Category Archives: Safety

Swimming Gears For People With Disabilities

Everyone loves being wet when it’s warm outside. However, children with special needs may experience difficulties when participating in water activities. It is important to keep ear tubes, and hearing aids dry. Older children may have difficulty locating swim diapers. Because of physical limitations or poor motor skills, children who cannot swim are also at […]

Teenagers Running Away From Home

A runaway child is every parent’s worst nightmare. To make matters worse, practically every adolescent has contemplated fleeing at least once. Just a few of them follow through. We must never forget that kids who flee are just like any other. They aren’t awful children. They’ve just made a horrible choice. Somehow, they get entangled […]

How To Support Students With Tourette Syndrome In The Classroom

Repetitive and uncontrollable movements and vocalizations, known as “tics,” are the hallmark of Tourette syndrome. Symptoms commonly peak between the ages of 10 and 12 years old in children with Tourette’s syndrome. To describe tic movements, we use the term “involuntary.” Tics come in a wide variety of forms and intensity levels: *Image source: Pixelbay/Pexels/Unsplash […]

A Parent’s Guide To Dealing With Their Teen’s Stalker

Every year, 7.5 million people in the United States are stalked, with teenagers and young adults being the most at risk. Of those in a relationship, 48 percent had been stalked or harassed by their spouse, according to a recent survey. Moreover, a third of the kids surveyed said they’d been stalking a relationship. If […]

Why Bullied Teens May Carry Weapons To School

WHY BULLIED TEENS MAY CARRY WEAPONS TO SCHOOL Any parent’s worst dread is sending their child to school with a classmate who may have a weapon. Research conducted during the 2015-2016 school year found that that scenario occurred more than once a day in the United States. On a minimum of 269 occasions, children of […]