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What Screen Time Can Really Do to Kids' Brains Educational apps and TV shows are great ways for children to sharpen their developing brains and hone their communication skills—not to mention the break these gadgets provide harried parents. But tread carefully: A number of troubling studies connect delayed cognitive development in kids with extended exposure to electronic media.  Document
What to Do (and Not Do) When a Child is Anxious Pointers for helping children escape the cycle of anxiety. Document
What to do When Children Bite Biting is one of the ways young children express their needs, desires, or feelings. Once you understand why and when a child is likely to bite, you can try to change situations in order to prevent it. This tip sheet provides strategies to use with children who bite. Tipsheet
When Biting Happens: Strategies for Staff, Children, and Parents This info module explores the reasons that children bite and strategies for prevention and intervention. Info Module
When We are Scared   A free webinar about stress and trauma. The animals from the book "Once I Was Very Very Scared" are here to share their story and help others learn about stress and trauma. Through story and metaphor this webinar shares common reactions to stress and begins to talk about ways we can support healing and recovery.
Which Babies are at Higher Risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome? Babies in Native American and Alaska Native families are at higher risk of sudden unexplained infant death, despite years of effort to reduce the toll. African-American families also face higher risk. Document
Why Play? Play is and always has been an important factor in enabling each individual to develop to his or her optimum potential. Play experiences are essential to the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children and youth. Through play a child uses his creativity while developing his imagination, dexterity, physical, cognitive, and emotional strength. Website
Your Child: Development and Behavior Resources The University of Michigan Your Child site has a links of information regarding children with special health needs. The site has information regarding heart disease and asthma/lung conditions. The site also contains information on immunizations, injury prevention, nutrition and CPR/First Aid to name a few. Website