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Active shooter drills are scaring kids and may not protect them. Some schools are taking a new approach.

Dr. Heidi L. Pottinger, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published in NBC News online, followed by an appearance on Daily Mail TV.  "From calling them "buddy room drills" to making school psychologists available during the…
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A child’s chronic illness should prompt your support, not pity

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published in the Arizona Daily Star.  "People around the world gather to raise awareness about epilepsy on March 26, which we observed two days ago. Known as Purple Day…
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Visit a Children’s Museum!

Cecile McKee, 2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Huffington Post. "ummer is in sight. This matters to families following a traditional school calendar because children who take an educational break over the summer…
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Education For Children With Disabilities Is A Global Right

Shirin D. Antia-2015-2016 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Huffington Post. "A recent news story about Haben Girma, the first deaf-blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, is inspiring and extraordinary...."
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Don’t Neglect the Signs of Neglect in Young Children

Ann Mastergeorge-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Huffington Post. “This spring, a few miles from my house, a landlord found the skeleton of what had been a three-year-old child in a toy box…
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The importance of everyday interactions for early brain development

Ann M. Mastergeorge-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was originally published by The Huffington Post. “Can you remember the last time you played peek-a-boo with a young child? You may think it is just a fun child's game…
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