Connecticut Children’s Educates Kids to Stay Safe

By: Luis Rivera Fire safety. Boating safety. Wearing seat belts. Protecting hearing. Hands-Only CPR. Those are just some of the lessons elementary school students learn through our annual Safe Kids Day. At this year’s event, about 100 third and fourth grade students from SAND Elementary School in Hartford gathered on the front lawn of Connecticut…

Care Coordination Forum: Building Networks, Building Stronger Families

By: Susan Roman, RN, MPH It was so inspiring to look out over the crowd gathered at our recent care coordination forum and realize that we were all there for the same reason: to find better ways to improve the ability of children and their families to access and secure much needed medical, developmental, behavioral,…

Help Me Grow National Center Hosts Nationwide Innovation Challenge

By: Kimberly Martini-Carvell Recognizing the importance of innovation in promoting children’s healthy development, the Help Me Grow® National Center (National Center) and Connecticut Children’s Advancing Kids Innovation Program (AKIP) partnered to organize and implement the inaugural 10K Innovation Challenge at the 2017 Help Me Grow National Forum. We invited the 28 Help Me Grow affiliates…