Many children suffer from mood swings, bipolar disorder, or other mood illnesses and have no control over the way they feel (or sometimes, the way they act). Yet, at the start of a new school year, all of the cards are on the table again. Will this teacher be okay with my child's bipolar disorder? Will he or she work with my child? Should I be considering a special needs program,. what about the other kids? For a parent of a child with this type of condition, it seems no one gets the concern, anxiety, and frustration that you have trying to ensure your child's needs are met. Learn more about the considerations and decisions parents of children with bipolar disorder must make and coping with a child's bipolar disorder.
Making your home safe for every child is important, and it is especially important if your child has learning disabilities. Children with developmental delays, language development problems, attention deficit disorders, and mental disabilities require special consideration when child-proofing your home. Learn what to look out for when childproofing your home for a child with learning disabilities.