Events at MGfC
Dr. Pat O’Malley, medical advisor to a new pediatric bereavement program for Mass General for Children, will share ways to support children dealing with loss and grief.
In recognition of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, Dr. Stephanie Santoro will share an overview of Down syndrome, medical care, recent research, and patient resources.
MGfC Family-Centered Care Series: Exploring Stuttering from Early Childhood through Adolescence2023-10-23
Come dive in with us to discover the meaning of stuttering, debunk common myths, and challenge societal expectations for children and adolescents who stutter.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders. Learn more from Dr. Ellen Braaten about ADHD symptoms and treatment.
Join Katherine Olshan, MD, and Katarina Mollo, MEd, RDN, LDN, for a talk on celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. They will review misconceptions, symptoms, diagnosis, and management of these disorders.
Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer: Optimizing Care, Outcomes, and Experiences for AYAs with Cancer2023-09-13
Adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients with cancer face unique challenges. Dr. Annah N. Abrams will address the needs of our AYA population through clinical and psychosocial frameworks.
Over one-half of substance use disorders begin during adolescence. In this talk, Dr. Timothy Wilens will describe the causes of substance use and treatment strategies for young people.
MGfC Family-Centered Care Series: Understanding Video Games – Tips to Promote Safe Video Game and Digital Media Use Habits2023-06-29
Video games have become a favorite activity for children. Atilla Ceranoglu, MD, will share tips on how to help your child build good digital media habits while playing their favorite video games, social media outlets, or the internet.
MGfC Family-Centered Care Series: Raising a Bilingual Child – Finding Strategies That Work Best for Your Family2023-05-23
When it comes to raising a bilingual or multilingual child, there are general rules of thumb and specific considerations for each family. Jacqueline Toscano, MA, CCC-SLP, will discuss how to support bilingual and multilingual language development in children.
MGfC Family-Centered Care Series: Tips for Language Development in Toddlers and Preschoolers2023-05-18
It can be common for young children to learn new words at an amazing rate. Jennifer Maietta, MS, CCC-SLP, and Emma Hill, MS, CCC-SLP, speech-language pathologists at Mass General for Children, will share how to help toddlers and preschoolers build language skills.