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COPING WITH ADHD IN THE MIDST OF A PANDEMIC.

Lock down measures and quarantine due to the corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic has turned the daily routine for many families across the country upside down.  For kids with ADHD, this means a disruption in their normal daily routine, which can worsen their symptoms.   This article will discuss what ADHD is, how the coronavirus (COVID-19) …

Common Reactions to Distress in Children

It is difficult to predict how some children will respond to disasters and traumatic events. Below are some common reactions to distress seen in children. The common reactions to distress will fade over time for most children. Children who were directly exposed to a disaster can become upset again; behaviors related to the event may …

Five Ways to Help Children Cope with COVID-19

Children may respond to stress in different ways including regressing from previous milestones or becoming more clingy, anxious, withdrawing, angry or agitated,  and even bedwetting. Here are five ways to help them navigate COVID-19. Manage your own anxieties– Children pick up on the emotions of the adults around them even when they try to hide …