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Creating a Constructive Homework Environment for Children with ADHD

Children with ADHD present very specific challenges when it comes to working outside of their regular formal schooling environment: homework can feel like an uphill struggle for both the students and their parents who may find the process frustrating and not know the best way to help their child thrive and succeed. A new study […]

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The Impact of ADHD on School Performance and Socialization

ADHD is a behavioral disorder that affects many people in the United States. Both children and adults alike can be diagnosed with ADHD, a prognosis that has many implications, especially for school-age children. Due to the different ways that ADHD manifests itself, both school performance and socialization can be impacted. When a child is diagnosed […]

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Great Outdoors: A Great Opportunity for Treating Teen Depression, Anxiety

Anxiety and depression can cast a shadow over the lives of teens, even during the ordinarily carefree summer months. For teens dealing with mental health issues by attending therapeutic schools, the loss of the support and structure offered by these programs during the summer months can be problematic. Fortunately, therapeutic summer camp programs are available […]

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Information for Parents: How to Deal with Your Teen’s Eating Disorder (Part II)

In this two part blog series, Sage Day School provides parents with information about teen eating and body image disorders. In Part I we reviewed information about how teens develop eating disorders, common misconceptions, and types of eating and body disorders. In Part II we will review common symptoms and what parents should do if […]