How Standardized Tests Are Limiting for Those With Disabilities

Standardized testing is a significant aspect of the education system in the United States. Students take standardized tests throughout their educational experiences, often beginning as early as first grade, to monitor their progress and help schools determine the areas in which their students need additional support and resources. However, those […]

How To Calm a Child With ADHD

Parenting is never easy, and it can be even more challenging when your child has attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Without proper management, common ADHD symptoms can surface and quickly lead to meltdowns and behavioral issues. However, with care and attention, you can help your child manage even the most persistent symptoms. Learn […]

How PTSD Can Manifest

It’s easy to assume that everyone experiences post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the same way. However, PTSD can reveal itself in more than a dozen ways. Discover how PTSD can manifest and learn some of the most common symptoms in children and adults. What Might Cause PTSD? PTSD is a […]

How To Become a Neuropsychologist

If you’re interested in health care and psychology, you may want to consider pursuing a career as a neuropsychologist. While it requires extensive qualifications and commitment, this profession is personally rewarding because it gives you the opportunity to help people overcome mental health problems and enjoy a better quality of […]

How Bipolar Can Manifest

When entertainer and fashion designer Kanye West announced his intention to run for President of the United States in 2020, he began holding public campaign events. After displaying some erratic public behavior in July, members of the media began to speculate about the state of his mental health. Shortly after, […]

How to Protect Your Mental Health During and After Coronavirus

It is normal to experience stress and anxiety during uncertain times, and many people have been finding it challenging to maintain their mental equilibrium during the current COVID-19 crisis. While making it mandatory for everyone to remain at home and to maintain distances from one another in public is necessary […]

Think You Have a Concussion? What To Do

A concussion is a type of brain injury that occurs when excessive force or trauma is applied to the head. Millions of concussions occur in children, adolescents, and adults every year in the United States. Concussions can occur when engaging in strenuous physical activities, such as high-contact sports, or from a […]

How PTSD Affects Families

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, affects people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. Though it’s often associated with military veterans who have returned home from war, anyone who has experienced trauma can develop the symptoms of PTSD. In addition to war veterans, this includes those who have […]