11.26.2016

The Science of Attachment

Loss & Attachement
How the days of restricted hospital visitation practices informed to the study of early childhood attachment and emotional trauma.

10.09.2016

Mobile Social Media

Intimacy & Empathy in the New Age of Media
The communication revolution is degrading the quality of human relationships—with family and friends, as well as colleagues and romantic partners.

10.05.2016

Children At Risk For Addiction

• Personality Traits
Research identifies four risky traits: sensation-seeking, impulsiveness, anxiety sensitivity and hopelessness.

8.20.2016

Screen Time

Your Child's Brain on Screen
Too much screen time too soon impedes the development of the ability to focus, to concentrate, to lend attention, to sense other people’s attitudes and communicate with them, to build a large vocabulary—all those abilities are harmed.

8.17.2016

Transitional Objects

Hold On To That Blankey
Mr. Rogers understood the usefulness of a cherished blanket or stuffed toy. It helps children facing stress (good and bad), and to make the gradual shift from being completely dependent to being comfortably independent.

7.19.2016

Hold Your Horses

Individualized Equine Therapy
HYH is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving quality of life and wellness for people with disabilities. The multidisciplinary team includes board certified physical, occupational, speech and psychotherapy professionals, as well as a team of therapy aides and equine professionals...AND horses.
 

7.15.2016

Why Routine Helps Children

Mr. Rogers Tells Us
"Children feel far more comfortable and secure when things happen predictably – with routines, rituals, and traditions. Those traditions, big or small, create anchors of stability, especially in rough seas."