How do you measure a child’s health, development or well-being? Once a child is born, there’s no lifelong Apgar score to assess how they continue to develop cognitively, emotionally and physically.
Andrew Hida's quietly compelling "Follow My Steps" was recently honored by the National Press Photographers Association.
Teenagers who view character as fixed rather than changing are more likely to react aggressively in peer conflicts.
Children in the child welfare system are given psychotropic medication, drugs prescribed to affect the mind, emotions and behavior, at rates approximately three times higher than children and adolescents in the general population. Rates of psychotropic medication use are also significantly higher in rural than urban areas.
One in 5 adolescents have a diagnosable mental disorder. The brief addresses different mental disorders that present in adolescence, including attention deficit disorders and major depression.
When industries are allowed to impose voluntary safety standards, kids can get seriously hurt. JCCF speaks with FairWarning editor Myron Levin about his year-long series on fireplace glass manufacturers and toddler burns.
The Migration Policy Institute's National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy takes a closer look at young children in black immigrant families.
The authors of the report studied the variable changes that toddlers to adolescents experience throughout a lifetime of autism.
Nearly 3 million children in the United States have a disability. Some parents have more difficulty getting their children the services and care they need because of which state they live in, the type of disability their child has and their socioeconomic status.
Hispanic children in the United States are nearly three times as likely to be poor as White children, with the number of Hispanic children living in poverty having increased by more than 500,000 from 2009 to 2010.
Academic achievement and health improved in most states for the nation’s children, but U.S. children and families are still struggling economically in the wake of the recession, according to the report
Millions of U.S. children lack basic access to dental care.
Texting, tweeting, and watching TV at the same time may be harmful to young girls, says a group of Stanford University Researchers.
The report suggests that toxic stress has lifelong developmental consequences for kids.
The report presents recent trends in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder prevalence among children 5 to 17 years old.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Crocker Stephenson describes how he and colleagues at the Journal Sentinel are confronting Milwaukee's infant mortality crisis.
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