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DES MOINES, Iowa /ScoopCloud/ -- Stride Autism Centers ("Stride"), a mission-driven provider of evidence-based therapy for children with autism, today announced that it has expanded to serve families at four centers throughout Iowa. Stride is now actively enrolling clients at all four locations, including Clive and Johnston in the Des Moines metro area, Cedar Rapids, and Davenport in the Quad Cities.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- March 30, 2021 marked the 23rd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS), a celebrated children's environmental health and justice coalition, founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina's two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- California IVF Fertility Center, a full-service infertility treatment center based in Northern California announced the second annual infertility awareness campaign. The center will accept video applications from now through April 17, 2021. The 5 selected recipients will receive free fertility services that may include IVF, a tubal ligation reversal surgery, and a donor egg IVF cycle.
EAGLE, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- "Eli and Mort's Epic Adventures Colorado Summer Road Trip" by Elyssa Nager provides a captivating outlet for families interested in a Colorado road trip. The book, published by Resort Books Ltd, is ideal for children aged 3 to 12, brings to life favorite places to visit across the Mile High State.
Participating Colorado Optometrists Give Infants One-time No-cost Eye Exam Through National InfantSEE® Program
DENVER, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- Leaders in Colorado eye health advocacy, the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) and 2020 Eyes Colorado, announce that participating local optometrists are offering no-cost comprehensive eye exams to infants 6-12 months of age regardless of income or insurance.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book in a new self-care series and it's the answer to caring for a child with high needs in our "sacrificial mom" culture. "Everyday Self-Care and Your High Needs Child" follows author Natalie Brobin's journey.
Tickets and sponsorships available for Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida Virtual Events
FORT MYERS, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida (PPSWCF) is excited to announce highly anticipated speakers for its large-scale virtual fundraising series - "The Naked Truth."
Kids Read Now continues literacy partnership with schools, eliminating the summer slide for Michigan students
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. /ScoopCloud/ -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Michigan, including Brighton Area Schools, Grand Haven Public Schools, Forest Hills Public Schools, and Coopersville Area Public Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer.
Midwives for an Equitable and Sustainable Future: ACNM Extends Year of Nurse and Midwife, Begins Decade of the Midwife
SILVER SPRING, Md. /ScoopCloud/ -- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization extended the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife into 2021 in Europe, to celebrate and recognize the hard work of nurses and midwives fighting the pandemic. The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) supports this decision and hereby extends this recognition to the United States.
ROSELAND, N.J. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation thanks Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming for making statewide proclamations declaring March 2021 as SUDC Awareness Month.
TimeoutIQ App Allows Parents to Remotely Manage Kids’ Screen Time and Helps them Learn Something Too
TORONTO, Ontario /ScoopCloud/ -- Kids' screen time has soared during the pandemic, yet parents are reluctant to restrict it because it's their primary way of learning, socializing and playing. TimeoutIQ has the solution. It helps parents to subtly manage screen time, and challenges kids with educational content at their grade level while playing games, watching videos or engrossed in social media.
Senate Reintroduces Legislation to Federally Invest in Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) Program
SILVER SPRING, Md. /ScoopCloud/ -- Yesterday, the Senate reintroduced the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness (MOMMA) Act, critical legislation that seeks to reduce the disparate maternal and infant morbidity and mortality rates, especially among Black and Brown birthing people and infants. The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) strongly supports the MOMMA Act.
DAYTON, Ohio /ScoopCloud/ -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Ohio, including Ansonia Local Schools, Troy City Schools, Mapleton Local School District, Greenville City Schools, and Northridge Local Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer.
Debut author, Barbara Lane, launches ‘Fictitious Truths’ – a podcast to increase the awareness of child abuse and neglect
WINCHESTER, Va. /ScoopCloud/ -- A captivating storyteller, Barbara Lane, hosts a new Podcast where she uses her powerful writing and storytelling skills to share Lucy's Story, a chronical in which she casts a five-year-old fictional character as the voice of the children she represents - a compilation of the true-life events experienced by the abused and neglected children the author has worked with over the course of her career.
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- While everyone continues to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers continue to bear the brunt of it, local businesses are struggling, and people are unsure of how to help. As founder of the popular South Bay Mommies & Daddies, a Los Angeles area community platform for parents and family-friendly local businesses, Laura Stotland was inspired to launch Project South Bay Heroes to help direct well wishes into action in the South Bay community.
Beach Cities Health District teams with South Bay Mommies and Daddies to Support Raising Happy, Healthy and Resilient Children
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- "Parents' Guide to Raising Happy, Healthy and Resilient Children," presented in partnership with Beach Cities Health District and South Bay Mommies and Daddies, is a five-part video series designed for parents of children ages 0-6.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio /ScoopCloud/ -- When Gina Marie Mordecki's daughter was raped and murdered, she prayed that her death would not be in vain. Her new book, "God's Amazing Intimacy in Grief" (ISBN: 979-8578563751), is the answer to that prayer. Mordecki's book is written to help heal the hearts of others who have experienced the tragic loss of a loved one.
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NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- NB Baby, a one-stop-shopping resource for first-time parents, recently gave its brand a fresh new look and feel. While a new website and logo gives the brand a contemporary edge, the most talked about change is the company's newfound ability to connect with parents on a variety of levels.
8th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Adds Additional Prizes for Pandemic-Friendly Participation in Both the US and Canada
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Cursive is Cool® contest will be held as usual this year after encouragement from teachers, parents and students, announced the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation today, despite some schools in the USA and Canada operating remotely, or using a hybrid model with in-person learning.
Rahoo Baby allows all parents to feel confident about their baby’s developmental milestones with new virtual offerings via ‘Rahoo U’
BOSTON, Mass. /ScoopCloud/ -- Boston startup Rahoo Baby, a baby product company made up by a team of physicians and pediatric therapists, is launching "Rahoo U," an online classroom for parents. Launching January 25, Rahoo U teaches parents the most effective techniques for helping babies master the skills they need at each stage of development, and offers guidance on how parents can incorporate these techniques into their daily routines.
TAMPA, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- The C Diff Foundation will host a free, live-online, and interactive symposium on Friday, Jan. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. EST. Sponsored by Seres Therapeutics, the event is designed for patients who are being treated for a C. diff. infection in addition to those who are recovering or who have experienced recurrences. The patients, family members and caregivers will all benefit from the information and up-to-date data presented.
ROSELAND, N.J. /ScoopCloud/ -- The SUDC Foundation applauds final passage of Scarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act. This legislation was introduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Doug Jones (D-AL) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03).
DETROIT, Mich. /ScoopCloud/ -- No Fear Café, a co-learning center located in the heart of Detroit, announced the launching of its new online community, "Ready to Learn Circles." Moms and business owners, Alicia McKay and Shanna Sansom, have partnered to launch "Ready to Learn Circles" which is a new virtual program that pairs qualified instructors with early learners ages 2-6, for live, remote, daily Circle Time sessions.
Professional Child Photographer Reveals Trade Secrets in New Online Course: ‘How to Photograph Your Kids’
LARCHMONT, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- There's an old adage, "A picture is worth a thousand words," and Jane Goodrich, an award-winning, New York-based photographer, is ready to teach people how to create images of their kids that will speak for themselves. Her new online course, "How to Photograph Your Kids," teaches people how to take world-class images that will surprise and delight.
CHICAGO, Ill. /ScoopCloud/ -- As we zoom into the future in 2021, we see first-hand that the universe is filled with limitless opportunities. There's a real competition in the "race for space," and Sandra Snowden, aka Celestina, Ambassador PLANETXXI, has just entered the race with plans of her own to create The Eco City of the Future on PLANETXXI.
The Vaccine for Racism, Inequality, and Hate Has Arrived in The Form of a New Children’s Book Series
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Author/Educator and Chiropractor based in Santa Monica, Dr. Todd Gewant, today announced the release of his 2nd book in the "What I Wish I Was Told" children's book series, "What I Wish I Was Told: Part 2: A Poetic Guide To Unite Us All" (ISBN: 979-8696235394).
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. /ScoopCloud/ -- The best teachers truly care about their students' lives both inside and outside the classroom, and Denise Shields of Creative Kids Preschool -- and now also Creative Kids Virtual Preschool -- is proving that by her actions during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a press release from the school.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. /ScoopCloud/ -- "The Big Book of 'Why' for Parents" (ISBN: 978-1510758162) authored by Clifford Dale James, III, MD, a board-certified Tennessee pediatrician, and published by Skyhorse Publishing, is an ideal resource for any new parent. It's filled with 75 tips and tricks to help new parents feel confident that they're doing the right thing.
DUXBURY, Mass. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Mom's Choice Awards has named Bounce Box as among the best in family-friendly products and services based on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost.
PHOENIX, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- Colombian model, Bella Zuniga, and her partner, Luiz Gohara, a Brazilian baseball player, are excited to announce the birth of their healthy baby girl, Emilia. She was born in Arizona on July 23 and is the couple's first child together. The name, Emilia, was chosen by the couple to honor Zuniga's grandmother.
BRIDGEWATER, Va. /ScoopCloud/ -- Morgan Books today announced the release of their new timely book, "Madi Goes to Virtual School" (ISBN: 979-8673380277) by author Rob Morgan. As millions of school children have returned to the classroom this fall, many of them are doing so virtually, learning from kitchen tables and laptop screens rather than the familiar flexible seating and SMART boards that define so many modern teaching spaces.
Saving Lost Kids Celebrates Winning Board Approval to Develop the Largest Care facility in the U.S. for Children Rescued from Trafficking
MEMPHIS, Tenn. /ScoopCloud/ -- Tennessee-based Pastor Brian Callies is the Founder, President, and CEO of the nonprofit "Brian Callies Foundation" as well as head of "Saving Lost Kids." Over the last four years these organizations have built a remarkable reputation for being a powerful force boldly addressing the issues of missing, exploited, and trafficked children in effective ways.
Mom of Three Autistic Boys Pens Book About Navigating the Pandemic and Sobriety with Grit, Humor and Love
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- The global pandemic has average parents becoming teachers, referees, cooks, therapists, and so much more. One mother, Melanie Donus, took on the extra challenges of parenting three autistic boys while leaping into sobriety and published a book about the experience.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- As families transition from summer activities to virtual, in-person, or hybrid schooling this fall, many caregivers are concerned about providing their children with activities that are fun and educational. Green Kid Crafts, a subscription box service centered on STEAM and nature-based activities, launched their Kitchen Table STEAM program on September 2 to give families extra support this fall.