The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 68 children (or 14.7 per 1,000 eight-year-olds) in multiple communities in the United States has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
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Making Georgia a safe place for children is a priority for Gov. Nathan Deal, and in the month of April, the Georgia Children’s Cabinet will focus on promoting safe communities and stable families where children can thrive.
The Georgia Campaign for Grade Level Reading will celebrate its launch at the State Capitol on March 5. The event will mark Grade Level Reading Day and the beginning of Read Across Georgia Month.
When Cumi Fillion was handing out toothbrushes after lunch to students in an elementary school near Valdosta, a small boy walked up and gave her a hug.
The United Way of Greater Atlanta has pledged to support a program that will get parents talking – literally.
Halloween is almost here, and kids all over Georgia can’t wait to put on their costumes and go trick-or-treating.
Reading is good for your mind, of course, but Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., wants you to know that it’s also good for your health.
Originally published July 29, 2013
It’s easy to think that lead poisoning is a problem that disappeared decades ago, along with leaded gasoline or lead-based paints. But the problem plagues more than half a million U.S. children, more than 5,000 of whom live in Georgia.
The flu is more than just sniffles and sneezes. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a sobering reminder that the virus can be deadly, even for healthy children.