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What Should Parents Know About Self-Regulation and Childhood Development?

Is your child having difficulty coping with challenging and unexpected situations? New situations can be especially distressing for children. Parents sometimes struggle to help their children learn the coping skills required to regulate their emotions and responses to stressful, upsetting, and confusing situations. Managing one’s reactions is a skill-set that everyone has to develop and […]

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Social Thinking for Some Does Not Come Easily

Social phobia is a medical condition characterized by extreme, consistent fear of meeting new people and being embarrassed in social situations. This is common among adults, and it’s believed to affect one percent of children. Young people with social phobia are always occupied with negative views of themselves, and can be less adept in social […]

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