District, Culprit Address Cyberbullying Of Student With Special NeedsThe mother of a Twin Cities boy with autism was horrified to learn her son was the victim of cyberbullying.
Doctors Warn Against Too Much 'Screen Time' For KidsThey've been called electronic babysitters. All of that technology we love, our kids love too. But you can have too much of a good thing. A report from the American Academy of Pediatrics found kids spend, on average, eight hours using some type of "entertainment media" each day. Doctors say one to two hours a day is plenty. That screen time, experts warn, can add up to health and behavior problems. Excess use of cell phones, tablets and TVs is linked to violent behavior, cyberbullying, obesity, lack of sleep and other health problems.
Officials Talk About Preventing Online BullyingProsecutors and sheriffs in Dakota, Ramsey and Washington counties are holding a forum about ways to prevent online bullying.
Talking To Your Kids About BullyingBeing the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.