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My autistic son is having violent tantrums, but only at school or daycare. What can I do?
Talk to his teachers and daycare personnel to try to determine what might be triggering or reinforcing the tantrums.- Mandi Silverman, PsyD, MBA
Does Your Child Lack Motivation?
What does it mean when kids just don't seem to be trying very hard?
How to Help Your Child Get Motivated in School
If you have a child who just doesn't seem to be trying in school, strategies you can use to encourage him work up to his potential.
How to Help Kids Talk About Learning Disabilities
Sometimes opening up about learning differently is hard for kids, but with a little practice, the rewards can be huge.
How to Help a Special Needs Teen Fly Solo
What we've learned from setting up our son to go it alone, get important time with his extended family, and gain independent living skills
How to Help Kids Learn to Fail
Parents naturally want to protect kids from failure, but only through trial and error can children become resilient adults
School Success Kit for Kids With Sensory Processing Issues
Tools and strategies to help kids stay comfortable and focused.
School Success Kit for Kids with ADHD
Tools and strategies for children and teenagers to help manage time, stay focused, and handle homework.
Ideas for Getting Your Kids into Nature
How to make being outdoors fun and rewarding for kids inclined to stick to their screens
Why Kids Need to Spend Time in Nature
If you ask them, most kids would say they prefer spending time indoors. But the benefits (and pleasure) kids get from being outside are worth the push.