Girls and Social Media: Parents Beware

In last week’s blog post we shared key insights from the Girls Index, a national survey of more than 10,000 young females in grades 5 through 12, released by Ruling Our Experience, an Ohio-based nonprofit. In that post we focused… Read the rest

Parents of Girls: Listen Up

The annual SXSW conference is a barometer of what’s happening at the intersection of technology and entrepreneurship. One of the topics that drew attention from a lot of attendees at this year’s Austin, TX gathering was the “Girls’ Index” a… Read the rest

Talking to Your Children About Violence

In the aftermath of the Parkland, FL school shooting, parents and educators alike are left with the grim task of helping children of various ages process yet another horrific act of random violence. In Talking to Children About Violence: Tips… Read the rest

Is Your School Involved in Disability Discrimination?

Beginning in January of this year, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) began publishing a list of all schools under investigation for disability discrimination. As reported in an article in Disability Scoop, “The searchable listing includes cases alleging discrimination based… Read the rest

Premies, Low Birthweight, and ADHD

Following a review of 12 studies involving more than 1,700 participants, researchers have concluded that premature babies and those that born at low birthweight are more likely to develop ADHD than full-term, healthy-sized newborns. Why this is the case is… Read the rest