August 4, 2020

Kia Motors collects over 2,000 pairs of football boots via UEFA Europa League Trophy Tour with football legends, fans

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the UEFA Europa League Trophy Tour Driven by Kia has gone online to continue its commitment to donating football boots to young Syrian refugees in Jordan #TheDreamPass encourages children to keep passing the football despite being physically apart as a way of sharing their dreams and empowering friends in Jordan Kia […]

10 things that mentally strong parents do with their children to build their maturity and emotional intelligence

By Amy Morin From Business Insider All parents should proactively practice mentally strong habits to help their children build up their own mental strength from a young age. It doesn’t have to be complicated — just spending quality time together, by doing activities that incorporate physical movement or talking through feelings, can have a real […]

US: What will the first day of school look like? Terrified teachers. Obstinate officials. Exhausted parents. Inside the city’s messy reopening battle.

By Keith Gessen From New York Mag  ln late June, while public-school students across the city were attending their graduation or “step-up” ceremonies over Zoom, the NYC Department of Education, as part of its planning for school reopening in the fall, asked every principal in the system to measure their buildings. Armed with floor plans and […]

“Stronger Together”

“Stronger Together” campaign to highlight importance of psychosocial support during times of stress and crisis July 27, 2020, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) today launched the “Stronger Together” campaign to assist communities in promoting mental wellbeing and positive coping strategies during times of stress and crisis. The […]

Cayman: Immerse Summer Camp 2020 – Register today!

From Cayman Islands National Museum CLICK HERE to register

National Paralympic Committee of Kazakhstan

Partner: National Paralympic Committee of Kazakhstan Context According to statistics from Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, the number of people with disabilities has increased by 20.7% over the past 7 years. Approximately 4% of these 680,000 people have a visual impairment. Visual impairment has a negative effect on children’s physical development, including height, […]

Study: People with Down Syndrome show gains from Brain and Physical Training

(SAN FRANCISCO CA) In a novel study among people with Down Syndrome, researchers found a 10-week combined protocol of physical exercises and computerized brain training led to a reorganization of the brain and to improved performance on both cognitive and physical measures. The cognitive training used in the study was the Greek version of the […]

Sign now: the U.S. government needs to hear us

From freedom United We need your voice. On August 15, we’ll be delivering our petition to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, asking them to block imports of FGV palm oil linked to forced labor. Your signature will strengthen our collective power as concerned consumers who want to keep forced labor off the supermarket shelves. Sign now We’re […]

A Parents’ Guide to helping children sleep

by Katie Golde From Mattress Clarity Updated: August 15, 2019 Expert Verified By: Dr. Omrit Silberstein, PsyD Raising kids involves a lot of worrying about how to keep them healthy. Are they eating enough? Getting enough activity? Making and maintaining new friendships? And, crucially,are they sleeping well? Sleep is a really important part of any kid’s health. […]

World Hepatitis Day: fast-tracking the elimination of hepatitis B among mothers and children

World Hepatitis Day: fast-tracking the elimination of hepatitis B among mothers and children 27 July 2020 – The proportion of children under five years of age chronically infected with hepatitis B (HBV) dropped to just under 1% in 2019 down from around 5% in the pre-vaccine era (the period between the 1980s and the early 2000s), […]