Gerontology & Geriatrics

Looming crisis for family carers

aging parents providing informal care for older children living with conditions such as Down syndrome must be better supported if we are to avoid a looming crisis in social care, according to the findings of an interim findings ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Bullying gets worse as children with autism get older

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to experience bullying than children without ASD and this bullying gets worse with age, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is my child being too clingy, and how can I help?

Many parents complain of difficulties in managing clingy children—whether it's a baby who cries every time the parent is out of sight, a toddler who clings to their parent's legs at social events, or a primary school kid ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Difficulties with reading and narration in children with autism

Children with autism may be good at reading a text one word at a time, but simultaneously have problems in understanding and retelling the content of what they read. Research now shows the importance, for these children, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health treatment, diagnoses up in military children

(HealthDay)—Diagnosed mental health conditions, pharmaceutical treatment, and outpatient visits for mental health all increased among U.S. pediatric military dependents from 2003 to 2015, according to a study published ...

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