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Parents' smartphones harming children's ability to hold conversation, say teachers - Telegraph.co.uk

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Parents' smartphones harming children's ability to hold conversation, say teachers
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"An agreed definition of what 'school-readiness' means, could be the first step to helping schools, parents and early years practitioners identify what national or localised support is required to meet this growing issue." Gareth Jenkins director of ...

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What to Do If You Find Something Disturbing on Your Teen's Phone - TIME

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What to Do If You Find Something Disturbing on Your Teen's Phone
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And parents are rightly concerned about the possibilities of missteps in the internet age: embarrassing messages and posts kept alive forever, predators and identity thieves, even the threat of criminal prosecution for youthful mistakes. Our children ...

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10 Tips For Safer Social Media Use - DrexelNow (blog)

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10 Tips For Safer Social Media Use
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Denise Agosto, PhD, a professor in the College of Computing and Informatics, studies online behavior on social media and, in honor of ALA's annual observance of Choose Privacy Week, she's offered up 10 tips for safer social media use. “While social ...
 

How to talk to your babysitter about online privacy - Mashable

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How to talk to your babysitter about online privacy
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For some parents, keeping their children off social media is about protecting them from privacy concerns of facial imaging software and data mining. Other parents worry about future backlash, like bullying in school or losing out on future job and ...
 

The Dangers With Coming of Age in a Social Media-Fueled World - ABC News

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The Dangers With Coming of Age in a Social Media-Fueled World
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But those secret apps are just part of the story. In her new book, “American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers,” Sales explores the dangers of coming of age in a world ruled by social media. “One of the first conversations that I ...

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Privacy alert! Popular social media site may be letting FBI spy on you - Komando

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Privacy alert! Popular social media site may be letting FBI spy on you
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Have you heard about Reddit? It's a popular social media site where users can sound off on all sorts of different topics, share funny GIFs and memes, and get answers from celebrities, news-makers and public figures in the "Ask Me Anything" forums.

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Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids - U.S. News & World Report

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Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids
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MONDAY, May 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often treated with medications, such as Adderall or Ritalin. But a new study suggests that parents can also help their kids by promoting healthy ...
Study Finds a Rising Trend of Co-Morbid Chronic Conditions Among Poor ChildrenAJMC.com Managed Markets Network

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Is our screen-time anxiety more detrimental than screen time? - Washington Post

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Is our screen-time anxiety more detrimental than screen time?
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Like most parents these days, for a long time I felt it was my responsibility to limit my son's use of screens (a tablet, in our case), and to make sure he adheres to age-appropriate time limits. I tried numerous systems to help me carry out this duty ...
 

Autism study shows early intervention helping children in regional areas - ABC Online

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Autism study shows early intervention helping children in regional areas
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The centre behind an successful early intervention program for autistic children in Tasmania's north-west hopes to expand its services to other parts of the state. University research has found children at the Autism Specific Early Learning and Care ...
Early intervention insight for regional children with autismHealthCanal.com (press release) (blog)

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Column: Understanding gifted children's emotions - Hometownlife.com

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Column: Understanding gifted children's emotions
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Raising children who are highly capable academically is a blessing, but with it comes heightened sensitivity which can bring about its own complexity. Giftedness is often thought of as an intellectual component of a person, but with it comes an ...
 

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