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Helping parents raise successful, healthy and happy children

Helping parents raise successful, healthy and happy children

Being a parent isn’t easy, but it can be less intimidating with the right help. FIU’s Center for Children and […]

Save the date: Miami International Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference

Save the date: Miami International Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference

More than 550 mental health professionals and students from across the nation will convene Feb. 5-7 for the 2020 Miami […]

Giving children positive consequences

Giving children positive consequences

Dr. Daniel Bagner, professor of psychology and the director of the Early Childhood Behavior Lab at FIU’s Center for Children […]

Researchers disagree over new ADHD treatment guidelines

Researchers disagree over new ADHD treatment guidelines

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released new guidelines recommending children five or older diagnosed with ADHD to take medication […]

Should you medicate toddlers diagnosed with ADHD?

Should you medicate toddlers diagnosed with ADHD?

Written by: Enrique Torres Doctors often recommend medicating children who have an attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis. After all, various […]

Igniting curiosity at the 2019 Children’s Trust Expo

Igniting curiosity at the 2019 Children’s Trust Expo

When naming the states of matter most can identify the basics: solids, liquids and gases. But what about plasma? Although […]

Helping children cope with mass shootings

Helping children cope with mass shootings

With the recent mass shootings around South Florida and the nation, parents and children are dealing with a frightening new […]

Could lack of sleep be a cause of ADHD?

Could lack of sleep be a cause of ADHD?

Over the past two decades, parents and teachers have reported increasing numbers of children with trouble focusing, impulsive behavior and […]

Podcast: Making Global Learning Universal

Podcast: Making Global Learning Universal

FIU’s Global Learning Initiative is collaborating with faculty to bring together a collection of conversations about engaging diverse perspectives and complex problem […]

What to do if your child is bullied

What to do if your child is bullied

National statistics show that approximately one in five students in the U.S. have experienced bullying and 70 percent of youth […]