In this excerpt, Harvard researcher and clinician Dr. Martha Herbert shares 10 meaningful ways you can help someone with autism. Use these tips to help support a child.
One of the best things for helping children with anxiety is talking. There is something about putting a voice to your worries, and speaking them aloud that is therapeutic, especially when a trusted adult is listening. That’s why children’s books on the topic are so great: you can read them together and talk about them. They allow you to share what has worked for you, and openly discuss a shared emotion.
Birthday parties are supposed to be fun for children, but sometimes that's not always the case. Understanding why some kids may not be interested in having or attending a birthday party will help make their birthday experience more fun for them as well as others.
Regardless of the reason why, more and more of us are becoming single moms. With that role comes not only the sole caregiver, the lone lunch box packer, the only boo-boo fixer and the one tear clearer in the house, but the thankless job of discipline.
This infographic tells a story about how parents-with great love and affection-try to help their anxious children. It also tells a silent tale about what those children wish they could express to their parents about what they are experiencing.