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Welcoming a Foster Child: Language, Ownership and Respect Prove Key - The Chronicle of Social Change

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Welcoming a Foster Child: Language, Ownership and Respect Prove Key
The Chronicle of Social Change
Authors Annette Semanchin Jones, Barbara Rittner and Melissa Affronti explain that while foster parents have a variety of resources to prepare them for the first steps of bringing a child into their care, little has been published about behaviors ...

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PARENTAL POWER PLAY: Parent-coach friction often a matter of (playing) time - Duluth News Tribune

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PARENTAL POWER PLAY: Parent-coach friction often a matter of (playing) time
Duluth News Tribune
Over the past few weeks, the News Tribune spoke with coaches and other athletic officials across the region about what has become a disturbing trend — the seemingly increasing power wielded by parents of prep athletes. They represent a tiny fraction ...

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Children With Autism Now Diagnosed at Younger Ages - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

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Children With Autism Now Diagnosed at Younger Ages
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Children with autism spectrum disorder who were born prior to the 2007 American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation that all children be screened for autism at the 18- and 24-month well-child visits were diagnosed significantly later than they are ...

Too smart, too disruptive: The high-functioning autistic children our schools can't teach - The Age

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Too smart, too disruptive: The high-functioning autistic children our schools can't teach
The Age
Professor Cheryl Dissanayake, founder of Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre at La Trobe University, said 20 per cent of students with Autism have an average to high IQ, but many of these students "fall through the cracks" as they don't qualify for ...

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Amphetamine For Kids: Candy-Flavored ADHD Meds Worries Psychiatrists; What Parents Must Know - Parent Herald

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Amphetamine For Kids: Candy-Flavored ADHD Meds Worries Psychiatrists; What Parents Must Know
Parent Herald
A new ADHD medication is now available at the drugstores and it's a chewy, candy-flavored pill that should make it easier for kids to swallow. While this might be great news for parents who struggle with letting children drink their medicines ...
Kiddie Adderall Could Actually Be a Lifesaver for Parents and ChildrenDaily Beast
Psychiatrists alarmed by candy-flavoured ADHD drug6minutes
Chewable amphetamines for kids are hereDeath and Taxes

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Need for foster families highlighted in May - The Hillsdale Daily News

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Need for foster families highlighted in May
The Hillsdale Daily News
“These selfless individuals keep children safe and care for their needs during difficult times while we work to find them permanent homes — either through reunification with their families if that's safe or finding adoptive parents. Every day I ...

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Why new parents shouldn't feel so guilty about sleep training - Mashable

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Why new parents shouldn't feel so guilty about sleep training
Mashable
That's why the new Pediatrics study on sleep training is such an important step forward in talking about how families can have both well-rested babies and parents. The randomized, controlled study evaluated what happened when parents of 43 infants used ...
New research says 'Cry It Out' baby sleep method doesn't harm childrenWMTV

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CDC Report Points to Missed Opportunity in ADHD Care - AAFP News

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CDC Report Points to Missed Opportunity in ADHD Care
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May 25, 2016 01:50 pm Cindy Borgmeyer – More than 6 million children in the United States were reported by their parents to have been diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in 2011-2012, making it the most common ...
Can ADHD Appear for the First Time in Adulthood?Scientific American
You Can Have Adult ADHD And Not Know ItSELF
Study: More adults may have ADHD, don't know itKFVS
Wall Street Journal -VICE -Newsmax
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As early as first grade, children with severe obesity are more likely to be ostracized - Science Daily

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As early as first grade, children with severe obesity are more likely to be ostracized
Science Daily
Childhood obesity has almost quadrupled among 6- to 11-year-olds since 1980. Today, approximately one in 20 children in the United States is severely obese and this public health threat costs the U.S. government billions of dollars annually. A new ...
Obesity's Social Impact: Extremely Obese Children More Likely To Be Ostracized, Bullied By First GradeMedical Daily
Study says obesity can cause depression in kidsTheHealthSite
Obese Children Prone To Depression As They Are 'Least Preferred Playmates': StudyHuffington Post India

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7 things about vaccines and autism that the movie 'Vaxxed' won't tell you - Washington Post

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7 things about vaccines and autism that the movie 'Vaxxed' won't tell you
Washington Post
The central premise of the film is that the country's mandatory measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine — when given to children under age 2 — may be leading to an epidemic of autism diagnoses. It contains heartbreaking footage of happy, laughing ...
Are we really still talking about Wakefield's autism con?Philly.com (blog)
The Vaccine Autism LinkAge of Autism

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