Awareness

readingThe world of child health safety issues are changing at an incredible pace. Every day we are faced with new challenges, but we also discover incredible new cures and new technologies as people work to find better ways to make this a safer world for our kids…and for the people taking care of them.

We will to do our best here to keep you up to date on what’s happening: we’ll include news stories, trade publications, expert analyses and case studies. Sometimes we’ll blog about it and sometimes we’ll just tweet…most of the time it’ll be current, but occasionally we’ll dig up older material to give you something to reference…and to think about. If you find something we’ve missed and you think it belongs here, please contact us and send us the link. The point is to keep us all informed so we can make better decisions for ourselves and the little ones in our care.

Latest Awareness Posts

Child Health & Safety News 5/22: Child Drowning Myths vs. Reality

Child Health & Safety News 5/22: Child Drowning Myths vs. Reality

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In this week’s Child Safety News: Senators Seek Improved In-Flight Child Safety – critical care gap you may not know about bit.ly/2rqREHn Welcome to Pediatric Safety’s weekly “Child Health & Safety News Roundup”- a recap of the past week’s child health and safety news headlines from around the world. Each day we use social media to communicate relevant and timely health and safety information to the parents, medical professionals and caregivers who follow us. Occasionally we overlook something, but overall we think we’re doing a pretty good job of keeping you informed.... 

AMC is Screening Alien: Covenant Sensory Friendly Tomorrow

AMC is Screening Alien: Covenant Sensory Friendly Tomorrow

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AMC Entertainment (AMC) has expanded their Sensory Friendly Films program in partnership with the Autism Society. This Tuesday evening, families affected by autism or other special needs have the opportunity to view a sensory friendly screening of Alien: Covenant, a film that may appeal to older audiences on the autism spectrum.  As always, the movie auditoriums will have their lights turned up and the sound turned down. Families will be able to bring in snacks to match their child’s dietary needs (i.e. gluten-free, casein-free, etc.), there are no advertisements or previews before... 

Child Health & Safety News 5/15: Cotton Swabs Can Hurt Ears

Child Health & Safety News 5/15: Cotton Swabs Can Hurt Ears

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In this week’s Child Safety News: Grandparents’ old-school parenting putting kids at risk, study finds https://t.co/3X5whfCBnZ Welcome to Pediatric Safety’s weekly “Child Health & Safety News Roundup”- a recap of the past week’s child health and safety news headlines from around the world. Each day we use social media to communicate relevant and timely health and safety information to the parents, medical professionals and caregivers who follow us. Occasionally we miss something, but overall we think we’re doing a pretty good job of keeping you informed.  Still, quite... 

Child Health & Safety News 5/08: Racism Impacts Children’s Health

Child Health & Safety News 5/08: Racism Impacts Children’s Health

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In this week’s Child Health News: 16 children hospitalized with gunshot wounds each day http://bit.ly/2pf2ujt Welcome to Pediatric Safety’s weekly “Child Health & Safety News Roundup”- a recap of the past week’s child health and safety news headlines from around the world. Each day we use social media to communicate relevant and timely health and safety information to the parents, medical professionals and caregivers who follow us. Occasionally we miss something, but overall we think we’re doing a pretty good job of keeping you informed. But for friends and colleagues... 

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 is Sensory Friendly TWICE in May

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 is Sensory Friendly TWICE in May

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AMC Entertainment (AMC) has expanded their Sensory Friendly Films program in partnership with the Autism Society. Twice this month, families affected by autism or other special needs have the opportunity to view a sensory friendly screening of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, a film that may appeal to both younger and older audiences on the autism spectrum.  As always, the movie auditoriums will have their lights turned up and the sound turned down. Families will be able to bring in snacks to match their child’s dietary needs (i.e. gluten-free, casein-free, etc.), there are no advertisements...