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June 10, 2020

Remote Learning and Special Education Students: How Eight Families Are Adapting (Video)

When it comes to parenting students with learning differences, every family's experience is unique. And that reality has never been more true than it is now as millions of students are out of school due to the coronavirus pandemic.

July 07, 2016

School Resources for Supporting Child Mental Health

The New York-based Child Mind Institute highlights several evidence-based options for educators looking to support students with mental health needs.

May 16, 2013

ADHD Most Prevalent Disorder in Report on Mental Health of Children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention compiled data from several sources for this first-ever snapshot of children's mental health.

December 18, 2012

Conn. School Shootings Unleashed Attack on Disabilities, Too

Unconfirmed diagnoses of autism, mental health disorders, or other conditions have been blamed for the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

August 22, 2012

Talk Therapy an Option for Those Using Assistive Technology to Speak

Psychologist Amy Szarkowski figured out provide therapy to work with clients who use communication devices to replace their own voices.

July 25, 2012

New Film Explores Students With Emotional, Behavioral Disabilities

Kelsey Carroll's a self-proclaimed "bitch" who says she's into safety pins, piercings, and tattoos. One of her teachers doesn't want her in class, but a new documentary shows she has what it takes to graduate—with some adult support.

November 20, 2008

Mental Health Services for Children Lacking

The National Center for Children in Poverty, based at Columbia University in New York, has released a report that shows that states are still struggling to deliver adequate care to children and youth with mental health problems. The study revisits a topic that was explored in another report, Uncla...

June 05, 2008

Systems of Care

Sometimes my blog subjects and my newspaper stories match up quite nicely: last week, around the same time I read and blogged about a story in Newsweek about a young child with bipolar disorder, I wrote a short column for the newspaper on "systems of care." (Access to is free through Jun...


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