‘Life is ten per cent what you experience and ninety per cent how you respond to it,’ said Dorothy Neddermeyer. This is absolutely true when it comes to anxiety in children with neurodevelopmental disorders, as effective interventions can prevent unintended consequences.
As a rule, the more severe the anxiety disorder – the greater the impairment in functioning – and more likely anxiety will persist.
In this video, I have talked about signs and symptoms of an anxiety disorder in a child with Autism or ADHD and why it is crucial to address anxiety early on, to avoid its many negative ramifications.
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