Category Archives: Developmental Psychology

Articles about the psychological, emotional and perception changes during human development.

What To Do If Your Parent is Showing Signs of Dementia

signs of dementia

There are many health risks associated with aging. Some of the most common health issues that affect older people include hearing loss, cataracts, back pain, diabetes and dementia. However, there are steps you can take to minimize the development and negative impact of these conditions. In this article we will cover practical measures you can take if your parent is showing signs of dementia. Continue reading

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Why People With Dementia Need Live-In Care

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The most commonly used treatment for people with dementia is in-home care. It’s a form of supportive care that helps people with dementia live independently with the help of a personal assistant or nurse. But many people with dementia also need a 24-hour caregiver or nurse on-site to monitor their health, provide assistance as needed, and help them engage in everyday activities. Because so many people with dementia are often unable to care for themselves, they rely on their family members to provide live-in services. In this post, you will discover why it is essential for people with dementia to remain in their own homes and receive the care they require. Continue reading

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Move Up At Work With These 9 Professional Growth Strategies

How to boost professional growth

Being competitive in the current job market is challenging but if you know your goals well, you can develop yourself more professionally. Growing at work has several benefits including the plethora of development opportunities, augmented career satisfaction, higher salaries, and increased miscellaneous benefits. Continue reading

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9 Common Developmental and Emotional Issues in Children 

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No one wants to see their children struggle with developmental issues. However, diagnoses, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, have skyrocketed since the turn of the century. If your child is diagnosed with a developmental issue, it’s essential to get access to the appropriate services. These services can help your child to learn the skills they will need as an adult. Early intervention is vital. Continue reading

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What Do Children Do During Autism Therapy?

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Children with autism need therapy to be able to cope with the world around them.  There’s enough stress around them without having to feel misunderstood.  Instead, this specified therapy works to ease their symptoms and discomfort while giving them the tools to understand everyone else’s behavior better. Continue reading

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Talking to Your Kids About Drugs

how to talk to kids about drugs

Talking to your kids about substance abuse and drug prevention is extremely important as drug
use has become a major epidemic nationwide. As parents are already aware, kids soak up the
actions and adapt to the environment around them, so teaching them about the dangers of drugs is very important. As kids get older, they will begin to experience more real-world problems at home and in the classroom. Below we will provide a few tips on talking to your kids about drugs through open communication and education while also rewarding good behavior. Continue reading

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