Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) for Teens with ASD

Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) for autistic teens For adolescents and teens with ASD, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) provides the skills they need to manage their emotions. This proven therapeutic approach is highly effective for helping neuro-diverse individuals learn new ways to cope with ov ...

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Help for Teens Who Are Headed in the Wrong Direction

help-for-troubled-teens Your bright and capable son or daughters grades have dropped, you’ve noticed that they are distancing themselves, possibly hiding things or are disrespectful, even defiant. Perhaps they are sneaking out at night, seemingly lost interest in extra-cu ...

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Benefits of Group Therapy for Struggling Teens

Group therapy for struggling teens Struggling teens can derive substantial benefits from group therapy. Many adolescents and teenagers don’t find satisfying resolutions through traditional talk therapy. However, with a group of their peers, teens struggling with trauma, anxiety, att ...

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How Sports & Recreation Benefit Teens with Autism

sports recreation for teens with autism Adolescents and teens with autism derive a variety of benefits from playing sports and engaging in recreational activities. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) poses some challenges for young people, both physical and emotional. Although participation in ...

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Family Involvement in Residential Treatment for Teens

family involvement residential treatment In the adolescent and teenage residential treatment center environment, family involvement — particularly that of parents or caregivers — is critical to the child’s success. Parents naturally worry about sending their teen away for treatment. O ...

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How Residential ASD Schools Prepare Students for College

residential ASD school A residential ASD school can give kids on the autism spectrum the skills they need to succeed in college. Neurodiverse students face a host of challenges that neurotypical kids likely never will. Consequently, students on the spectrum can benefit fro ...

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Getting to the Bottom of Your Troubled Teen’s Academic Struggles

Getting to the Bottom of Your Troubled Teen’s Academic Struggles Do you constantly clash with your troubled teen about school-related issues? If your child is struggling academically, you have likely tried everything you can think of to get them back on track. Eventually, parents may resort to begging, nagging, ba ...

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