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Moving Towards Anti-Racism for Our Future Generations – Shrinking It Down

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If you’re Black or Brown and growing up in America, it’s noticeable from a very young age that something feels off. That’s because, no matter where you go, there is a layered, structural unfairness that plays out.

Desordenes del Juego

“Él está jugando juegos todo el tiempo. ¡Cada oportunidad que tenga! Desde el momento en que llega a casa hasta la hora de acostarse, está en su habitación con esa computadora. Y casi no pasa tiempo con la familia. ¿Es adicto? Estoy realmente preocupado.

Medications: For Better or Worse? – Shrinking It Down

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Many parents of kids struggling with a mental health issue have concerns – even fears – about medication as a part of treatment. Will it help? Will it hurt? What are the side effects? Today, Dr.

Minneapolis: Helping Young People to Understand and Stay Safe

This is not the first time we have had to help our kids process a horrifying situation like this.

Cómo Ayudar a Los Niños a Lidiar con La Ansiedad Situacional

La ansiedad es la forma en que los humanos hemos evolucionado para protegernos.

En situaciones amenazadoras, nuestros cerebros desencadenan una serie de respuestas que resultan en una elevación del ritmo cardíaco, sudoración, temblores, hiperventilación y miedo intenso, todo con el propósito de prepararnos para el peligro.

Conciencia del Estrés: Cómo Pueden Los Padres Ayudar A Sus Hijos Con El Estrés

Jacob, de 14 años, parece tenerlo todo. Vive en un barrio rico, asiste a una escuela privada, practica deportes y es un miembro estrella de la banda de su escuela. Y, sin embargo, se siente incómodo y estresado.

What’s Ahead for Your Child on the Autism Spectrum?

Perhaps the most pressing concern for parents who have a child with autism or a similar developmental issue is “What does the future hold?”   

We don’t have a crystal ball. If we did, joining the circus and traveling the world telling fortunes might prove to be a more helpful career than academic medicine.

COVID-19: Mental Health Check-In – Shrinking It Down

Life as we know it has changed since our last episode. Concerns, disruptions, and uncertainty surrounding the new coronavirus disease have affected us all.

When Young People Lose a Hero to a Tragic Death

Most of us, young and old, were stunned by the tragic death of Kobe Bryant along with his daughter. Whether you are a Laker’s fan or not, Kobe represented something more, including for young people.  

Tom Brady said it this way in a Twitter statement:  

“And in this tragedy, I have learned so much.

帮助儿童和青少年过渡冠状病毒流行病的 7 种方法

新型冠状病毒疾病 (COVID-19) 的爆发给我们所有人,包括儿童和青少年,带来了很多焦虑和不确定性。在这紧张的时期里,不管孩子们年龄多大,他们都想了解三个基本问题:

我是否安全?
关心和照顾我的人是否安全?
这样的形势将会对我的日常生活产生什么