Children who have learning disabilities often struggle with their emotional well being due to the stress related to their disability. Having a disability makes a person more likely to experience repeated failure educationally and this experience can take a toll.
In children with learning disabilities it can be common to have emotional issues including low self esteem, difficulty in peer relationships, worry, anger or frustration and behavioral issues. Some children can struggle with psychological problems such as anxiety, depression, substance abuse or juvenile delinquency.
If you have a child struggling with feeling good about them in the face of a learning disability, counseling is available to help your child build the skills he or she needs to cope.
For more information on our counseling services and scheduling, please contact us to schedule today.
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World Mental Health Day 2022
October 10th is World Mental Health Day, and this year’s theme is “Make mental health and well-being for all a global priority.” Here at Collaborative we asked our providers to share their thoughts on mental health and well-being for all. “What would our lives and communities look like if mental health was a priority?” “I […] The post World Mental Health D… [more+]