How to Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

How to Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety August always brings with it a range of feelings, including anxiety about the upcoming transition back to school. Some children eagerly anticipate returning to school, meeting their new teachers and re-connecting with their peers.  Others are not quite so enthusiastic.  Here are a few guidelines to keep in mind … Read more

Helping Kids “Stretch” Their Brains

Imagine that you are on your way to the airport for a much-needed vacation. Although you arrive early, you are informed upon your arrival that your flight has been cancelled and that you have been moved to a different flight.  In the morning rush you did not see the email notifying you of the change, … Read more

Preparing for Winter Break

As winter break quickly approaches, many children and their families are eager for a chance to relax, unwind, and enjoy some much-needed time away from the demands of school. However, for many children, this time of year can also be a source of significant stress. In particular, children with developmental delays, AD/HD, anxiety disorders, and … Read more