Awareness

Check-Out What Movies are Sensory Friendly this Month at AMC

Check-Out What Movies are Sensory Friendly this Month at AMC

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Since 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. This Saturday, December 10th, Strange World is Sensory Friendly at AMC. Enjoy the magic of the movies in an environment that’s... 

Community

How Important is Orthodontics When They’re Young…Really??

How Important is Orthodontics When They’re Young…Really??

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The ability to treat your child using a technique called “expansion” is one of the biggest benefits to early orthodontics. As its name suggests “expansion” means expanding the bone with orthopedics to allow room for the teeth. When you have a cross bite or severe crowding it often affects other normal processes. When we are able to expand the arches, it helps create a bigger airway, normal... 

Innovations

BreathableBaby Mesh Crib Liners: For Baby’s Safety AND Comfort

BreathableBaby Mesh Crib Liners: For Baby’s Safety AND Comfort

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For more than ten years, parenting experts, child product safety organizations, and new parents have been talking about the potential safety hazards of using traditional crib bumpers inside infants’ cribs despite the benefits of preventing head, arm and leg injuries. We are Dale and Susan Waters, married entrepreneurs from Minnesota who turned fear for our baby’s safety inside her crib into a mission... 

Involvement

What I Remember and Why It Matters: A 1978 Child EMS Transport

What I Remember and Why It Matters: A 1978 Child EMS Transport

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St. Petersburg, FL., the year was probably 1978 or 79. My partner and I had responded to a drowning in a large apartment complex at the north end of town. When we arrived we found a bunch of people doing or trying to do CPR. While we were getting into position to take over care a news crew arrived and began to film the action- the cameraman positioned right behind me. The child was blue and just had...