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ADHD

By Joyce Heid Thought to be more common among boys, ADHD affects an equal number of girls. It just looks different. Beth Walker knew her daughter had a problem. “When my daughter was very young—maybe 2 or 3—I knew she was different in temperament and pace. She was a dreamy, …

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Parents may be surprised

Moving to Third or Fourth Grades Can Be a Significant Transition Parents may be surprised to find out that third and fourth grades are significantly different from first and second. Academic work becomes more challenging. Behavioral expectations change. Louise Coakley, the IEP (Individualized Education Program) team chairperson at Edmondson Heights …

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What Kids Worry About

Parents may assume that preteens are preoccupied with things such as their looks, schoolwork, and fitting into the social scene, but a recent KidsHealth KidsPoll titled “What Kids Worry About” reveals that these aren’t the only things on their minds. In the survey, 1154 kids ages 9 to 13 were …

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