Newborn Screening Saves Lives: What Parents Need to Know

Elisa Seeger’s son, Aidan, was 6 1/2 years old when he started having vision problems. Seeger thought his son just needed glasses, but after what he called the “diagnostic adventure” that went from one specialist to the next, he learned that his son had a rare genetic neurological disorder. adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD). The once active, sports-loving, …

7 Tips for LGBTQ Parents to Help Schools Fight Stigma and Ignorance

By Abbie E. Goldberg, Clark University Many parents want to ensure that their children are in classrooms where they and their families are respected and embraced. However, as psychologist and researcher who has Examined LGBTQ parents’ relationship with schools For over a decade, I’ve found that LGBTQ parents often have specific concerns about inclusion and …