April 2nd is World Autism Day, an internationally recognized day of support and understanding for people with autism spectrum disorder. ASD is common, with 1 in 52 Maryland school age [...]
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PRESENTERS: OFFICER LAURIE REYES AND OFFICER TARA BOND, MONTGOMERY COUNTY POLICE, AUTISM/INTELLECTUAL, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA OUTREACH UNIT Participants are invited to attend the 1-hour webinar on April 12, 2021 at 6:30pm [...]
Anxiety is an umbrella term for a variety of mental health conditions. As the COVID-19 pandemic has raged on, anxiety is becoming increasingly common among children and young adults. However, [...]
Problems with anxiety are not uncommon in childhood. Recently, there has actually been a rise in anxiety and related conditions among school aged children. There is much concern over the [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic has lasted much longer, and affected our lives much more intensely, than any of us could have imagined just a short year ago. Maryland students, in particular, [...]
When a child experiences an unplanned separation from their primary caregiver, the traumatic effects can extend far beyond childhood and even into adulthood.(3) A strong, positive connection with a parent [...]