Resources: Children's Health Issues

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The ”choking game” – a fact sheet for parents

The “choking game”, what is it? It is not a comfortable topic to address but it does happen more than we realize. Attached is a nice, easy to read fact sheet ab… [Read More]

VIDEO Prescription for Play: how the simple act of allowing kids to play creates successful adults

I think this is the best video I’ve ever seen on the importance of play. This YouTube video called Prescription for Play provides remarkable insight into how th… [Read More]

Ways to Improve Home and School Conditions to Control Asthma

Asthma is the leading serious chronic illness of children in the U.S. In 2006, an estimated 6.8 million children under age 18 (almost 1.2 million under age 5) c… [Read More]

5 Fast Diabetes Facts

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in school-aged children, affecting about 1 in every 400 to 500 young people less than 20 years of age. Signs… [Read More]

Effective Treatment of ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder. It is characterized by developmentally inappropriate impulsivity, inattention, an… [Read More]

The Center for Health and Health Care In Schools Parents’ Resource Center

A helpful website: www.healthinschools.org The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS) is a nonpartisan resource center at The George Washington Un… [Read More]

Understand, Manage, and Treat Asthma Symptoms

Asthma is the leading serious chronic illness of children in the U.S. In 2006, an estimated 6.8 million children under age 18 (almost 1.2 million under age 5) c… [Read More]