Tag Archives: children

Trump administration agrees to independent investigation of health conditions for children at border facilities

The pediatrician, Dr. Paul Wise, toured detention centers at the border last summer and was critical of the conditions there, according to a Stanford publication. In that interview, Wise described how migrant children are kept in a “kind of cage-like” processing center. “From there, they get moved to a different processing center, which is kind… Read More »

Children Living in Apartments Are Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

Children residing in apartments experience exposure to secondhand smoke regardless of whether nobody smokes in their own unit. Research shows that housing type plays a part in children’s tobacco smoke exposure, in spite of the best intentions of parents. The research shows significant evidence of increased exposure to secondhand smoke in children who reside in… Read More »

When making summer plans for children, leave some time unplanned

The school year is ending, and it’s the time of year when families are planning what their children will do during summer vacation. For many families, these plans are crucial for childcare reasons, as parents need their children to be somewhere safe and supervised while they are at work. And of course, parents understandably want… Read More »

The best apps for children with hearing loss

What do you get when you introduce a child with hearing loss to one of the apps below? Smiles, giggles and (shhh) learning. Apps geared for kids with hearing loss aretypically found under the ‘education’category in app stores. We searched the world wide web to find apps for your smartphone and tablet that will teach, inspire,… Read More »