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Children's Health & Safety Association

Issue 43: July 2018

November 3, 2012 - According to the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASPLA), and VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children, it is imperative to check the hearing health of your newborn by one (1) month of agebecause undiagnosed conditions that cause developmental delays can be avoided with screening. If hearing loss is confirmed, an appropriate intervention should be in…
November 10, 2012 – AMBER Alert, coordinated by the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) in the United States will be integrated into Google's Public Alert platform, which aside from AMBER Alerts delivers a number of emergency alerts such as storm warnings, evacuations notices, and other public safety announcements. An AMBER Alert will appear in Google 'Search' and…
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November 9, 2012 - Upon examination of Canada's adherence to the 'Convention on the Rights of the Child', the United Nations (UN) voiced strong concerns with the Federal Government, for the second time, citing they lacked accountability and a clear strategy to improve conditions for vulnerable children in the following areas: The lack of progress in reducing Canada's child poverty…
"Rare diseases affect about 1 in 12 people in Canada.  Many of these diseases have serious consequences for patients and their families and most have no treatment.  It is estimated that 80% of rare diseases are genetic, and 75% involve children."  Excerpt - Orphanet Canada 2012 On October 3, 2012, the Harper Government proposed a regulatory framework for 2.8 million…

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