Communications Coordinator

Articles by Josh Eng, Communications Coordinator

Joshua Eng is the communications coordinator for The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).

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Managing Challenging Behavior in Kids During Stressful Times – Shrinking It Down

June 10, 2020

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Managing Challenging Behavior in Kids During Stressful Times – Shrinking It Down

These past months and weeks have put tremendous stress on families across the country, on top of the daily challenges we were already navigating. And under tremendous stress, it can become even harder to regulate our emotions, leaving our kids – and even us – struggling with challenging behavior.   In today’s episode, Dr. Stuart Ablon, […]

Climate Anxiety and Kids – Shrinking It Down

May 13, 2020

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Climate Anxiety and Kids – Shrinking It Down

Tune in wherever you get your podcasts. Just search for “Shrinking It Down.” Many kids are becoming more worried about climate change. Frightening predictions about the future and political inaction can make them feel that the crisis is out of their control. How can parents help their kids cope with anxiety around climate change? On […]

Ask Ellen: How to Advocate for Your Child’s Learning

April 22, 2020

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Ask Ellen: How to Advocate for Your Child’s Learning

A learning disability causes difficulty in an area of learning, such as reading, writing, or math. Challenges in one or more of these areas can affect a child’s ability to thrive in the classroom. But it’s not always clear to parents what to do when their child is struggling. Where can you turn to get […]

Kids Under Surveillance! – Shrinking It Down

January 15, 2020

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Kids Under Surveillance! – Shrinking It Down

Tune in wherever you get your podcasts! Just search for “Shrinking It Down.” Today’s kids and teens are increasingly under surveillance, including by their own schools and parents. In some ways this is nothing new. Adults have always monitored kids for risk. But in today’s digital age, there are so many more ways to watch our kids’ every […]

The Loneliest Generation: What’s Up With Gen Z? – Shrinking It Down

November 6, 2019

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The Loneliest Generation: What’s Up With Gen Z? – Shrinking It Down

Tune in wherever you get your podcasts – just search for “Shrinking It Down”!   Data suggest that Generation Z, the teens and young adults coming of age right now, feels lonelier than any other age group. But we don’t know why. Is it a symptom of digital and social media or the hyper-scheduling of […]