About Elliott

Elliott is a thirteen year old 8th grader who lives in the Midwest. He has a wide range of interests from sports such as rugby, soccer and mountain biking to arts, cooking and video games. Elliott is a member of the National Junior Honor Society and was chosen to be a Junior Achievement ambassador. He has taken babysitting classes and looks after a boy with special needs. Elliott hopes to draw from his wide range of interests and many experiences to contribute a kid’s perspective to Pediatric Safety.

Website: https://pediatricsafety.net

Articles by Elliott

Stress, School and Perfectionism – A Kid’s Perspective

Stress, School and Perfectionism – A Kid’s Perspective

Last updated on December 18th, 2015 at 11:15 amA child’s desire to get everything just right may be their downfall. Imagine sitting in front of a blank screened computer, trying to think of the perfect way to start an essay. All the pressure put on kids to succeed, especially in competitive honors classes with teachers that ask for work to be “brilliant, timely and impressive,” can make it hard... 

The Adolescent Brain – A Kid’s Perspective

The Adolescent Brain – A Kid’s Perspective

Last updated on March 2nd, 2018 at 12:40 pmThe adolescent brain: one of the most complex and confusing, yet, majestic things in existence. This article isn’t so much about the teenage mind itself but rather a book about the adolescent brain and the importance of keeping your child’s brain healthy. The Owner’s Manual for Driving your Adolescent Brain, written by JoAnn Deak, Ph.D. and Terrence... 

Getting Braces – A Kid’s Perspective

Getting Braces – A Kid’s Perspective

Last updated on September 14th, 2015 at 11:21 amGetting braces can be a big deal in some kid’s lives and they may not even want to get braces. However, it is very important that, if needed, your child should get braces and also manage them well. If people don’t get braces as a child it could cause serious health problems as an adult including increased risk of tooth loss and extreme discomfort....