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Archive for August, 2015:

KVC Health Systems Selected for International Brain Science Initiative

KVC is one of 15 nonprofit organization selected to participate in an initiative called, “Change in Mind: Applying Neurosciences to Revitalize Communities.”

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Kansas City Business Leaders Tee Up for Sold-Out KVC Health Systems’ Charity Golf Tournament

Funds will benefit children and families involved in the child welfare system, including thousands of youth who have experienced abuse and neglect and are in caring KVC foster families.

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Every Parent Can Build His or Her Child’s Brain

New science has found that a child’s brain develops most rapidly during the first 5 years of life. Adult-child relationships are vital to growing a strong brain and creating neural connections.

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New Book Puts a Face to Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

“Aging Out” follows the lives of 11 young people in Southern California who have recently or are in the process of aging out of the foster care system.

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Memoirs Detail Foster Care Journey and Beyond

Ashley Rhodes-Courter details her journey in the Florida foster care system in her memoirs “Three Little Words” and “Three More Words”. She hopes her books inspire others.

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KC Digital Drive Features KVC’s Innovative MyLink™ Telehealth Program

MyLink is one of the first programs in the country to apply telehealth to a foster care setting and will soon serve more than 1,000 families nationwide.

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Movement May Help Students With ADHD Concentrate

A new study suggests that hyperactive movement actually increases alertness and performance for children with attention disorders.

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