I just finished reading an article in the Journal of Play Therapy titled “Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics in a Therapeutic Preschool: Implications for Work With Children With Complex Neuropsychiatric Problems.” (now that is some title). Neurosequential Model The basic findings of the study involved the use of the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics on the social-emotional
I just read a reminder from Dr Bruce Perry about his “3R’s” for education. In this essay he reminds us that the new biology and neuroscience will change the face of education. “Our babies and children have to live in a world that is supercharged with stressors that didn’t exist a decade or two ago.
A Number of Things to Remember about Child Development I just finished reading an article from Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child and wanted to summarize the things they want us to remember about how children develop. “Development is a highly interactive process, and life outcomes are not determined solely by genes.” – The environment
I just listened to an Innovation Hub interview with Dr. Jack Shonkoff director of Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child (you can listen to this interview by clicking on the link). The core of this interview discusses the long term effects of toxic stress. Dr. Shonkoff suggests that everyone knows how it feels to be
Some children are both hyperaroused and dissociative depending on the situation. They may be activated by stressful life events and act out behaviorally. When the situation becomes too much they collapse into dissociation. This wide swing makes it extremely difficult for parents to follow. It seems as though they are on a wild ride over