The use of handheld devices is now common among toddlers and nearly universal among teens. New research shows that too much device time may be detrimental, especially in the areas of communication, language development, attention span, school performance, and hearing problems. Read more »
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Do you have a challenging child? Presented by CHC’s Marcela Molina, LMFT and Rachel O’Harra, LMFT, this workshop for parents covers the following topics:
— Challenging kids and behaviors
— Parenting styles and dynamics
— Sibling dynamics
— Challenging interactions
— Building resilience
— When to seek help
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In this Community Educations session for educators, UCSF School of Medicine’s Dr. Fumiko Hoeft discusses:
– The resilience framework of dyslexia
– Cognitive resilience
– Socio-Emotional resilience
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Trigger warnings serve to let people know that there is violent, abusive or otherwise negative content that will be present either in a form of media (show, book, song, video) or in a class or discussion. Trigger warnings also allow people who have been traumatized by a similar situation or who are struggling with PTSD know that participating in and/or consuming the content in question could trigger a flashback.
Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why (13RY), a TV series based on a popular novel of the same name, is a fictional story and cautionary tale of a young girl’s suicide, and it covers other sensitive subject matter as the series progresses.
In response to the series, the JED Foundation and Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) developed talking points to assist parents, teachers, and other gatekeepers in talking to youth about suicide as it relates to the situational drama that unfolds in 13RY. Read more »
In March 2017, Netflix released Thirteen Reasons Why (13RY), a 13-part series based on the young-adult fiction novel written by Jay Asher and published in 2007.
Thirteen Reasons Why tells the story of a high school student who experiences a series of terrible events—many of which are perpetrated by her classmates and friends. The protagonist, Hannah, has died by suicide. Before she died, she made a series of tapes explaining what each person in her circle has done to hurt her. Each episode tells one part of the story focused on a painful event and interaction.
In light of the feedback about this show, on the day of its release, Read more »
The IRIS Center is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and headquartered at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.
IRIS resources are designed to address instructional and classroom issues such as response-to-intervention (RTI), classroom behavior management, and early childhood instruction, and many more. IRIS resources are used in college instruction, professional development activities, and independent learning opportunities for practicing educators. Read more »