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54 Life-Changing Books That Gave People Comfort In Hard Times

"It gave me an escape from my reality and helped me realize that I'm not the only one that feels this way."<p><i>As a reminder: always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only and are no substitute for medical diagnosis,</i> …

Books

21 Totally Honest Confessions From Therapists Who Work With Kids

Young children should not be worried about war and violence around the world, but they are.<p><i>For this post, BuzzFeed Health spoke with Yamalis Diaz, PhD, clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU Child Study Center, and Jarrod Leffler, PhD, assistant professor of</i> …

Mental Health

To Teachers Who Worry That My Brother Is in Their Class

People assume kids with disabilities are all the same. They often see us as intentionally disruptive, rude and a hindrance to other kids' learning. …

Teaching

Teachers: The Top 5 Ways To Keep Special Needs Parents Off Your Back

My home phone rang the other day right before my kids got home from school. For those of you who do not know what I mean by “home phone,” it’s that …

Under-the-radar Stephen King books you need to read ASAP

The Long Walk (1979)<p>Published 38 years ago under King's one-time pseudonym Richard Bachman, <i>The Long Walk</i> is actually the first novel he wrote, having …

Children and ADHD: 5 myths about the disorder

After spending nearly a decade in mental-illness research, and then raising a daughter with ADHD, my colleagues and friends often refer newly …

Brain-Controlled Game Helps Kids With ADHD Improve Mental Focus

Study: startup NeuroPlus's games + an EEG-sensing headband = promising results for ADHD Photo: NeuroPlusSome people unfairly blame video games for …

I've been in education for 20 years — here's what everyone gets wrong about kindergarten

I recently shared some of my research on how kindergarten has changed— namely, with more academics and less play. It generated a lot of interest, and most either thought my work was spot on or that I didn't understand how important it is for children to learn academics early so they can succeed in …

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …