With so many young people requiring extra support – whether that’s special education or mental health services – it’s high time for educational psychologists to take on a bigger role in schools.
It is time we stopped describing disabled people as "special" and stopped calling their reasonable adjustment needs as "special needs" - it is offensive.
Research suggests using therapy dogs in response to traumatic events can help reduce symptoms of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety.
The young people interviewed for the report “unanimously” said they needed practical help, emotional support and communication skills to maintain friendships.
Matthew is a committed, loving father. But, like all parents do from time to time, he felt he wasn’t coping with the demands of raising three young kids as well as he’d like to.
An animal study published today has found a possible link between the amount of the vitamin in the mother’s diet and her offspring’s behaviour.
Psychologist and author of Beyond Rain Man shares some personal experiences.
It is imperative that adults seek to genuinely understand what youngsters face, and use the publicity surrounding 13 Reasons Why to start a bigger conversation with teens about the kinds of things that affect their mental health and general well-being.
As per recommendations given to the NSW, there is a possibility for significant changes in the provision of education to children with a disability.