Tag Archives: American Academy Pediatrics

AAP Offers Fireworks Safety Tips

The Fourth of July is a holiday full of family, friends, and of course, fireworks and so the American Academy of Pediatrics is offering a few safety tips to ensure your celebration is fun and safe!

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American Academy of Pediatrics: Recurring Cycle

A recent AAP study suggests half of the children born to mothers in Child Protective Custody are also taken into care by age 2.

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AAP Study Looks at Children with Autism Who Falsely Screen Negative at Early Age

A study in the June 2018 issue of Pediatrics looks at why some children receive negative results on early autism screenings, but then go on to later receive a diagnosis of autism.

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AAP Releases Statement on the Separation of Children and Parents at the Border

This month the American Academy of Pediatrics publicly announced opposition to a new policy that forces the separation of children from their parents at the border.

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CDC: Autism rates increase slightly to 1 in 59 children

The American Academy of Pediatrics is sharing information regarding a slight increase in the number of children with Autism.

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How to Prevent Poisoning Accidents

The American Academy of Pediatrics is encouraging parents and guardians to take preventative measures to ensure children do not have access to poisonous substances.

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When Students with Disabilities Become Bullying Targets

A recent study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests students with disabilities are more likely to become bullying targets.

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Children And Media Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

In a world where children are “growing up digital,” it’s important to help them learn healthy concepts of digital use and citizenship. Parents play an important role in teaching these skills.

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Spring Break Safety Tips

The American Academy of Pediatrics is encouraging parents to keep their families safe while enjoying some time away this Spring.

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Talking to Your Child After Tragedy

After any disaster, parents and other adults struggle with what they should say and share with children and what not to say or share with them.

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