The Feeling Thermometer is a key tool in the treatment of OCD in children and the treatment of anxiety. It is a key component in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) treatment and helps children and adolescents articulate their symptoms and anxiety levels in a way that parents, caregivers, and mental health professionals can understand and respond to.
At a Glance: Helping Kids With ADHD Manage Screen Time
ADHD symptoms in children can lead to poor grades, problems at home, and struggles with friendships. Here are 10 tips to help you help your child be happier and more focused: http://www.everydayhealth.com/adhd-pictures/help-adhd-child-succeed.aspx
If your child has ADHD, you probably know about the major symptoms. Trouble focusing. Impulsivity. And in some cases, hyperactivity. But many kids with ADHD share another symptom that often isn't mentioned. They have trouble managing their emotions.
Take Optimal Amounts of Omega-3s. According to Dr. Newmark, kids between four and eight years old should take between1,000-1,500 mg. a day. Older kids should get 2,000-2,500 mg. daily. Look for a product that has twice the amount of EPA to DHA—the two main types of omega-3's. Liquid or capsule forms of omega-3 fatty acids are best.