Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for Parents
Some kids may be eligible for individualized education programs in public schools, free of charge. Understanding how to access these services can help you be an effective advocate for your child.
Talking to Parents About Depression for Teens
If you feel depressed, you need to reach out for help and support. Read our tips for teens on talking to parents about depression.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder for Teens
Sometimes after experiencing a traumatic event, a person has a strong and lingering reaction known as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Getting treatment and support can make all the difference.
Dietary Needs for Kids With Cerebral Palsy for Parents
Kids with cerebral palsy often have trouble eating. But with the right diet and feeding techniques, they can get the nutrients needed to thrive.
Stuttering and Speech Problems for Kids
Do you or does someone you know ever have a hard time getting words out? Get the whole story on stuttering and other speech problems in this article for kids.
Going to a Speech Therapist for Kids
You might visit a speech therapist if you're having trouble speaking or understanding others. Find out more in this article for kids.
Backpack Safety for Parents
As practical as they are, backpacks can strain muscles and joints and may cause back pain if they're too heavy or are used incorrectly. Here's how to help kids find the right backpack.
Depression for Teens
Depression is very common. For more information about depression and feeling better, check out this article.
Mental Health Specialists for Parents
Counselors, therapists, clinical social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists are all experts in mental health. But there can be differences. Learn more.
Strokes for Parents
This "brain attack" happens when blood flow to the brain stops, even for a second. Often, kids who have a stroke can learn to use their arms and legs and speak again through brain retraining.