Friday 5: Kids and Teens
Here is what we’ve been reading at Elevate Counseling to support your child’s mental health!
Kids with ADHD may be up to 30% developmentally behind their peers – even with average or above average intelligence. Help them develop strategies to get things done. (psych central)
I was so excited to see this article in the New York Times about Homework Therapists! We have found our coaches to be very effective in helping kids manage their school related anxiety, learn strategies for managing multiple demands and get back on track for success. (The New York Times)
Kids heading to high school? When to take control and when to let go. (The Washington Post)
Transitioning your teen to high school involves loosening the reins, but still providing direction. This article by Dr. Sharon Siever will help you figure out the balance. (Parent Toolkit)
Are Today’s Teenagers Smarter and Better Than We Think? This article serves as a reminder about the strengths of the “post millennial” cohort. Here’s what researchers are discovering about the next generation. (The New York Times)