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Posts about Anxiety
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Living in a world where there are a number of ongoing conflicts, terror, and acts of violence close to home, it seems that children are exposed to an increasing amount of intense events. With endless news coverage, it is becoming harder to protect children from these realities.
Friday, October 2, 2015
After witnessing a traumatic event, such as school shooting or natural disaster, or watching the event unfold on the news, many children may have questions or experience feelings of anxiety, confusion, or fear. It’s important that adults know how to help them overcome their feelings of grief or fear in a supportive way.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Two of our Child Life Specialists discuss a new program that is designed to help ease anxiety in children with autism during their visits to the Emergency Department at the Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children’s Medicine.
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