Insights,LLC

Child Insights provides product design and market development services to individuals and organizations who are interested in helping parents and caregivers ensure that children have the best developmental experience possible as they grow up.

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PRODUCT DESIGN

 

Using best practices from developmental science, pediatrics, interaction and learning design, visual arts and media, Child Insights helps companies, brands and organizations to reach, and connect with, children and parents through the design and development of product, programs and services that deliver key play and learning messages and value-added offerings.  

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MARKET DEVELOPMENT

 

Child Insights also works with works with organizations, corporations, government agencies and professionals who design products and services for children and families to reach their targets audiences through communications strategies, strategic collaboration and constituency relations.

Steven Merahn, MD
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
 

Child Insights was founded by Steven Merahn, MD, a pediatrician with special training in child psychodynamic psychotherapy, and interests in child development and behavior, parent-child interaction and families with special needs.   Currently the Chief Medical Officer at Centria Healthcare, a national provider of therapeutic interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families, Dr. Merahn also has extensive experience as a corporate executive with strategic program development, product management, communications and marketing, public affairs, customer engagement and relationship management, interactive technologies and innovations management.  Dr. Merahn has served in strategic, operational and P&L-level executive leadership positions for publicly traded global multi-national corporations, private equity backed middle-market companies, non-profit and mission-driven organizations and start-ups. 

KEY INSIGHTS INTO PRODUCTS FOR CHILDREN

Child Insights uses a framework based on the principles of Developmental Responsibility™ to provide strategic insights, support solution development and problem resolution, and shape market development activities for clients

  • Development:  does the product or service support (or impede) developmental pathways, or is it ‘developmentally neutral'?

  •  Learning:  does the product or service advance learning or education in a developmentally appropriate manner?

  •  Health:  does the product or service advance (or impede) a child’s health status?

  •  Family:  does the product or service support positive and productive family function?

  •  Fun:  is the product or service fun or entertaining?

WHO DO WE WORK WITH?

  • Juvenile products manufacturers

  • Toy and game companies

  • Children’s publishing and media companies

  • Children's media producers

  • Children’s products manufacturers

  • Health systems and accountable care organizations; managed care and health plans

  • Government agencies and non-government organizations (NGOs)

  • Educational services and technology companies

  • Marketing communications and public relations agencies

  • Museums and theme parks; event planners

CONTACT US:

 

Steven Merahn, MD

Child Insights, LLC

smerahn(at)childinsights.com

@childinsights

T: 646-770-3605

F: 917-793-0924

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