Teaching Children To Protect Their Bodies From Possible Sexual Abuse: A Preventative Approach

There has been a lot in the news lately about trusted members of the community sexually abusing youth. Many in the public have responded to these accusations with disbelief, surprise, denial and, of course, sadness and/or anger. While we all should be angry about sexual abuse and the predators that engage in it, when we […]

Examining the Florida Bus Case: Lessons For All Parents

As a psychologist and overall advocate for children with special needs, I am horrified and saddened by the behavior of James Willie Jones on a Seminole County, Florida school bus on September 3rd. However, I am equally appalled at the actions, or lack thereof, by the school bus driver and school district to protect Mr. […]