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We are thrilled to announce the winners of the second annual Cover Kids contest! A panel of judges, made up of Northeast Ohio Parent writers, editors, designers and other staffers, narrowed the original field of 200 entries for children, ages 0-17 from across the region, down to 10 winners and 13 runners-up. The winners will receive a cover photo shoot for one of the 2017-18 issues of Northeast Ohio Parent magazine. ... Read more
The Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” has been a topic of interest among teens, national media and adults. It depicts a series of tapes created before a teen’s suicide. The graphic nature of the content, including scenes of sexual violence and suicide, has experts and school districts cautioning parents about the program.
Temple Grandin, professor, best-selling author and advocate on autism, spoke to a crowded State Theatre at Playhouse Square Wednesday night to kick off the 15th annual Milestones Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference.
Bottle flipping is so 2016 for kids right now. The new craze? Fidget Spinners. They’ve been seen at school, plus local baseball fields, parks, and playgrounds. This airplane propeller-like toy (which ranges in price from $3-$10) was originally created to relieve stress for kids and adults, along with provide a calming or focus tool for those with attention disorders.
Make reading fun this summer. Children and teens — and their parents — can participate in their local library's summer reading program. We provide a list of some of the region's program offerings. Need books? We have a few to explore to put on your summer reading list, thanks to recommendations from local libraries. ... Read more
Sending all your children to camp can sometimes be a difficult feat, especially when you factor in varying interests, compete levels, schedules, age ranges — not to mention double the camp costs (even though many camps offer sibling discounts). However, for some kids, experiencing camp together it can provide a unique opportunity to connect and provide support.
Families thinking of adoption or foster care are likely to come across a group of kids — siblings — who might not only want to be placed with a family, but hope their brothers and sisters can come, too. In honor of National Foster Care Month this May, learn more about the importance of placing siblings in foster care together, including benefits for the children and the overall family unit. ... Read more
Temple Grandin, professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, best-selling author, speaker and consultant of livestock equipment and animal welfare, has become a prominent and authoritative figure for the autism community.
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