Items Tagged ‘children with disabilities’

How this pediatrician is working to protect the health of incarcerated kids

March 12, 2018

How this pediatrician is working to protect the health of incarcerated kids

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

Los Angeles County has the largest juvenile justice system in the nation, consisting of more than 8,000 minors detained in juvenile halls and probation camps each year. With many adolescents facing imprisonment at a young age, Dr. Elizabeth Barnert has made it her mission to understand the impact of juvenile incarceration on youths and how […]

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Tags: adolescent psychiatry, child psychiatry, children with disabilities, dr. elizabeth barnert, incarceration, juvenile incarceration, legislation, minors, pediatrics, policy, public health, public policy


February 26, 2018

UCLA’s Best Kept Secret

By proudUCLAmom proudUCLAmom

I am the proud mother of a gorgeous, funny, helpful and talented little boy who has a disability. During one of our visits to his Developmental Specialist, it was mentioned that he may benefit from attending the UCLA Intervention Program. I was amazed that such a program existed, let alone in UCLA. I am an […]

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Tags: children with disabilities, children's health, Developmental Specialist, family, patient stories, teacher, UCLA Intervention Program