Mental Health and Emotional Regulation

ADHD Information Resource

Sources:National Institute of Mental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a medical condition that causes symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. ADHD is more

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Inclusion and Behavioral Supports

Behavior – Online Resources

Learn more about ways to support your child with behavior challenges From Great Life lessons from parenting a child with ODD behavior NAYSEC Website Website explain the PYAMID Model for

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Mental Health and Emotional Regulation

Therapy Dogs: Providing Comfort for Children With Disabilities 

Research shows that people with pets have decreased blood pressure, lower blood pressure levels, increased happiness, and increased opportunities for exercise and socialization(1).

Animal-assisted therapy, a field that uses animals, like dogs, to help individuals recover from or cope with health problems, is gaining public interest in health care.

Therapy dogs have also been a source of comfort for those suffering from illnesses and disabilities. They have helped out at schools, hospitals, disaster sites, providing support to people with learning difficulties and ​developmental disabilities.

Even simple activities, such as positively interacting with a dog, petting, and engaging in fun activities like doga (yoga sessions with dogs), can be beneficial for both humans and animals.

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