Psychology & Psychiatry

3 ways to promote social skills in homebound kids

With the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic getting worse in most of the country, a growing number of school districts from San Francisco to Atlanta have determined that a return to daily in-person instruction isn't yet safe ...

Autism spectrum disorders

How helpful are support dogs for kids with autism?

(HealthDay)—Therapy dogs may help some children with autism improve their social skills, but this approach doesn't work in all cases, a new study finds.

Pediatrics

Why children need to play with their friends as soon as they can

Approximately 1.4 billion children worldwide are currently living under partial or full lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the UK, and in many other countries across the world, it has been six weeks or longer ...

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