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How Teachers Can Help Students with Mental Health Issues During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends Schools have been closed across the country for weeks now. Some school systems have opted for online/distance learning, while others have provided optional ungraded course … Continue reading

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Identifying and Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness

By Deborah Serani, Psy.D., author of Sometimes When I’m Sad One out of five children will experience a mental illness. And while we know that mental health disorders are largely neurobiological in origin, notions remain that laziness, not trying hard … Continue reading

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Self-Care for Educators at Home

By Stephanie Filio I am an existential counselor through and through. Like all existential counselors, I believe that the only way to cope with the anxiety of existence is to find meaning in our lives. I believe we find that … Continue reading

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Reducing Student Anxiety in the Midst of COVID-19

By Stephanie Filio What. In. The. World. Coronavirus? A pandemic?! Every day I am getting closer and closer to being able to begin to process what is going on, but it is certainly slow going. First, there is my baseline: … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Make Recess More Fun for Students with Autism

By Benjamin Farrey-Latz, author of I Can Learn Social Skills! Poems About Getting Along, Being a Good Friend, and Growing Up If you were to poll students in elementary school classrooms with the question, What is your favorite part of … Continue reading

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