Fowler Road School provides programs for children with mental health disabilities. Mental health conditions are often misunderstood and sometimes the resulting behaviours can be very challenging within the school and home settings.
The following information is meant for parents and teachers, as a way of providing some understanding of each disorder and making some suggestions of ways to deal with the challenges.
Please note that the information provided should not replace professional support from special educators, paediatricians, psychologists, psychiatrists and other mental health workers. Many disorders have a range of characteristics and variance in severity and so this information should not be taken as a comprehensive guide to each disorder, but rather a brief fact sheet on each disorder: