Children and Windows: A Dangerous Combination

Children and Windows: A Dangerous Combination

Coral Springs, FL – April 7, 2020 –  Every year, more than 3300 children younger than 5 years of age are treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments for injuries related to falls from windows – that’s about 9 children every day. Older children are also...
Supporting Families during COVID-19

Supporting Families during COVID-19

Some helpful resources from the Child Mind Institute Website: Supporting Families During COVID-19 Tips for Calming Anxious Kids How to Avoid Passing Anxiety on to Your Kids Helping Children Cope With Grief   Please follow and like us on social...
Learn the Facts About Kids and Railroad Safety

Learn the Facts About Kids and Railroad Safety

Rail Safety is important and we’re teaming up with Union Pacific Railroad to help keep kids safe around trains and railroad tracks. We have a new research report that explores how and why children are getting hit by trains, and why parents aren’t recognizing the...
Booster Seats: The Just-Right Fit for Your Older Child

Booster Seats: The Just-Right Fit for Your Older Child

Kids are often in a hurry to grow up, but the car is one place where it’s critical to not let them get ahead of their actual growth. Reports show that a child 1-13 years old is involved in a motor vehicle crash every 32 seconds, and year after year, crashes are the...
PAF Announces Casino Night – Corporate Sponsorship Opportunity

PAF Announces Casino Night – Corporate Sponsorship Opportunity

Dear Friends and Supporters of Children’s Safety: On September 14th, 2019, the Pediatric Associates Foundation will celebrate over 10 years of serving Florida’s children. This celebration dinner and casino night will honor friends and supporters of the Foundation and...
Child Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

Child Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

June is National Safety Month, so let’s talk about a problem many Americans aren’t aware of: unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death for our children. Surprised? You probably thought it was cancer or another disease, but no, it’s injuries: drowning,...