A-Z Teen Health Glossary

Serious Emotional Disturbances and Teen Academic Support

When children and teens have a diagnosis that impairs their learning, they are eligible for receiving federal academic support in school. However, according to Federal Law, teens need to meet certain diagnostic criteria. And to be more specific they need to meet the definition for Serious Emotional Disturbance.   Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) is a…

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Symptoms and Tips for Managing Teen Anxiety About Exams

Having to take an exam in school can play a significant role on a teen’s mental health. He or she may not be diagnosed with a teen anxiety disorder, which could be debilitating in many ways. But stress and anxiety may rise to high levels right before taking a test.   Fear of failure, lack of…

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When Lack of Sleep Creates Teen Academic Issues

If you’re a teacher, especially an instructor to a first period high school class, you’ll likely have insight into which of your teen students are not getting the right amount of sleep. Although the day is early and it’s common to see some sleepy and tired faces, you’ll likely notice the students who regularly come…

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Teen Academic Issues and Mental Health | ParadigmMalibu.com

Teen Academic Issues and Mental Health

Your teen might be struggling at school academically or socially, and this article will address some tips to support your child make it through the challenges of junior high and high school.   However, first, let’s face it.  There are a lot of stressors for adolescents to manage.  In addition to the normal psychological tasks…

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