Episode 6 – Well Kids: Examining Behavioral and Developmental Health in Children
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Behavioral and developmental issues are tremendous stressors for children and families. Students who have struggled in school will likely be under additional stress in the next school year. Families want to know what they can do to prepare for the next academic year. We will explore best practices in diagnosis and treatment through a well-rounded discussion, leveraging our partnership with Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Episode guests: Randall (Randy) Ricardi, DO; Funda Bachini, MD; Veenod (Vinny) Chulani, MD and John Barton, PhD Hosted by: Jonathan Lifshitz, PhD and Katie Brite, MD Resources * Arizona Legislature (https://www.azleg.gov/standing-committees). * Arizona American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (https://www.asha.org/advocacy/state/info/AZ/) (ASHA). * Arizona Department of Education Office of Exceptional Students (http://www.azed.gov/specialeducation/). * Arizona Early Intervention Program (https://des.az.gov/services/disabilities/developmental-infant) (AZEIP). * Arizona Psychological Association (https://azpa.org/index.php). * Autism Society of Greater Phoenix (http://www.AdamsAutismResearch.com). * Community Information and Referral (https://211arizona.org/). * Effective Child Therapy (https://effectivechildtherapy.org/). * Healthy Children – American Academy of Pediatrics (https://www.healthychildren.org/English/Pages/default.aspx) (AAP). * LD Association of America (http://ldaamerica.org/advocacy/disability-rights-and-advocacy/). * LD Online (http://www.ldonline.org/article/22720/.). * Phoenix Children's Hospital Family Center (http://www.phoenixchildrens.org/centers-programs/emily-center-health-library). * Special Education Law (https://www.wrightslaw.com/info/advo.disagree.heitin.htm). * Books: * ​Grit (https://angeladuckworth.com/grit-book/) by Angela Ducksworth (2016). * Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (https://mindsetonline.com/) by Carol Dweck (2006). * Building Resilience by Kenneth Ginsburg (2015).
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