Helping abused children heal

AHA News

The youngsters enrolled in the preschool program at Cincinnati (Ohio) Children’s Medical Center are not your ordinary kids. Everyone is a victim of serious abuse or neglect.

The Therapeutic Interagency Preschool (TIP) program uses psychiatrists, mental health, speech, and occupational and physical... read more

Topic: Community Health
Tags: child health, Community health, Community Connections

Brainy Camps teaches special needs kids how to be smart about managing illness

AHA News

Brainy Camps is a funny name. But this summer camp is serious about teaching kids with special needs to live wisely.

Brainy Camps does more than allow children to experience bunk beds and rope courses every summer. It has helped children with chronic illness learn how to control their disease by building... read more

Topic: Community Health
Tags: child health, Community health, Community Connections, chronic conditions

Healthier future begins with healthy smiles for 'Frisbie Smiles' kids

AHA News

Frisbee Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.H., sees a healthy smile as the beginning of a healthier future for hundreds of youngsters in its communities.

Since 1999, the hospital’s school-based dental education program, Frisbie Smiles, has partnered with local schools to provide dental screenings and... read more

Topic: Community Health
Tags: child health, Community health, Community Connections

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