How to Spot Trichotillomania in the Classroom

  Trichotillomania has always been a secretive thing, leading health professionals to believe for many years that it was extremely rare. But in recent years, researchers have discovered that it’s actually a common problem that affects up to 2% of the population(1). Children and young people are no exception; trichotillomania commonly begins between the ages

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Developmental Stages of Self Regulation – Highlights from Leah Kuypers “The Zones of Regulation Workshop”

Developmental Stages of Self Regulation LS4K

Developmental Stages of Self Regulation and “The Zones of Regulation Workshop”  I’ve just come back from listening to Leah Kuypers, Occupational Therapist,  who is the creator of the Zones of Regulation Program. She is an amazing OT (Occupational Therapist) and she has done so much to contribute to the world of self-regulation. I want to

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Helping Kids With Social Anxiety

As parents, we worry if our young people are nervous or anxious about things that happen in every day life.  To begin with, it is a good idea to ask several questions: 1. How can we go about helping kids with social anxiety? 2. How can we use the benefit of our experience to help our young

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