Advice: Bullying, Part II

Parents worry that their children will become a target of bullies.  Parents of children with disabilities face an even more significant challenge than the average family – not only are those children more likely to be the target of bullying, they may also not be aware...

Advice: Bullying

“Bullies and their victims know no boundaries.” – Chris Boyd, MSW Bullying is a real problem for many kids. Your child could be a bully or the victim of one. Bullies intentionally hit, shove, mock, intimidate or make threats against other children. “Even little...

Book of the Month: Barefoot World Atlas

Used with permssion from Bookmark, at http://www.firstbook.org/blog. Our book of the month on the First Book Marketplace is the Barefoot World Atlas, which looks at all the ways that different cultures and communities across the world have been shaped by their...

Tip of the Week: Turn Down the Volume!

Did you know that cranking the volume on your portable music player for more than five minutes a day can permanently damage your hearing? According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), any prolonged exposure at higher than...