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Unlocking the World of Sound for Deaf Children

Monday, November 19, 2018

From The New York Times: “With the appropriate hearing device and auditory training for children and their caregivers during the preschool years, even those born deaf ‘will have the ability to learn with their peers when they start school,’ Dr. Madell said.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Teaching Parents Of Kids With Disabilities To Fight Back

Monday, November 12, 2018

From NPR: “They learned how to fight for their child in school, and how to push for health care their child needs. But also, how to read a state budget, how to talk to a state lawmaker and how to testify before the school board or city council.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

The Rising Rate of Autism in Kids

Friday, October 19, 2018

From Psychology Today: “In 1970, only 1 child in 10,000 was diagnosed with autism. Today, according to the Centers for Disease Control, the number is 1 in 59.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Getting Kids Help in Time

Monday, October 8, 2018

From U.S. News & World Report: “Nearly 1 in 5 kids in the U.S. experiences a mental, emotional or behavioral disorder like ADHD in a given year.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

When Medicines Affect a Child’s Mind and Behavior

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

From The New York Times: “Putting children, especially young children, on psychotropic medications is scary for parents, sometimes scary for children and also, often, scary for the doctors who do the prescribing.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.