Multimedia Resources

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Video 1: Growth Hormones
Description: This video describes the practice of giving young children growth hormone injections to help them grow to a more “normal” height.

Video 2: Body Image
Description: This video explains we are seeing body image disorders developing in children as young as 3-years-old.  

Video 3: Neurological Explanations for ASD
Description: This video explains what we know about the connection between synaptic growth in the frontal lobes and the development of autism spectrum disorder.

Audio 1: Importance of Play
Description: This segment explains how play is important for the development of children’s brains.

Audio 2: Picky Eaters
Description: This segment explains what can be done to keep young children from developing picky eating habits.

Web 1: Developmental Coordination Disorder
Description: This pamphlet describes the symptoms (both physical and emotional) of developmental coordination disorder (DSD) and what parents and educators can do to help these children succeed.

Web 2: Junk Food in Schools
Description: This story explains what is being done to eliminate junk food from public schools.

Web 3: Food Allergies
Description: This story explores why we see so many more food allergies today than ever before.

Web 4: Child Protective Services
Description: This New York Times story explores whether child protective services is helping or hindering children and their families.