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 Resources for Parents 

International School Parent Magazine 

Articles by  Dr. Laurence van Hanswijck de Jonge 

Feeling Recources

Feeling Magnets

Feeling Magnets: Magnetic feeling words that are great to help put words to what we are feeling and to start a conversation. They have a neat little box for adults and the kids version is coming in October 2015. The kids version includes a fun kid friendly guid to how to naviagte our feelings @


Sticky Feelings for kids. These are both words and images. It works well for younger kids and the full body images are definately a plus @



Inside Out! An animated comedy-drama. The film is set in the mind of a young girl, Riley Andersen, where five personified emotions—Joy, Sadness, Fear, Anger, and Disgust—try to lead her through life as she moves with her parents

Books and Articles

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk. Adele Faber  & Elaine Mazlish 


Positive Disapline. Jane Nelsen


The Optimisitc Child. Martin Selegman


The Whole Brain Child. Daniel Siegler


Published Scientific Articles by Dr. Laurence


Waller, G., Meyer, C., & Van Hanswijck de Jonge, L. (2001). Early environmental influences on restrictive eating pathology among non-clinical females: The role of temperature at birth. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 30, 204-209


Van Hanswijck de Jonge, L., Meyer, C.,  & Waller, G. (2001). The relationship between environmental temperature during pregnancy and eating attitudes during teenage years: A replication and extension study. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 30, 413-420


Van Hanswijck de Jonge, L., Stettler, N., Kumanyiki, S., Støa Birketvedt, G. & Waller, G. (2002). Environmental Temperature during Gestation and Body Mass Index in Adolescence: New Etiologic Clues? International Journal of Obesity, 26, 765-769


Van Hanswijck de Jonge, L., Waller, G. & Stettler, N. (2002). Season of birth and postnatal weight gain during the first four months of life in African American and Caucasian babies. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 75, 339S-439S


Van Hanswijck de Jonge, L., & Waller, G. (2002). The influences of Environmental Temperatures during Gestation and at Birth on Eating Characteristics in Adolescence: A Replication and Extension Study. Appetite, 38, 181-187


Van Hanswijck de Jonge, L. & Waller, G. (2003). Perfectionism Levels in African-American and Caucasian Adolescents. Journal of Personality and Individual Differences, 34, 1447-1451


Van Hanswijck de Jonge, L., Waller, G. & Stettler, N. (2003). Ethnicity modifies seasonal variations in birth weight and weight gain of infants. Journal of Nutrition, 133, 1415 – 1418


Van Hanswijck de Jonge, L. & Gormley, M. (2005). Responses to affective smoking images: effects of current smoking status and degree of smoking addiction. Addictive Behaviors, 30, 1587-1591.

van Hanswijck de Jonge, L & Brown, H. (2007).  Childhood health screens from 1987 to 2007 – trend analysis on the main island of Grand Cayman and the sister Islands of Cayman Brac. 


Cawich, S., Frankson, M. A., Hendriks, F., Iheonunekwu, N., van Hanswijck de Jonge, L., & Hoeksema, G. (2009). Access surgery for hemodialysis in the Cayman Islands: Preliminary results of a vascular access service. The International Journal of Angiology, 18, 71-74.


Cawich, S. O., Jefferson, D., Smith, G., Hoeksema, G., Iheonunekwu, N., Hendriks, F., van Hanswijck de Jonge, L., Harding, H. E., Gordon-Strachan, G. (2010). Cost-benefit comparison of hemodialysis access creation in a developing country and North American centers. International Journal of Angiology, 19, e25-e29


Langerock, N., van Hanswijck de Jonge, L., Bickle Graz, M., Hüppi, P., Borradori Tolsa, C., & Barisnikov, K. (2013). Emotional reactivity at 12 months in very preterm infants born at <29 weeks of gestation.  Infant Behaviour and Development, 36, 289-297.


Urben, S, van Hanswijck de Jonge, L., Borradori Tolsa, C., Lazeyras, F., Barisnikov, K., Pozzo, R.,  Hüppi, PS. (2017). Gestational Age and Gender Influences on Executive Control and its Related Neural Structures in Preterm Children at 6 Years of Age. Child Neuropsychology, 23, 188-207.


Van Hanswijck De Jonge, L.,Urben, S., Fischi Gomez, E., Pizzo, R., Monnier, M., Barisnikov, B., Lazeyras, F., Forcada-Guex, M., Borradori Tolsa, C., & Hüppi, P.S. (in review). Hyperactivity/inattention in Children Born Preterm and Small for Gestational Age: Implication of the Ventral Striatum. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

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