09/02/20

Celebrate Labor Day safely: Prevent the spread of COVID-19

After months under stay-at-home orders, and summer coming to a close, families are eager to get out of the house, enjoy the warm weather, and connect with friends and loved ones. While this feeling of restlessness can make it tempting to loosen our adherence to COVID-19 precautions, now is the time to continue doing the […]

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08/26/20

Back to virtual school: 10 tips to help kids transition after summer break

A CHOC pediatric psychologist offers tips to parents of children struggling to transition back to virutal school amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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08/25/20

A pediatrician’s tips for promoting a safe return to sports during COVID-19

With some kids and teens returning to team sports after an extended break amid the COVID-19 pandemic, parents and pediatricians alike have safety top of mind. Taking care of your physical and mental well-being will lead to more achievement and fun on the field, says Dr. Matthew Kornswiet, a sports medicine pediatrician in CHOC Primary […]

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08/25/20

Helping children adjust to life after COVID-19 stay at home orders

By Dr. Sheila Modir, pediatric psychologist at CHOC As communities navigate through re-opening efforts after shelter-in-place orders, it’s natural for adults and children alike to have mixed emotions about what is to come. Children tend to echo the feelings of their parents or caregivers. They will look to the adults in their lives for support […]

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08/18/20

7 ways to help kids cope with coronavirus (COVID-19) anxiety

If the ongoing spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing anxiety, stress and uncertainty for grownups, consider how troubling it may be for children. Depending on their age and media exposure, children may know more about the virus than grownups think. And even if unaware, children still might sense tension and anxiety from adults around them. […]

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08/12/20

Students with ASD: How to adjust to a new routine this school year

There are ways parents and teachers can work together to help ease anxiety for students with autism with these tips from a CHOC social worker.

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