Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) comes with its challenges for both children and adults. The clinical presentation of ADHD in adults appears to be marked by inattentiveness and impulsivity, with fewer hyperactivity symptoms than typically seen in childhood ADHD (Wynchank et al., 2016). Adult inattention is characterized by difficulty in
Does your child have difficulty sleeping? Do you find your child becoming anxious or stressed out? Are you noticing yourself becoming overwhelmed? Well turns out, these are all connected! Research has shown that higher levels of anxiety in children can predict more sleeping problems. Parents of these children also tend
Do you or your child . . . •Find it hard to figure out how to get started on a task •Have trouble figuring out how much time a task requires •Do things either quickly and messily or slowly and incompletely •Stick with a plan, even when it’s clear that
Training for Volunteers 55+ to Lead Groups for Successful Aging Are you interested in “Touching Lives” of older adults? Touching Lives Over 55, a program of Journey’s Way, currently is recruiting volunteers to facilitate peer discussion groups about health and wellness, successful aging, retirement, and life experiences. For ten years, more than
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Clinical depression is more than just feeling sad or going through a “rough patch.” It can be debilitating and can affect various aspects of an individual’s functioning, including relationships, work, or school. Depression also affects the way a person thinks and feels about themselves. It can lead to one feeling
Trauma can change families as they work to survive and adapt to their circumstances and environment. When parents are not available or struggling with their own reactions or behavioral and/or physical health problems, they may have trouble staying in tune with their children’s reactions and responses to the traumatic experience.
Will going back to school be a positive or negative experience for your child? While many children are excited to see friends again, school can be anxiety-provoking for other children. Bullying is one possible cause of back-to-school anxiety. Across the nation, over 70% of children and school staff express observing
Being consumed with worry each day can affect one’s overall quality of life. Worry can be described as persistent thoughts about either a real or imagined situation. It can negatively impact one’s emotional and physical health, as well as one’s level of functioning at school or work. Excessive worry is
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