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Helping With Stress and Anxiety

UntitledAmy_CampbellI am grateful to Amy Campbell for this contribution.  Amy is the counselor at the Rawson Saunders School for Dyslexia. Amy spends her days helping children deal with stress.

All children will have situations or periods of time that are worrisome and stressful. A child who is feeling worried or anxious may communicate these feelings through disturbances in sleep patterns, changes in eating habits, and/or reports of physical complaints. How to help a child navigate through worry, stress, and anxiety can depend largely on the situation and the child; however, here are some general things to consider when supporting children that may be experiencing anxiety: Continue reading