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Children’s Mental Health Awareness Pt. II

Previously, we discussed the various early warnings signs of a possible mental illness in children and teens. In part two, we now shift our focus to contributing factors and discuss how families can implement small strategies that promote positive mental…

Children’s Mental Health Awareness: Warning Signs

According to statistics, 1 out of every 5 children will confront some form of mental, emotional, or behavioral health obstacle before they reach legal adulthood at age 18. This staggering number can be jarring for parents and professionals whose job…

Tips for Overnight Activities

For families of children with serious medical conditions, any overnight activity, from sleepovers to field trips to sleepaway camps can leave parents and children wondering about how to manage these specific medical needs. While there are no hard and fast…

Vision Statements for Families of Students with IEPs

When skimming through a teacher’s Special Education binder, the collection of IEPs and 504 plans, as informative as they are, have the tendency to reduce a student to a list of symptoms, behaviors, accommodations, and strategies. Furthermore, a student’s entire…

Seasonal Allergies

Now that flu season has passed, it is time to acknowledge spring’s presence—and with that comes seasonal allergy symptoms. This time of year, when the pollen casts a radioactive-yellow hue onto car windows, swing sets, and anything else outdoors, many…

OT and Autism Awareness: Preschool/Elementary

April is the month to recognize several important health-related observances. Two that often go hand-in-hand are National Autism Awareness Month and Occupational Therapy Month. While separate observances, it makes sense to start a conversation about how occupational therapists can help…

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