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The Impact of Socialization in the Digital Age: FaceTime vs. In-Person Interaction, Dr. Stephanie Fields

September 13, 2023 Lisa Lightner Season 3 Episode 2
The Impact of Socialization in the Digital Age: FaceTime vs. In-Person Interaction, Dr. Stephanie Fields
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Don't IEP Alone.
The Impact of Socialization in the Digital Age: FaceTime vs. In-Person Interaction, Dr. Stephanie Fields
Sep 13, 2023 Season 3 Episode 2
Lisa Lightner

The Impact of Socialization in the Digital Age: FaceTime vs. In-Person Interaction

00:02:07 Growing concern over children's socialization and anxiety.
00:03:50 Video games can count as socialization, but face-to-face interaction is also important.
00:07:33 Families need to focus on mental health.
00:13:18 Parents must be vigilant with IEPs. Specialty design instruction must match child's needs. Collaboration needed for effective changes.
00:16:49 Technical reports meant to be explained to parents.
00:21:09 ADHD becoming mainstream, making connections for kids.
00:25:01 Prioritize Mental Health 101 during crises.
00:25:58 Challenging, but prioritize healthy food choices.

Dr. Stephanie Fields is a highly qualified psychologist with expertise in family therapy. She recently shifted her focus towards parent coaching, a specialized approach that solves specific parenting problems. 

Dr. Fields emphasizes that a diagnosis or assessment of the child is not the main focus of parent coaching. Instead, her role as a parent coach is to work closely with parents, addressing specific parenting issues they may be facing. 

Whether it's helping a child sleep independently or managing chaotic mealtimes, Dr. Stephanie Fields provides targeted solutions through coaching sessions.

Don't IEP Alone with Lisa Lightner, Special Education Advocate

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How? With specific action steps and training.
Visit ADayInOurShoes.org for more information.

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Show Notes

The Impact of Socialization in the Digital Age: FaceTime vs. In-Person Interaction

00:02:07 Growing concern over children's socialization and anxiety.
00:03:50 Video games can count as socialization, but face-to-face interaction is also important.
00:07:33 Families need to focus on mental health.
00:13:18 Parents must be vigilant with IEPs. Specialty design instruction must match child's needs. Collaboration needed for effective changes.
00:16:49 Technical reports meant to be explained to parents.
00:21:09 ADHD becoming mainstream, making connections for kids.
00:25:01 Prioritize Mental Health 101 during crises.
00:25:58 Challenging, but prioritize healthy food choices.

Dr. Stephanie Fields is a highly qualified psychologist with expertise in family therapy. She recently shifted her focus towards parent coaching, a specialized approach that solves specific parenting problems. 

Dr. Fields emphasizes that a diagnosis or assessment of the child is not the main focus of parent coaching. Instead, her role as a parent coach is to work closely with parents, addressing specific parenting issues they may be facing. 

Whether it's helping a child sleep independently or managing chaotic mealtimes, Dr. Stephanie Fields provides targeted solutions through coaching sessions.

Don't IEP Alone with Lisa Lightner, Special Education Advocate

The IEP process never gets easier. YOU get better.
How? With specific action steps and training.
Visit ADayInOurShoes.org for more information.

Thank you for listening to this episode of Don't IEP Alone. See you next time!

Support the Show.

More IEP Help for You

IEP Toolkit for Parents and IEP Teacher Toolkit

Online Training Options

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Get Your IEP Questions answered by an advocate