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Shielding Kids From the Sun Isn’t Just About Sunscreen

Thursday, July 18, 2019

From The New York Times: “Experts say other steps should include seeking shade, avoiding the most intense hours of sun exposure and wearing hats and clothing to protect the skin.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Google Glass May Have an Afterlife as a Device to Teach Autistic Children

Thursday, July 18, 2019

From The New York Times: “Privacy concerns caused the computerized eyewear to fail with the general public. But researchers believe it could help autistic children learn to recognize emotion and make eye contact.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Reading Buddies Needed: United Way ReadingPals Looking For Mentors

Thursday, July 18, 2019

From Citrus County Chronicle: “With August coming up, more children will need reading buddies. ReadingPals mentors don’t have to have an education background. They just need energy, enthusiasm, and a heart for kids.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Study: Spike In Autism May Be Linked To Preservative In Processed Foods

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

From Forbes: “The study describes how elevated levels of the preservative, propionic acid (PPA)–used to extend shelf life and reduce mold in packaged foods, breads and cheeses—can adversely affect the development and differentiation of neurons in fetal brains in children with autism spectrum disorder.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.