How school nurses can tackle sleep deprivation in children

Studies have found that it’s not just the American adults that are sleep deprived – children are too.  Good sleep is essential for one’s physical and mental well-being. But truth is, 1 in 3 children in America isn’t meeting general requirements for sleep.   The CDC has stated that insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic for children.  And a lack of restorative sleep can compromise the…

Impact of ADHD in the US School Children

Impact of ADHD in the United States School Children

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a seemingly serious mental ailment which falls under the neurodevelopmental type. Children with ADHD have trouble being attentive and experience hyperactivity. They also face problems while dealing with emotions. This often affects their daily activities at school and at home. However, these types of children often give constant attention…