Discussion: Talking with Children about Their Food Allergies

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Date(s) - 05/12/2016

Salem Hospital (North Shore Medical Center)


Speaker: Psychologist Nancy Rotter,PhD

Dr. Rotter works at the Food Allergy Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, and in private practice in Newton, MA.

What kinds of things are children able to understand, based on their cognitive, social and emotional levels of functioning at different developmental stages (e.g., preschool, school age, etc.)? Dr. Rotter will also discuss common anxieties that arise and how to discuss these with children.

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