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Pa. Man Charged with Attempted Murder for Beating 2-Month-Old Boy So Badly That He Made a ‘Loud Screeching, Unusual-Sounding Cry’: DA

A Pennsylvania man is in jail on $1 million cash bail for allegedly attacking his two-month-old baby boy two days in a row. Daniel Rohloff, 33, stands accused of attempted murder after being arrested on Wednesday. Authorities allege that he severely beat his child, Landon Rohloff on Monday and Tuesday of this week–and that evidence of those beatings was caught on surveillance footage.
Montgomery County, PAfox29.com

DA: Montgomery County man charged in beating of 2-month-old son

NORRISTOWN, Pa. - A Montgomery County man is facing charges after prosecutors say he severely beat his 2-month-old son, leaving the infant with subdural hemorrhages, bruising and lacerations to his liver, and bruising on multiple areas of his body. District Attorney Kevin R. Steele charged 33-year-old Daniel Rohloff with attempted...
Stanford, CAstanford.edu

Students organize school supply drive to support local families

Undergraduate Human Biology students Gaby Escobar and Nadia Segura are asking for the Stanford community’s help for a back to school drive they have organized with the Department of General Pediatrics to support youth in the community. When the COVID-19 pandemic began last year, Stanford undergraduate students and Human Biology...
Congress & Courtslexblog.com

Rep. Castor Reintroduces Bill to Rewrite the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

Yesterday, Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL) introduced an updated version of the “Protecting the Information of our Vulnerable Children and Youth Act” (Kids PRIVCY Act), which would make broad changes the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Rep. Castor introduced a similar bill in early 2020, but it stalled alongside other proposals to overhaul the federal children’s privacy law last year.
Cell PhonesNews-Medical.net

Virtual reality application helps prepare children for MRI examination without fear

You hear the noises, but they don't bother you at all": Since 2019, the "Pengunaut Trainer" has been preparing children for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations through role play. The app was developed under the leadership of the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) and the Essen University Hospital (UK Essen). It can already be downloaded free of charge for many smartphones. With a funding of $117,000, the trainer is to be expanded to more operating systems and will be released in additional languages. A start-up - founded by alumni of the UDE - is significantly involved.

Getting Kids Ready for School in Person

As the sunny days of summer fade into fall, parents and kids face the start of another school year. The back-to-school season this year stands to look a little different than those in the past—especially since many students will be going back to in-person schooling for the first time in almost two years.

Child Rights' Experts Warn that Displaced Children and Young People Risk Being Wiped Out of the Education System

Jean Marie Ishimwe (Kenya), a Refugee Youth Representative addresses a high-level roundtable convened by UNHCR and ECW, the UK and Canada. Credit: Joyce Chimbi. NAIROBI, KENYA , Jul 27 2021 (IPS) - The difficulties in accessing education faced by children and young people forcibly displaced from their homes were today laid bare in a virtual high-level roundtable convened by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the UK and Canada.
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DA: MontCo Father Charged With Attempted Murder In Severe Beating Of 2-Month-Old Son

A Montgomery County father was charged with attempted murder in the alleged beating of his 2-month-old son, authorities said. Daniel Rohloff, 33, of Bridgeport, left Landon Rohloff with rib fractures, both new and healing, bilateral subdural hemorrhages, bruising and lacerations to his liver, and bruising on multiple areas of his body, according to the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office.