Helping the Child Who Struggles with Transition

Long summer days, no homework and a break from the routine. Even though your elementary-aged child may be looking forward to summer, the transition from the structure of school can be a rocky one. Join Rob Adams, PsyD, a licensed clinical psychologist at Meghan Barlow and Associates, as he provides practical strategies to make the […]

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social skills and giftedness

Supporting the Social Development of Gifted Kids – Podcast

Does your gifted child have trouble connecting with peers? Does your child have trouble working or playing with peers? Is he or she emotionally sensitive and more easily hurt by what peers say and do? Dr. Meghan Barlow explores the factors that interfere with the social relationships of gifted kids. She discusses such topics as […]

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growth mindset

Enhancing Growth Mindset to Improve Motivation and Achievement – Podcast

Does your child struggle with self-doubt? Is motivation an issue? Is schoolwork completed to the best of his or her abilities?  Heather Dukes-Murray, PhD, licensed independent clinical psychologist, discusses how encouraging a growth mindset for your child, and developing a growth mindset in parenting, can help your child develop resilience in thinking and actions. She  […]

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Diagnosis and Special Needs Children

It’s NOT All About The Diagnosis – Podcast

Description of Presentation Meghan Barlow discusses how having a diagnosis is important because it will help determine what therapies to pursue and what services your child may need in school, but a diagnosis is only one part of your child and how all behavior cannot be attributed to a diagnosis. She also discusses how sometimes […]

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Connecting with Your Child

How to Form an Emotional Connection with Your Elementary-Aged Child (or a Child You Love) with Social Delays – Podcast

Description of Presentation Barlow explores some of the reasons children with social delays have trouble with emotional connections using Michelle Garcia Winner’s I LAUGH model. After looking at the specific sources of social delays, Barlow uses individual parent case studies to recommend options for families who are struggling with their child’s social delays. Link to Podcast

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Improving Family Functioning

Survival Strategies: How to Improve Family Functioning – Podcast

Description of Presentation Is your child’s lack of flexibility affecting the whole family? Does every transition turn into a tantrum? Do you ever wonder if you are in charge or if your child is? Sarah Saunders, MA, LPC, of Meghan Barlow and Associates, will provide practical tips to keep your sanity and improve family functioning. […]

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Is It Really Bullying? – Podcast

Description of Presentation Meghan Barlow, PhD., of Meghan Barlow and Associates, will help parents understand bullying, acts that may look like bullying but are not, and common types of peer conflict. Parents will be taught strategies for how they can help support their children as well as how to empower their children to handle conflicts […]

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