Children

Connections: Discussing inclusion and diversity in children's media

During the season premiere of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur,” Arthur’s teacher, Mr. Ratburn, got married. The episode, “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone...
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Thu, 06/27/2019 - 11:48am
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Connections: How to help children who struggle with suicidal thoughts

New research shows the number of children and teens visiting emergency rooms for suicidal thoughts and attempts to take their own lives has doubled...
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Thu, 05/09/2019 - 12:02pm
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Caregivers of young children urged to avoid digital toys

Flashy digital toys provide intense stimulation for young children, but they cannot match the developmental benefits offered by traditional toys like...
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Wed, 12/05/2018 - 1:46pm
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Connections: Is there a brewing crisis in early intervention services in Monroe County?

Is there a brewing crisis in early intervention childhood services in Western New York? Monroe County is asking New York State to change the...
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Thu, 11/29/2018 - 9:54am
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Connections: Discussing issues faced by local children and families

What are the most important issues facing children and families in our community? A local nonprofit -- The Children's Agenda -- has a list of...
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Fri, 10/19/2018 - 10:16am
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Connections: The future of CHIP

What is going on with CHIP? The Children's Health Insurance Program has been widely discussed as a potential victim of budget cuts in Washington. What...
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Tue, 01/02/2018 - 9:57am
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WATCH: Are Rochester’s children better off now than they were in 2011?

https://youtu.be/hEyFMzX-OHY Are Rochester kids better off today than in 2011? That’s when a community-wide initiative called ROC The Future launched....
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Mon, 10/16/2017 - 1:05am
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