Anxiety

ANXIETY

PRESENTATIONS

Returning to Class and Campus: Strategies to Ease Anxiety and Improve Mental Health Following the Pandemic

Jane Thierfeld Brown, EdD

Anxiety in the Time of COVID-19:
“How Can We Help Our Children?”

David P. Sylvestro, MA, CSP

Breaking Free of Child Anxiety and OCD

Eli R. Lebowitz, PhD

Coping with Uncertainty and Loss:
What We Can Do to Help Our Kids and Ourselves

Mary Murphy, PhD

VIDEO

Materials: Coping with Uncertainty and Loss (PDF Format)

Relevant Material: Resources for Dealing with Grief and Loss (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by Wilton Youth Council and Weston Youth Services

ARTICLES FOR PARENTS

by Liz Driscoll Jorgensen, CADC, and Mary Murphy, PhD., with Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

It’s not unusual for children with LD and ADHD also to experience high levels of anxiety during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic. But you can help them manage their worries by finding the strategies that work best for them.

ARTICLE

by Liz Driscoll Jorgensen, CADC, and Mary Murphy, PhD., with Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

It’s not unusual for children with LD and ADHD also to experience high levels of anxiety. But you can help them learn to manage their fears and worries by finding the strategies that work best for them.

ARTICLE

by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

Students with LD feel as if they don’t “fit the mold.” They tend not to feel supported by parents or school personnel. They sense a double standard at school between the standards they’re held to and those for non LD students. Parents play an important role by validating their children and respecting them for who they are.

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by Susan Bauerfeld, PhD, with Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

Behavior is heavily influenced by the part of the brain that is most active at any given time. Helping a child deal with worry and anxiety involves understanding how the brain works and applying strategies that will help your child regain control.

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