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Children's Media Expert to Report on Research for Fred Rogers Center (Popularity: )
Internationally-recognized children's media expert, Dr. Ellen A. Wartella, Senior Fellow of the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media at Saint Vincent College, will report on her recent research regarding how media can be used to further young children's healthy development at 4:30 p.m. Monday, December 4 at the Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Ave., Pittsburgh. Dr. Wartella's extensive research has studied such questions as the effects of early ...

House From 'A Christmas Story' Celebrates Its Grand Opening In Cleveland (Popularity: )
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Cleveland as fans from across the country today celebrated the grand opening of A Christmas Story House. The home used in the 1983 film "A Christmas Story" has been renovated to its original movie appearance and was unveiled by its owner, Brian Jones, along with several actors from the film, including Ian Petrella (Randy), Scott Schwartz (Flick), Tedde Moore (Miss Shields), ...

Sandbox Couture and My Kids Media to Pursue Strategic Alliance (Popularity: )
Sandbox Couture, the upscale, On-Line Children’s Clothing and Accessories Boutique, today announced it has begun partnership discussions with the My Kids Media, parent company of MyKidsTunes.com, the premier on-line portal for children’s music, audio book, and educational entertainment services. The companies have been in discussions since October 15th and have agreed that there is a solid foundation for them to align their resources and finalize a go-to-market plan for optimizing ...

CDC Child Development Campaign Expands to Target More Than 400,000 Child Care Facilities Nationwide (Popularity: )
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with a coalition of national partners, is launching a new phase of the "Learn the Signs. Act Early" public awareness campaign. This childhood development campaign is designed to help increase awareness about the importance of tracking a child’s social and emotional development, including the potential early warning signs of autism and other developmental disabilities. The new phase targets more than ...

Games for Windows Titles Fly, Splash and March Onto Shelves in Time for the Holidays (Popularity: )
Flight jockeys, military tacticians and animal lovers can rejoice this holiday season; Microsoft® Games for Windows® has something for everyone. Carrying the Games for Windows branding bar, new titles available today include the highly anticipated “Flight Simulator X,” and extremely popular expansion packs “Age of Empires® III: The WarChiefs,” and “Zoo Tycoon® 2: Marine Mania®.” Also available today is the “Zoo Tycoon 2: Zookeeper Collection,” which includes the original “Zoo ...

CDC Launches Multi-state Study on Autism; $5.9 Million Awarded to Five Sites (Popularity: )
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is initiating a multi-state collaborative study to help identify factors that may put children at risk for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and other developmental disabilities. Approximately 2,700 children, ages 2 to 5, and their parents will be part of this study.CDC has awarded a total of $5.9 million to five sites - Kaiser Foundation Research Institute in California, Colorado Department of Public ...

Playskool Announces Immediate Voluntary Recall Of Team Talkin’ Tool Bench Toy (Popularity: )
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Playskool is voluntarily recalling about 255,000 Team Talkin’ Tool Bench toys, age graded 3 years and up, following the deaths of two under-aged children. The Company learned that a 19 month-old and a two year-old, playing with the oversized plastic toy nail suffocated when the nail head became forcefully lodged in their throats.“We are devastated and heartbroken by the news ...

What Parents Should Know About Learning Disabilities (Popularity: )
Learning disabilities such as dyslexia affect many children, but many parents often do not understand their causes, recognize the signs, nor know what to do to help their child overcome these challenges. According to Lance Garrison, PhD, assistant professor of psychology at Argosy University/Dallas, a learning disability is a neurological disorder, which is characterized by difficulty with certain skills such as reading, writing, mathematics, and auditory or visual processing. Learning ...

Kimberly-Clark To Webcast Mark Buthman Presentation And Q&A At Prudential’s "Back-To-School" Conference (Popularity: )
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) will webcast its participation in the 2006 Prudential Equity Group "Back-to-School" Consumer Conference from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Mark Buthman, Senior Vice President and CFO, will make a presentation about the company’s strategies for growing its global health and hygiene business and will subsequently answer questions from conference attendees. A link to the broadcast and related presentation slides will be ...

Parental cigarette use is ’double whammy’ for children (Popularity: )
A new study exploring smoking, heavy drinking and marijuana use across three generations indicates that the children of a parent who uses any of these substances are more likely to smoke, binge drink or use marijuana in adolescence and adulthood. Drug transmission across generations, the study found, was for a general tendency to use these substances rather than to use any one specifically, with the exception of tobacco. The children ...