Both a case study in developmental approaches to autism and a thank you to the people who helped 'Matthew' reach high school graduation. Every child is different, but the aim of following the child's lead and building on it to reach a dream is the same.
Air pollution, including particulate matter from forest fires, is a leading cause of health problems. It is also linked to psychiatric problems in children and adolescents. We take a closer look at the evidence and clinical implications in this episode.
The movie Bass Clef Bliss is about an autistic teen who blossomed on the trombone. It’s the centerpiece of an evidence based educational program, Autism Is, that helps all students and teachers to be comfortable and connect with autistic students.
We hope this trio of 60-second psych podcasts is a start at addressing the impact of systemic inequity:
How to Address Implicit Bias
Promoting Assertiveness in Adolescents
Preventing Trauma With Racial Socialization
Psychotic disorders in children and adolescents have both underlying neurophysiological differences and problems created by these differences. Chief among these are cognitive impacts. This podcast talks about how to manage those problems.
Zoe Kernohan-Neely and I made these 2-3 min videos for Early Years The Organisation for Young Children in Northern Ireland to offer support for adults during this time of the pandemic: managing stress, structuring the day, wearing masks, etc.