Krista Weltner has turned her experiences with dyslexia into a compelling stop-motion film, Partially Compensated. The film tells the story of a young girl’s struggle with dyslexia and offers insight into how others, especially educators, can learn to accept learning differences as well. Read more ›
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How do you know what is typical and what is not? In this class led by David Arbulú, MA, Marriage & Family Therapist at CHC, learn the signs of anxiety in young children and some strategies to help your young child manage anxiety.
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As a parent, you want to know how much media use is too much. Should you manage your teen’s media consumption, and if so, how? How can you help your teen balance their time online and offline? In this CHC Community Education session, several presenters provide information and their perspectives on this topic. Read more ›
Most American students strive for a 4.0 GPA and the highest test scores, but research shows that this quest for perfection actually discourages creativity and reduces academic risk-taking. In this episode of “School Myths” author Alice Roth of The Atlantic investigates why grades aren’t everything when it comes to education. Read more ›
Sensory rooms are specially created environments created to provide an immersive sensory experience. For children on the autism spectrum, sensory rooms are designed to have a calming effect that reduces anxiety and improves focus.
This video is part of the Schools That Work series from Edutopia featuring Meriden Public Schools in Connecticut and the ways in which the district has redesigned its special education services. Read more ›
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 ›
Trying to tell the difference between what expected behaviors are and what might be the signs of a mental illness isn’t always easy. There’s no easy test that can let someone know if there is mental illness or if actions and thoughts might be typical behaviors of a person or the result of a physical illness.
Watch this video to learn the common signs of mental illness… Read more ›
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched an information campaign called, “Learn the Signs: Act Early,” that aims to educate parents and educators about childhood development. From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves. Read more ›
This 5-minute video by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University provides an overview of Building the Brain’s “Air Traffic Control” System: How Early Experiences Shape the Development of Executive Function. Read more ›