DDP New York City Study Day

  DDP New York City Study Day January 27, 2017, 10am-4pm Registration at 9:30am $50 fee for clinicians Graduate Students $25 for DDP NYC Study …

Identity of Transgender Adopted Teens

“Nathan Tasker is transgender and adopted. He was surprised and delighted to meet other adopted transgender children at his camp in Maine. Jesse Costa/WBUR “Two …

What Do Parents Know

“It’s a great adolescent question: “What do parents know?” In many cases, the young person will reply, “not much.” Why this response? While the child …

4 Steps to Raising a CAN-DO-KID

“Con-fidence Confidence actually can be derived from its Latin roots to be explained as “with trust” or “with faith” or “with belief” which appears correct. …

Play and Development

“This post is not about Pokemon, Go. I thought it would be prudent to lead with that caveat. This post is about play – imaginative …

Inspirational Synesthesia

“When I first started writing about synesthesia, it was a way of getting things off my chest. I was really overwhelmed. To a degree, I …

4 Steps to Promoting Healthy Anger

“1. Promote positive early childhood development, including positive parenting and violence-free homes. 2. Facilitate social connectedness and community engagement across the lifespan, 3. Provide individuals …

Parenting Instincts

“Believe it or not, this is a question that we hear a lot at the Seleni Institute. And the first thing I like to point …