Your Therapy Source] if you have not yet instituted regular rituals with your children that develop mindfulness, it’s time. The research from neuroscience, education, child development, and positive psychology all agree. Practices that cultivate self-awareness and the ability to self-care, … Continue reading

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These Calm-Down Jars Will Blow Your Kiddos’ Minds

[Source:  We Are Teachers] This is what many people think when they first see this calm-down jar. With just one shake, the two colors mix, creating a new color. Then little by little, the colors separate, and the liquids return … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: Are ‘Kids These Days’ Really Allowed to Make Mistakes?

[Source: Education Week] by Jon Harper I don’t blame the architect because I can’t imagine it was part of their training. Nor was it the fault of the construction crew. They were simply following the plans given. The only folks … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: How Can Schools Help Kids With Anxiety?

[Source: MindShift] I met Brianna Sedillo when she pitched my radio station a personal perspective on anxiety, a topic that comes up over and over as teachers and parents try to support young people. “Everything kind of started with the anxiety … Continue reading

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IBD in Childhood May Up Risk of Mental Health Issues

[Source:  Psych Central] A new Swedish study suggests children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have a greater risk for psychiatric disorders. Researchers believe that more psychological support and longer follow-up is needed for the children affected and their parents. Investigators … Continue reading

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