I just contributed an article for a great website called, “specialneeds.com“. If you have a chance please go and check out the great information they have there.
Here’s a sneak peak of my article. Enjoy.
What is Anxiety?
“It’s the extreme fear of being scrutinized and judged by others in social or performance situations: Social anxiety disorder can wreak havoc on the lives of those who suffer from it. This disorder is not simply shyness that has been inappropriately medicalized.” (According to the Anxiety Disorder Association of America)
It’s not very hard to remember what the world was like for us a few years ago. At the age of 2 my daughter’s world was so overwhelming that her ability to cope was highly compromised. At this age children are supposed to want to play and engage with others or they begin to discover the world around them, and for our daughter she quite literally hid in the corner and just cried.
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