Reviewed Child & Adolescent Development: Overview Articles Links
(viewing 1 - 5 of 12)What Makes Children Care? Teaching Gentleness in a Violent World
APA article discussing if children are naturally 'caring'. Excellent article from their public relations department.
Tics and Tourette's Syndrome
This site provides definitions of tics and Tourette's syndrome, as well as answers to frequently asked questions, such as whether a child will outgrow it, what treatment methods are available, what parents can do to help, and more. The information is easy to understand and a good starting place for parents.
Tourette's Syndrome for Children
This article for children provides an overview of Tourette's including symptoms, definitions and examples, and tips for how to act around those with the condition. The information is comprehensive, yet age-appropriate.
Common Sleep Problems
This article, directed at teenagers, provides an overview of sleep cycles and then provides short descriptions of common sleep disorders. The information is thorough, yet understandable and age-appropriate.
The Story of Self-Esteem
The article for children provides an overview of self-esteem, why it's important and how to get it. The information is thorough, yet age-appropriate and understandable.