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Child Behavior Problems

As a parent, it can be hard to know how your child behaves at school. If you hear that your child is acting out, whether it's a comment on a report card or something mentioned in a parent-teacher conference, how do you know if it is a one-time problem or a serious behavioral issue? Read on for helpful tips and information on some of the most common behavior disorders.

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