Kids Behaviour

Selective Mutism

Selective Mutism occurs when children who are otherwise able to speak and understand language are unable to speak in specific social settings. For example, a selectively mute child may speak…

Children and Stealing

It is very common for children who have not yet reached school age to steal, mainly because children do not understand that concept of private property at such a young…

Bipolar Disorder/Manic Depression

Bipolar Disorder is also known as Manic Depression. Children living with Bipolar Disorder suffer from extraordinary changes in their moods (from the manic to the depressed), energy levels (again, from…

Children and Hitting

Children may hit others for a variety of reasons in order to gain attention and possibly even to self-soothe. Adults should take note of when and where children tend to…

Child Schizophrenia

In the United Kingdom, Schizophrenia affects one in every 100 people but rarely affects children younger than 15 years of age. Though it is rare, there are some children who…

Children and Biting

Many children go through a biting phase, often related to teething when they are young but sometimes due to aggression when they are older. Whatever the cause, biting is not…

Autism in Children

Autism, which may also be known as Autistic Disorder is a disorder that affects almost all areas of a child’s social and psychological development. In a variety of ways Autism…

Children and Pinching

Children may begin to pinch others around their first birthdays and continue on through the “terrible twos” until the behaviour naturally dies out around their third birthdays. Though adults interpret…

Children and Nail Biting

Nail biting is primarily a nervous habit in children. Much like thumb sucking or carrying around a favourite toy, nail biting provides children with a sense of comfort that allows…

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