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Math Anxiety – How to Help Kids Avoid It and Love Math

Mathematics anxiety can disrupt the learning and performance of the subject through the disruption of working memory and avoidance by students. Math anxiety is a negative reaction, physiological reactivity, and apprehension when dealing with mathematics. The reactivity can affect both children and adults when they encounter evaluative situations or when they have to solve math …

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Let’s talk about how tough Christmas can be for autism families

I’ve had a pretty great week. I’ve been job hunting, which is exciting, and it feels good. I’m looking to fill in some of the gaps while building my business. I need to gain some lost ground, and this will help. There are some pretty great opportunities that I might qualify for, and they’re remote. …

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How to Know if Your Child Needs Mental Rehab: Things to Look For

Children’s mental health disorders occur when there is a significant change in the way a child behaves, learns or handles their emotions. This often leads to distress of some type, creating difficulty in day-to-day tasks. Behavior disorders, anxiety and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders (ADHD) are the most common, though others can occur, including depression and bipolar disorder. …

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Poor kid is having an anxiety attack

Emmett woke up this morning and doesn’t feel well. He’s not sick, at least not physically sick. Emmett is a child who deals with anxiety and it can be debilitating at times. When he gets anxious, it tends to manifest physically, usually as a stomach ache. He’s not physically ill but is experiencing physical symptoms. …

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On a side note

Okay. I’ve decided to try and send the boys to school in the morning. The school instituted a mandatory mask mandate last week so everyone will be masked. If they need to come home, they will be sent home. I don’t know what else to do at this point. There’s no fevers, just drainage which …

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Understanding Anxiety in Children with Autism

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When you have a child with autism, you start to learn that minor events can create anxiety for them. More significant events can be very traumatic and disruptive. For example, if you have a child with autism and you’re involved in a car accident, that can be something that’s incredibly impactful to them. Even beyond …

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I was in the emergency room yesterday and ended up at the @ClevelandClinic

Yesterday was one of those days I’d like to avoid going forward. If you don’t follow me on Facebook, then you’re probably out of the loop. You can find my Facebook profile linked at the top of the page. Just sayin’….. Wednesday I began experiencing a sore throat. Not a huge deal but it was …

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5 Ways To Deal With Anxiety As A Parent

Kids are much more perceptive than we think. That means they can often pick up on exactly how we are thinking, just by looking at us – no matter how hard we try to keep those feelings to ourselves. As a result, we must find healthy ways to deal with our emotions – so that …

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