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Resources Tagged With: podcast

I Just Learned My Child Has ADHD — Now What?

Your child has just been diagnosed with ADHD…now what? Part of you might feel relieved that there’s an explanation for your child’s behavior, while another might feel overwhelmed by the prospect of parenting a child with attention challenges. How can you best equip your child for happiness and success? Read more ›

California Joins Other States With Laws Limiting Wait Times for Mental Health Issues

Many Americans with mental illness report waiting weeks for care, even for serious depression or suicidality. California has a new law for insurers, limiting those wait times to two weeks or less. Read more ›

Mindfulness: Beyond the Buzzword

What is mindfulness, really, and does it even make a difference?

Listen in to this Voices of Compassion podcast episode as we talk with Jennifer Salomon, Occupational Therapist at CHC, about the physiology of mindfulness and practical ways to be more present (even for skeptics). Because “as soon as we tune in and recognize that we’re not being mindful, we’re already being mindful.” Read more ›

How Reading Aloud Can Help You Bond With Your Kids and Make Them Better Readers

We’ve all heard about the benefits of learning to read quietly and independently. A big part of learning at school is all about reading, but it’s not always easy to find time for more reading at home. Read more ›

A Framework for Conversations About Race in Schools [downloadable]

Talking about race makes a lot of people feel like squirming away. And even as there has been more widespread acknowledgement that race should be at the center of conversations about inequity, people still get scared or freeze up when it’s mentioned. This can leave a person wondering, “Is there anyone who is good at navigating these types of conversations?” Read more ›

The Tyranny of Letter Grades

Our current grading system can be a way for kids to prove themselves, win college scholarships, or gain admission to highly selective colleges. It also can turn into a game that encourages comparison to fictional “averages.”

Some say the whole system of grading focuses on ranking and sorting students rather than actually helping them learn. Read more ›

I Just Learned My Child Has Dyslexia…Now What?

A dyslexia diagnosis can be bittersweet: in some ways, it might help explain your child’s struggles in school and their anxieties about falling behind. But finding the right supports for your child is daunting, and you can’t help but worry about the long-term impacts on their happiness, confidence and success. Read more ›

Behavior Strategies – What You Need to Know

Whether your child just doesn’t want to go to bed at night, or is defiant to anything and everything, Dr. Jody Miller, Head of Esther B. Clark Schools at CHC and Board Certified Behavior Analyst, has seen it all. In this Voices of Compassion podcast episode, Dr. Miller shares her top three go-to strategies for challenging behavior. Read more ›

Teens, Stress and Sleep

From the minute we become parents, we start fixating on sleep — are our babies getting enough? Too much? Will they ever sleep through the night? Will we? It’s a hot topic because we know how critical it is for healthy development, both mental and physical. Read more ›

Good Anxiety Does Exist. Here’s How You Can Benefit From It

Anxiety can feel like the enemy. However it shows up — a tightness in the chest, a knot in the stomach — it’s easy to want to obliterate those feelings. Read more ›

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