July 12, 2017
Driving Dyslexia Away
A young NASCAR star and his parents discuss his triumph over dyslexia, and the Clay Center team provides guidance on what you can do if your child has learning differences. Includes a roundtable discussion with Drs. Gene Beresin, Ellen Braaten, and Steve Schlozman on the topic of dyslexia beginning at 3:07 of the segment.
July 6, 2017
Combating Mental Health Stigma
A look at why and how the stigma of mental illness persists in the African American community—among both young people and their families—and what some are doing to address it.
May 18, 2017
Could Your Honor Student Be A Heroin Addict?
This video offers two compelling chapters: first, a fictional sequence of a day in the life of a clean-cut teen addict, and second, a frank dialog with Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and a young man in recovery.
April 14, 2017
Parenting In A Community Crisis: Lessons From The Boston Marathon
In reflection of the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, The Clay Center is re-posting this special video. Boston-area parents reflect on their experiences parenting during the 2013 Boston Marathon events, and offer advice to other parents who may find themselves facing a community challenge.
March 10, 2017
Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up
We profile two smart young men with slow processing, a learning difference that affects their ability to manage daily tasks in a timely fashion. Dr. Ellen Braaten has expert advice for both parents and children coping with this issue.
March 31, 2014
When Idols Fail: How Do Kids Manage?
When sports stars misbehave—or worse—how do teen athletes react? What should parents do? Advice from the experts. To watch more on various parenting concerns, visit our YouTube channel.
Sasha’s Story: Recognizing Warning Signs of Suicide
In this short video, parents of a champion swimmer who took her life by suicide, and the psychiatrist who treated her, talk to other parents about how to recognize warning signs of serious trouble. To see more on various parenting concerns, visit our YouTube channel.