Tag:Children

Disabled Children in Sports Focus of Prof. Abrams’ Op-Ed in Post-Dispatch

January 7th, 2014

Each December, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial page publishes Prof. Doug Abrams’ op-ed article presenting the year’s “Top 5 Youth Sports Stories.” By showing the support that youth athletes with disabilities win from other players, this year’s

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Books Worked on by Prof. Desnoyer Win Major Awards

December 17th, 2013

Assisting author Brad Meltzer, Prof. Brad Desnoyer researched and drafted the nonfiction books Heroes for My Son and Heroes for My Daughter. The companion books, published in 2010 and 2012, were immediate New York Times Bestsellers. Now,

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Prof. Abrams’ Articles Liken Cyberbullying Victimization to Educational Disabilities

November 25th, 2013

The Missouri Law Review has published Prof. Doug Abrams’ article, “Bullying Victimization as a Disability in Public Elementary and Secondary Education.” The article is part of the Review’s 2012 symposium, “Cyberbullying: Emerging Realities and Legal Challenges,” which

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Prof. Abrams Interviewed about Youth Coaches’ Decisions that Clash with Parents’ Values

November 18th, 2013

Over the objections of some parents who did not permit their sons to attend, a Corbett, Oregon middle school football coach recently held the team’s year-end awards dinner at a nearly Hooters restaurant. On WFAN, New York’s

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High School Football Concussions Focus of Special Report Featuring Prof. Abrams

November 14th, 2013

KCTV5 in Kansas City recently aired a special report about whether Missouri high schools are doing enough to protect football players from traumatic brain injuries caused by concussions. The report found, among other things, that high school

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