Kids and Violent Media: Next Public Health Crisis?

by Boston Public Radio | WGBH Boston | August 29, 2012

In response to his assertion that kids’ exposure to violent media is a public health threat, the Boston Public Radio invited CMCH Director Michael Rich, MD, to speak to them about the threats of violent media and what current government policy is and is not doing.

Listen to the excerpt here.

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The Future of Apps for Young Children: Beyond ABC & 123

by Daniel Donahoo | The Huffington Post | August 13, 2012

This article described what benefits and innovations lie in digital technology and apps designed for children. For example, many apps are designed so as to be conducive to developing children’s fine motor skills development. In a list of great apps for young children, blogger Daniel Donahoo mentioned Out-A-Bout, an app developed by VIA Coordinator Julie Polvinen, of CMCH.

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