ADHD in a Pandemic: recent publications

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APA: Congress Must Prioritize Mental Health Care for Children Impacted by the Pandemic

September 27, 2021Congress must work to improve access to and increase funding for child and adolescent mental health care across the nation, especially in the wake of the pandemic, according to testimony delivered by the American Psychological Association (APA) during a House hearing last week.1Federal response efforts should focus on mitigating the real and damaging effects of the pandemic on child and adolescent mental health in the short and long term, said Arthur C.

Evans, Jr., APA’s CEO, in a Congressional hearing on the topic.“Social isolation, financial uncertainty, and disrupted routines place considerable stress on children and their families, significantly affecting their mental health and well-being,” Evans said before members

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ADHD in a Pandemic: Readers Choice

September 27, 2021Congress must work to improve access to and increase funding for child and adolescent mental health care across the nation, especially in the wake of the pandemic, according to testimony delivered by the American Psychological Association (APA) during a House hearing last week.1Federal response efforts should focus on mitigating the real and damaging effects of the pandemic on child and adolescent mental health in the short and long term, said Arthur C.
Motivating your child to engage in learning will be more important than ever this time.To help your child, first acknowledge his feelings and really understand the source of his anger. He worked hard to learn foundational academic skills and was likely doing well before the pandemic.

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