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The smiling face of a 7-year-old with Down syndrome will greet customers at thousands of Walgreens stores this spring as part of an Easter promotion.
In a unanimous ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has largely sided with the family of a girl with cerebral palsy who sought to bring her service dog to school.
Many McDonald's locations operate solely as drive-thrus late at night. Now a lawsuit alleges that the practice violates the ADA by shutting out those with disabilities who don't drive.
Infections caused by a type of bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics are occurring more frequently in US children and are associated with longer hospital stays and a trend towards greater risk of death, according to a new study.
Women actively infected with genital herpes during early pregnancy had twice the odds of giving birth to a child later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study.
Researchers have demonstrated how harmful health complications passed from mother rats to their offspring can be reversed. The tests may point the way toward preventing the transfer of certain health conditions from human mothers to their children.
VATER Syndrome (or VATERL Association) is a set of birth defects which often occur together. Learn more about how this condition affects children.
Learn more about Functional Behavioral Assessments and how they can help improve your child's behavior in the classroom.
Those inspirational videos of kids with special needs tug our hearts, we can't help it. But do they really send the kind of message we want to share?
Sleep Turbo-Charges the Brain As the mother of four children I have lived through sleepless nights, toddlers who no longer nap – those precious moments when I could use the bathroom and open the mail without a “helper”, and now – teenagers whose circadian…
What do you want to be when you grow up? Miserable? Bored? Frustrated? Tired? These likely aren’t the answers we expect to hear from our kids when people ask them the ever present question about their looming futures. People expect firefighter, teacher, a…
As a professional photographer in Bend Oregon I’m constantly asked for advice on how to take photos of kiddos. The category “kiddos” is distinct from newborn and older children and ranges from the age of 1 to about 5 years of age. This article is aimed…
The 2015 Institute of Medicine and National Research Council’s (IOM & NRC) Transforming the Workforce report highlights the state’s role in creating a pathway for early care and education (ECE) teachers to acquire education and professional developmen…
The economist John Maynard Keynes famously wrote: “The long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead.” Typically, this phrase is cited to support government intervention over waiting for the eventually self-correcting …
US News wrote here about their 5 biggest stories in early education, including the expansion of NYC UPK (we addressed that early, here); the release of Vanderbilt’s study of TN pre-K (which we also mentioned and discussed); an overhaul of Head Start perfo…