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Gun Violence in South Outpaces Other Regions For Many Reasons

The mother left and two teens were alone in the house. It took the 13-year-old son 10 minutes to find the gun. It was loaded and in a bottom dresser drawer covered by one...

Heavily Decorated Classrooms Disrupt Attention and Learning In Young Children

Maps, number lines, shapes, artwork and other materials tend to cover elementary classroom walls. However, too much of a good thing may end up disrupting attention and learning in young children, according...

The Decline of Play and Rise in Children’s Mental Disorders

Rates of depression and anxiety among young people in America have been increasing steadily for the past 50 to 70 years. Today, by at least some estimates, five to eight times as many...
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TIME FOR A CAMP REVIVAL: The Return of Nature Camps and the Support for...

With summer just around the corner, this is the time that many families start to think about summer camps. Young people—the ones lucky enough to have attended a...
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Raped and Forgotten — Why We Must End the Backlog of Sexual-assault Kits

She arrived at Swedish Medical Center in Ballard in spring 2014. She was bleeding and disoriented. She had just been raped. She was told, “Sorry, we don’t do rape kits here. Only...

Risk, Fear, and Freedom: a Plea to Parents

Children hunger for a taste of freedom. They are strongly driven to get to grips with the people, places and things around them. To figure stuff out for themselves, to learn new...
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U.K. Doctors Call for Caution in Children’s Use of Screens and Social Media

LONDON — With even Silicon Valley worrying about the effect of technology exposure on young people, Britain’s top doctors on Thursday issued advice to families about social media and screen use. Their...
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Healing our Children: Insights on Trauma-informed Practices in Education

Toxic stress and trauma have an enormous impact on children’s development and learning. Understanding the nuances and nature of trauma can help educators, administrators, and all child-serving adults learn to buffer the...

Fatherhood Inclusion Training Available on a Nationwide Scale.

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) issued a joint Information Memorandum (IM) emphasizing the importance of meaningful father engagement in all ACF programs to better serve children and families......... Successful...

Early Childhood Educators Seek to Spot Trauma Triggers, Build Resiliency in Preschoolers

A hug may be comforting to many children, but for a child who has experienced trauma, it may not feel safe. That’s an example used by Julie Kurtz, co-director...

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