Early childhood

Isabelle Morris writes on a sheet of paper while another person looks on.

Autistic, not sorry

Isabelle Morris is using her lived experience of autism to shape the future of autism research.


Gradeschool agred children running a race outside.
Talking with U of M

Talking childhood ADHD with U of M

Professor Damien Fair, who leads the Masonic Institute of the Developing brain, shares considerations about what Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is, how it affects the brain and how we support those we know with ADHD. 

Portrait of Professor Jodi Dworkin, photo of a child looking down at a cell phone
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Talking screen time with U of M

University of Minnesota Professor Jodi Dworkin discusses advice for parents to help manage children’s screen time.

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Talking autism with U of M

About one in 34 or 3% of 8-year-old children in Minnesota have been identified with autism spectrum disorder. Jennifer Hall-Lande, Ph.D., psychologist and research associate at the Institute on Community Integration and the Masonic Institute of the Developing Brain (MIDB), shares her expertise on how to support a child with autism.

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