We are so excited to welcome Dr. Nilofer Naqvi to the podcast. Dr. Naqvi has been a school psychologist and is also an Assistant Professor in Psychology at Iona College. She answers listener questions about early childhood behavior, in this episode covering tantrums and cultural and racial sensitivity issues with children. Stay tuned at the end of the episode for a very special announcement from one of us and submit any follow up questions that you may have for Dr. Naqvi at heymamapodcast (at) gmail.com.
Stuff we talked about:
- Early Childhood Development Chart
- In reference to Vygotsky- this curriculum has been developed to address many of his theories on self regulation, control of executive functioning and adaptation of rules into play. http://toolsofthemind.org/learn/tools-for-parents/
The society for research in child development (SRCD) is the main research body on young child development. They send out research briefs that are very informative, cover a range of topics and are grounded in the most recent empirical research http://www.srcd.org/policy-med
- The national association for the education of young children also has a tremendous amount of resources, their website https://www.naeyc.org/
- And of course the American academy of pediatrics is the go-to for all the health related information for young children. https://www.aap.org/en-us/Page
- How to talk to kids about race
If anyone is interested in more specific resources related to international perspectives on child development, systems theories in relation to child development and the identification and services for children with special needs, they can email Dr. Naqvi directly at drnilofernaqvi (at) gmail.com for more information.
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