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.


Children At Risk For Addiction

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


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.


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.


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.


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."


Supporting Parent-Child Relationships

Autism and Stress
A wide range of troubling behaviors in young children are both cause and result of stressed relationships. Addressing it early supports healthy development of the rapidly growing brain.