Entries by Cynthia Kane

Anxiety Disorders in Children

Although anxiety is often thought of as an adult problem, it’s also a childhood disorder. While children do not face the same life obstacles as adults, they have their own issues and struggles.  Anxiety may be rooted in a specific phobia, such as fear of the dark or fear of spiders, or it may be […]

Academic Accommodations for Children with ADHD

Children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may face many obstacles in the classroom. Structure and consistency are the two main keys to success for children with ADHD, but each case presents with its own challenges and accommodations should address the unique needs of the individual student. The following are examples of what a […]