child behaviour

Caring for kids with disabilities and difficult toileting behaviours
Caring for kids with disabilities and difficult toileting behaviours June 22, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

There is plenty of research telling us what most of us already suspected; that parents of children with disabilities are much more prone to stress, anxiety, depression and relationship strain than other parents. We also know that the level of ... Read More »

Strength-based parenting improves children’s resilience and stress levels
Strength-based parenting improves children’s resilience and stress levels June 8, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children are more likely to use their strengths to effectively cope with minor stress in their life if they have parents who adopt a strength-based approach to parenting. In a ground breaking study published recently in the Journal Psychology, Professor ... Read More »

Award-winning autism program to be adapted for preschools
Award-winning autism program to be adapted for preschools June 5, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new preschool program that will help foster kind and compassionate behaviours towards children with high-functioning autism is under development at UOW. The ‘Understanding our peers’ program, created by UOW psychologist Dr Mitch Byrne and his team, was originally developed ... Read More »

Children unable to tell genuine from faked sadness
Children unable to tell genuine from faked sadness May 29, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Being able to tell the difference between genuine and fake facial expressions is crucial to social interaction. New ANU research has shown that, even by the time they leave primary school, children are unable to tell the difference between genuine ... Read More »

Young people share moving stories of kindness through imagery
Young people share moving stories of kindness through imagery May 7, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Throughout February and March, University of Tasmania ran an Instagram competition, ‘Random Snaps of Kindness’ in preparation for National Youth Week. Tasmanians between the ages of 13-25 submitted photos on Instagram using the #kindsnaps hashtag, and @volunteeringtas to win prizes, and ... Read More »

Socially responsive children are more popular
Socially responsive children are more popular May 6, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children who are sensitive to the thoughts and feelings of others are more popular in the playground, according to new research from The University of Queensland. Published in the journal Child Development, the study found pre-schoolers and primary school children ... Read More »

Early intervention makes all the difference for children with autism
Early intervention makes all the difference for children with autism May 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Julia Ilott is still in the process of completing her graduate diploma to qualify as a school teacher but she’s already had plenty of insight into how classrooms can accommodate children with a developmental condition. Her son Nathanael has autism ... Read More »

Yoga for supporting children as learners
Yoga for supporting children as learners April 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Introducing basic yoga techniques into regular theory-based lessons could be the key to helping students remain focused and motivated at school, according to a Charles Sturt University (CSU) Lecturer. Lecturer in Human Movement Studies (Health and Physical Education) and Creative ... Read More »

Hugs Can’t Fix Anxiety from Physical Punishment
Hugs Can’t Fix Anxiety from Physical Punishment April 11, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A loving mom can’t overcome the anxiety and aggression caused by corporal punishment, and her otherwise warm demeanour may make it worse, according to research led by Duke University that was recently published in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent ... Read More »

Testing treatments for children’s behaviour disorders
Testing treatments for children’s behaviour disorders April 8, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Most parents have times when their defiant, argumentative child seems like an antagonistic alien. Hostile, boundary-pushing behaviour is usually part of normal childhood development. However, when the behaviour isn’t transient, when it’s intense and relentless, when it disrupts the family ... Read More »







 
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