Showing Kids the Truth: Weight Stigma Messaging via Television – WSAW 2016

by Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., CEDS, AED Board Director for Outreach I am writing this blog to invite comments on the topic of weight stigma in children’s programming and to highlight a recent advocacy project under my portfolio in the Academy for Eating Disorders. A new survey from Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) in […]

Stopping Weight Stigma at Home: A Tip for Parents – WSAW 2016

by Jocelyn Lebow It’s alarming. And it happens all the time. I’ll be sitting there with one of my teenage patients and their parents when talk will turn to thoughts about their body. Typically it will focus on a laundry list of highly specific flaws the teenager sees in their weight or shape. I’m a […]

Our Kids are Watching and Listening – WSAW 2016

Ashley Solomon, PSYD, CEDS

by Ashley Solomon, PsyD Parents, we’ve all had those moments, right? (I sure hope I’m not alone here). The ones when your three-year-old repeats the nasty thing you just said about your neighbor to her face the next time she’s out in her yard… Or when your two-year-old starts yelling “damnit!” on the airplane for […]