Being a child isn’t all fun and games. Children are constantly faced with new challenges and social pressures, not to mention their growing bodies are changing rapidly. Once they hit adolescence, the hormonal changes associated with puberty may also cause feelings of sadness or frustration, making kids moody or irritable. For some kids, this moodiness […]
Hearing-impaired high school drummer ‘feels the beat,’ finds band a ‘creative & therapeutic outlet’
If you saw Elijah “Eli” Golden out on the football field marching with the McKinley High School Marching Band, you wouldn’t know he is hearing impaired. The sophomore drummer is keeping the beat by feeling the sound vibrations all around him. “If he can’t hear the music going on, that’s fine because he can feel […]
Is it ADHD or is it remote learning?
Remote learning has brought out the best and worst in many of us this past year – I can’t focus in this house. Where’s the mute button! – as parents became teachers and kids became virtual students. At the start, there were some tears and frustration as everyone adjusted but now, a year later, some […]
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