Category: Podcast

When Schools Are Closed (feat. Matthew Boulay) S3E23

When Schools Are Closed

When Schools Are Closed (feat. Matthew Boulay) In this episode, I speak with Matthew Boulay about education in the advent of COVID19, as well as the importance of summer learning. We talk about his new book “When Schools are Closed: A Guide for parents to discover the extraordinary power of summer learning in the era …

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The Struggle is Real (feat. Amy Kelly) S3E22

Amy Kelly

This week’s guest is Amy Kelly. Amy Kelly is the mother of Danny, Annie, and Ryan. Her daughter Annie is diagnosed with moderate to severe autism, verbal apraxia, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and general anxiety disorder. Amy Kelly is the National Director of Family Engagement for Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health. Devereux is one of the …

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Talking to Your Kids About COVID19 (feat. Kristin Canavera from St. Jude) S3E21

If you’re a parent who’s trying to discuss COVID19 with your children, this show is definitely for you. Kristin Canavera is a child psychologist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and she’s on the pod today to discuss the St. Jude COVID19 resource kits for kids, tweens, adolescents and parents. These are free downloadable resource …

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Stronger In The Broken Places (feat. Laurie Nadel, Ph.D.) S3E20

We have never experienced anything like COVID-19 in our lifetime and people are scared, myself included. Many of us are dealing with high levels of acute stress, irritability, and sleep disruption. My guest today is Laurie Nadel, Ph.D.. Dr. Laurie is a very well known author, psychotherapist, disaster stress expert and is considered a thought …

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Helping Our Kids Survive COVID19 Lockdown (feat. Mary Jane Weiss, Ph.D) S3E19

This week’s episode is all about helping our kids survive the COVID19 lockdown. Mary Jane Weiss, Ph.D, joins me to discuss ways we can help our kids better maintain, both emotionally and physically in a situation in which their entire world has been turned upside down. Mary Jane has worked in the Autism and ABA …

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#Meltdowns Managed (feat. Dr. Jason Kahn of Mightier) S3E18

In today’s episode, I have a conversation with Dr. Jason Kahn, PhD. Jason, as he prefers to be called, is a developmental psychologist and co-creator of Mightier. Mightier is a program I’ve talked about quite a bit because it uses video games to help kids learn to emotionally self-regulate. That means fewer emotional outbursts or meltdowns, …

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