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2017 Fall Luncheon in Palo Alto: Are Our Kids Tech Addicts?

September 27, 2017

More than 170 parents, educators and friends attended the Child Mind Institute’s second annual fall luncheon at the Four Seasons in Palo Alto, CA on September 25.

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Go Ahead, Heap Rewards on Your Kid

August 22, 2017

Indeed, the popular claim that Once you start using rewards, you can’t stop doesn’t reflect what happens in practice. Clinical psychologist David Anderson, senior director of the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute in Manhattan, told me that rewards given to improve a specific behavior are needed for only a few weeks or months, and then you move on to your next goal.

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How to Talk About Social Anxiety at Any Age

August 22, 2017

The first step in helping your child is identify if he or she is dealing with shyness, separation anxiety or social anxiety. "When we use the word social anxiety, that's more about the child's fears around their peers or what's going to happen at school," explains Dr. Dave Anderson, Clinical Psychologist, The Child Mind Institute."

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Beauty Brand Creates Campaign to Combat Mental Illness

August 18, 2017

The Child Mind Institute and Bloomingdale's were mentioned in this story about donating to charities that work to improve mental health.

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Target is selling sensory-friendly clothing for kids with special needs

August 18, 2017

Wendy Moyal, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Child Mind Institute, tells Yahoo Style: “Kids with autism can have multiple sensory challenges including auditory, tactile, and even emotional overwhelm. They may have a harder time shifting their attention from uncomfortable sensations and have tendencies toward more extreme reactions as well.”

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Tips to Advocate for ADHD Awareness in Your Community

August 18, 2017

In short, says David Anderson, senior director of the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute in New York City, it has to do with stigmas that are often attached to many mental health and learning disorders. “Stigmas do the community a disservice,” he says, adding that many times, children are the ones who suffer as a result.

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Give Back Like a Royal: American Charities That Would Make Diana Proud

August 11, 2017

If you’re inspired by the charitable works of Princes Harry and William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, check out these 20 U.S. organizations that align with the royal family’s causes and start making a difference.

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Why We Need Social and Emotional Learning in Schools

August 10, 2017

By teaching kids how to cope with adversity, we can reduce the burden of mental illness.

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Suicide Searches Increased After Release of ‘13 Reasons Why’

August 2, 2017

Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute, said the study is a unique way of showing how children and teens were affected by the show just after its release.

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Stress is an epidemic among our kids. 7 experts give 8 tips on how to help

July 28, 2017

"It'll be OK" might seem like three magic words, but kindly reassurances aren't the same permanent fixes, says Jill Emanuele, senior director of the Mood Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. Instead, parents should talk with their kid and try to come up with a solution to whatever's bothering them.

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