The Parental Edge Blog:
Parenting Strategies that Improve Child Behavior

Media

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Diverse Thinking, Different Learning Podcast

Parents need support and strategies to deal with the pressure to perform and conform to expectations of what others deem to be the "perfect parent".

 

Listen to this podcast, where I was a guest, to build the confidence to parent your way. 

Contacts and Referrals

Media Resources

Common Sense Media is a leading independent source for media recommendations and advice for families.

www.commonsensemedia.org

Connectsafely.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating people about safety, privacy, security and digital wellness.

Los Angeles Public Library (lapl) has a free support site for students, teachers, and parents, including offerings like tutoring, called Student Success   https://lapl.org/studentsuccess

 

Lori Getz, Cyber Education Consultants

lor@lorigetz.com

http://lorigetz.com

Screen Time Guide for Parents: myvision.org

COVID-19: Keeping Safe and Preventing Spread for Parents with Unvaccinated Children

Camps

Tips on Overnight Camps: A free advisory service

jill@tipsontripsandcamps.com

https://www.tipsontripsandcamps.com/

Educational Therapists & Assessment

Caren Gitlin, M.Ed., BCET

(818) 993-4177

cgitlin@socal.rr.com

 

Wendy Kulkin and Associates

(818)986-9945

wek@wendykulkin.com

Avlyn Kotton, MA, BCET

kottonedtherapy.com

(310) 472-1435

Jennifer Castrup, BCET

(818) 785-4192

jcastrup@aol.com

Association of Educational Therapists

http://www.aetonline.org

Rhonda Glowalla, M.S., Educational Psychologist

rglowalla@gmail.com

(818) 759-6244

Take N.O.T.E. by Understood.org  https://www.understood.org/take-note

If you are wondering if your child may need an assessment, Understood.org has an online tool to help you spot signs of learning and thinking differences.  This is not a diagnostic evaluation.  For that you need a professional.

ChildNEXUS.com

Parents and professionals connecting to facilitate care and enhance educational support

Speech Therapists

Tamar Barazani, Licensed Speech Pathologist

tamarbarazani@yahoo.com

(818) 268-7548

Amy Wilhelm, MS, CCC-SLP

amy.splashforspeech@gmail.com

(310) 876-1110

Occupational Therapists

Courtney Duckworth-Harris, MA, OTR/L                                                               Kinder Clinic: (310) 826-9800; kinderclinic.ot@gmail.com; http://www.KinderClinicInc.com 

 

Leah Hiller, MA, OTR/L

Hiller Therapy: Outdoor OT; (323) 641-3662; leah@hillertherapy.com; http://www.hillertherapy.com

Mental Health Support; Medical Health Support

Michael Greenwald, PhD

Psychotherapy for adults

drmichaeldg@aol.com
(424) 294-8958

Stella Zweben Samuel, LCSW

Psychotherapy for teens, college students and their parents

stella@stellasamueltherapist.com

(747) 989-2148

Birth Injury Justice Center: erbs palsy

www.childbirthinjuries.com/erbs-palsy/

Preparing for College

Magellan College Counseling

https://magellancounseling.com

(877)562-4443

The College Funding Coach, Katy Chai

Phone: (949) 471-5860  |  Mobile: (310) 650-5873  

www.thecollegefundingcoach.org