My children were raised in a home where Elmo, Big Bird, and Oscar the Grouch were just another part of our family. Since 1969, Sesame Street has been reaching and teaching children all over the world with comedy, cartoons, games, and songs. More than just ABCs and counting, Sesame Street has influenced our perceptions about developmental psychology, early childhood education, and cultural diversity.
This month, with the addition of Julia, a new Muppet with autism, this long-running American cultural icon has taken another important step to increase the awareness and understanding of children who are “different,” specifically children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
The big question we need to be asking ourselves now is whether this unprecedented step forward is enough.
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This board comprised of 21 youth leaders from coast to coast, ranging from ages 9-17, plays an integral role in advising and providing a youth perspective to the Alliance.
TGen values the opportunity to share its research with the community through laboratory tours. Tour guests may see first-hand the next generation sequencing technology and biomedical research laboratories where TGen scientists unlock the mysteries of canc
Be careful about the amount of weight you gain during your pregnancy. Gaining too much or too little weight can be harmful to you and your baby.
Approximately 1.1 million Americans are living with HIV/AIDS, and more than 56,000 become infected with HIV every year. One-third of them are between the ages of 13 and 29.
How do you explain Parkinson’s disease to your child or grandchild? In this personal story, Michelle Lane provides some tips.
An innovative sports play program for children with disabilities age 2-7 designed to introduce them and their families to the world of sports before their eligibility for Special Olympics at age 8.
Camp Korey offers a variety of programs for young adults whose lives have been impacted by serious illnesses or life-altering medical conditions or disabilities.
Finding the right doctor can drastically improve how supported and educated you feel, and how well your Parkinson’s Disease symptoms are managed.
Learn more about wellness retreat for people living with Parkinson’s Disease.