According to Compassion International, an estimated 300 million children worldwide are subjected to violence, exploitation and abuse each year. 40 million of these children are under the age of 15.
Meet NAO, a humanoid robot therapist who’s making amazing headway with treating children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). This friendly little robot is capturing attention worldwide, and
April is National Autism Awareness Month, and today is World Autism Day. A recent survey finds that 1 in 50 children in America between the ages of 6 and 17 is on the autism spectrum — which is an
If you’re a first time parent, choosing the best pediatrician for your baby can be a daunting endeavor. As an expecting parent, you should begin the search for your child’s doctor at around
American kids are less active, less healthy and more overweight than ever before. Historically, children haven’t experienced the same weight problems as adults, but nowadays things are different.
Image courtesy of Shutterstock A new large population study out of Johns Hopkins and UCLA, shows that parents can no longer kid themselves about the non-dangers of childhood obesity. In the study,
Image courtesy of Shutterstock Yoga is revered for its holistic health benefits for the mind, body and soul — but can yoga as an exercise be divorced from its Hindu roots? That’s the question that
Image courtesy of Shutterstock According to Dr. Alan Greene, a pediatrician who’s well known by parents everywhere, the simple act of waiting a bit longer (just 90 seconds) to clamp a
The “Nature Trail” Is An LED Wallpaper Installation Designed To Calm Children On Their Way To Surgery
A hospital stay is a nerve-wracking experience for children and adults alike. With this in mind, the Jason Bruges Studio in the UK, created an interactive LED installation on the walls that lead to the
Image Courtesy of Shutterstock There’s a new petition on Change.org that you’re really going to want to sign. The petition was started by Leah Segedie, in order to make sure that bubble gum
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