“Social connection helps children feel less anxious,” says Tovah Klein, “Connection is supportive; it’s calming. Friends provide companionship, which is particularly needed during times of change or stress.”Read More
Coronavirus is a big word and can sound scary to young children. I recently appeared on CNN regarding talking to children. There are many changes to their lives right now. What should you tell them about it at their age level? Go to CNN
Tovah Klein, Ph.D. is a psychology professor and Director of the Barnard Center for Toddler Development in New York City. She appears regularly on national TV and has been called the “Toddler Whisperer” by Good Morning America. She was a developmental advisor to Sesame Workshop and is an educational advisor to international and national programs including Ubuntu Education Fund, Room to Grow and Children’s Museum of Manhattan.