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Parents' Perspective is an award-winning weekly radio program, airing on radio stations across the country and around the world.

Parents' Perspective is an award-winning weekly radio program, airing on radio stations across the country and around the world.
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Riverside, CA

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Family

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Parents' Perspective is an award-winning weekly radio program, airing on radio stations across the country and around the world.

Language:

English

Contact:

Sandra Burt and Linda Perlis P.O. Box 42283 Washington, DC 20015 1-800-791-8573


Episodes

488. Preparing Middle Schoolers for Life

7/13/2011
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Peter Braverman, Middle School Head, Green Acres School, Rockville, MD Resources www.commonsensemedia.org www.greatergoodberkeley.edu NY Times Motherlode Blog

487. Sensitive Sons

7/13/2011
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Ted Zeff, Ph.D., author, The Strong Sensitive Boy: Help Your Son Become a Happy, Confident Man Resources www.drtedzeff.com www.hsperson.com

486. Parenting – The Easy Way

7/13/2011
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Bryan Caplan, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, George Mason University; Blogger, EconLog Resources www.bcaplan.com Econ blog Twitter: Bryan_Caplan

484. What Teachers Need from Parents

6/29/2011
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Sharon Monde, Principal, Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Arlington, VA, and Susan Holland, Director of Counseling Services, Thomas Jefferson Middle School Resources First – turn to the counseling department in your school – they will have additional resources to suggest. PTA President should be another good resource to ask. Does your school system have a parent [...]

483. Tutoring

6/22/2011
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Ann Dolin, Founder, Educational Connections, Inc. Resources Department of Education parents website ectutoring.com – click on resources link

482. Down Time

6/22/2011
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William R. Stixrud, Ph.D., clinical neuropsychologist Resources

481. The Importance of Dance and Movement for Children

6/9/2011
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Valerie Tripp, author, American Girls books on historical characters Resources Look for classes for all ages – online, search for, for example, “dance for children” Go WATCH before enrolling a child, or view videotapes if available. Think about what kind of environment you want for your child in this setting – How much nurture, how [...]

480. Empowering Girls Through Literature

5/15/2011
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Valerie Tripp, author, American Girls books on historical characters Resources The best resources is to LISTEN TO YOUR CHILDREN – engage with them Read ALOUD together. Pay attention to your child’s interests. Share old things in your own family with your child – Photos, albums, scrapbooks; visit homes of authors that are open to the [...]

479. Facts and Fictions: Pregnancy and Birth

5/15/2011
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Allison Hill, M.D., co-author with Dr. Alane Park and Dr. Yvonne Bohn, The Mommy Docs’ Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy and Birth Resources When consulting web sites regarding pregnancy and birth: check out physician-based sites, including www.mayoclinic.com www.WebMD.com These sites present medical facts. Your own doctor is your best resource. ASK questions!

478. Kids with Severe Irritability

5/8/2011
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Ellen Liebenluft, M.D., Psychiatrist, Chief, Unit on Affective Disorders, Pediatrics And Developmental Psychiatry Branch, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health Resources National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) studies this, and has programs for children with severe irritability and also for those with bipolar disorder. They recruit from [...]

477. Meltdown Kids

4/15/2011
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Ross W. Greene, Ph.D., Collaborative Problem Solving; author, The Explosive Child And Lost at School Resources Lives in the Balance, resource information on my different topics

476. Keeping Kids’ Academic Skills Fresh Over Vacations

4/15/2011
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Cara Will, fourth and fifth grade teacher, Burgundy Farm Country Day School Resources Keep in mind that your CHILD is your most important resource – WHAT is interesting to HIM? Find projects and activities he wants to explore. Teachers Libraries Museums Google: Federal Resources for Educational Excellence www.education.com www.burgundyfarm.org The following tips were compiled by [...]

475. Learning Weather

4/2/2011
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Ronald S. Gird, Meteorologist, National Weather Service, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration Resources Watch Out…Storms Ahead! Owlie Skywarn’s Weather Book National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration School science clubs Visit local science museums – most have weather exhibits Teens can volunteer at local forecast offices Open Houses at forecast centers locally American Meteorological Society Many schools [...]

474. Conversation with Children

4/2/2011
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Jaclyn Halpern, Psy.D., psychologist, Mindwell Psychology (Bethesda, MD) and the Expressive Therapy Center (Rockville, MD). Resources TalkingWithKids

473. Launching Our Young Adults

3/24/2011
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Brad E. Sachs, Ph.D., family psychologist; author, Emptying the Nest: Launching Your Young Adult Toward Success and Self-Reliance Resources www.drbradsachs.com MacArthur Foundation – series of books about young adulthood Dr. Jeffrey Arnett, psychologist, has also done work on “emerging adulthood”

472. Childhood Onset Psychosis

3/13/2011
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Nitin Gogtay, M.D., Psychiatrist, National Institute of Mental Health, Child Psychiatry Resources National Institute of Mental HealthChild psychiatry branch, Childhood Onset Psychosis National Alliance for Mental Illness – resources, advocacy North American Society for Childhood Onset Schizophrenia – Can research NIH studies and findings Dr. Nitin Gogtay – 301-496-7162

471. Math Concepts for Youngsters

2/22/2011
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Elon Kohlberg, Ph.D., Royal Little Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Founder, Digi-Block, Inc. Resources Digi-Block

470. Kids and Competition

2/22/2011
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Erika Huck, School Resource Counselor, Thomas W. Pyle Middle School (Bethesda, MD) Resources

469. Plugged-In Kids

2/13/2011
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David Dutwin, Vice President, Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS); research scholar, Institute for Jewish and Community Research; adjunct professor, West Chester University Resources commonsensemedia.org- This is a wonderfully helpful site – reviews video games, movies, TV shows; provide critiques so families can check out media appropriateness.

468. Safety in Toys and Other Children’s Products

2/6/2011
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Rachel Weintraub, Director of Product Safety and Senior Counsel, Consumer Federation of America Resources Consumer Products Safety Commission – Check for recalls. REGISTER your infant-durable products. Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act Consumer Incident Data Base – Consumers will be able to report evaluations and experiences electronically with regard to specific products Consumer Federation of America [...]
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