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Mental Disorders and Youth

Unfortunately the term “A Happy Childhood” does not apply to all our youths. It is estimated that 10-20% of Canadian youth are affected by a mental illness or mental disorder, as it is also referred to. Mental disorders are the

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Teen’s Sleep Problems Helped by Lifestyle Changes

  Is your teen always tired? Does your teen find it difficult to get going each morning and cannot stay focused on school work or homework? Is your teen anxious, depressed, and irritable? Has he difficulty making and keeping friends?

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Teen’s Sleep Problems Helped By Lifestyle Change

This post is part of Best of the Best, Edition 8: Sleep Issues & Bedtime and Special Needs Kids. Is your teen always tired? Does your teen find it difficult to get going each morning and cannot stay focused on school

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Special Interests of Children With Autism

Often caregivers, educators, and parents are not sure what is the best way to reach and help special needs children. By focusing on a child’s special interest area (SIA) it allows them to interact with this child that in no other

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What Are Phthalates, Where Are They found, and Why Ban Them

Health Canada’s new restrictions on the use of six phthalates in children’s toys and products used in the care of children came into force on June 10, 2011. “These new regulations will ensure products that are imported, sold or advertised in

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