Being Prepared

    by Dr. Kirsten L. Stein, Athena’s Founder

    Dr. Kirsten recently wrote about helping parents address their gifted child’s fears about the coronavirus in the newest edition of GHF Dialogue. In her submission, you will find helpful tips (including three tips that can be applied to most situations). Dr. Kirsten also asked for readers’ suggestions.

    Washing hands with soap - Athena's Advanced Academy


    “This teachable moment could lead to talking about the importance of not having the water running while you are scrubbing your hands, to be environmentally conscious; how to best wash your hands in public restrooms; and why washing your hands with soap and water is better than using hand sanitizer. Further exploration might include disease control, the difference between bacteria and viruses, science experiments with petri dishes—the possibilities are endless.”


    Remember, the more we work together, the safer we will be. Stay well!

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