Awareness

This Saturday at AMC, FROZEN II is Sensory Friendly

This Saturday at AMC, FROZEN II is Sensory Friendly

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Last updated on November 8th, 2020 at 03:00 pmSince 2007, AMC Entertainment (AMC) and the Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other special needs “Sensory Friendly Films” every month – a wonderful opportunity to enjoy fun new films in a safe and accepting environment. Saturday, Frozen II is Sensory Friendly at AMC. The movie auditoriums will have... 

Community

Top 10 Things A New Mother Must Know

Top 10 Things A New Mother Must Know

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Here are the top things every new mother should know: Don’t let the baby eat dirt (If the baby poops green…don’t worry) Don’t let the baby eat grass If the baby screams when you take away the bottle, chances are you didn’t put enough rum in it Should a rash develop, have yourself checked out immediately Mother in laws who think you are incompetent give helpful advice can become clumsy around... 

Innovations

“My Body Belongs to Me” Children’s Book: Prevent The Unthinkable

“My Body Belongs to Me” Children’s Book: Prevent The Unthinkable

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Last updated on May 4th, 2020 at 11:49 amAs a former prosecutor of child abuse and sex crimes in New York City for 22 years, I often encountered children who were sexually abused for lengthy periods of time and suffered in silence. One case in particular had a profound impact on me and compelled me to write a children’s book called My Body Belongs to Me. I prosecuted the case of a 9-year-old girl... 

Involvement

Finally – A Step Towards Safe Transport for Kids in Ambulances!

Finally – A Step Towards Safe Transport for Kids in Ambulances!

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Last updated on August 8th, 2019 at 07:02 pmIn 2008 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) convened a working group of representatives from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Emergency Medical Services for Children, the American Ambulance Association, and other key organizations and started a project called “Solutions to Safely Transport Children in Emergency Vehicles”. Finally...