Introducing CWA

Child’s World America is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness and to being a force for positive change for America’s children.

The thousands of committed individuals and organizations helping children need their own community. We must learn, collaborate, share, and work together to make a difference.

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Become A Member

Are you a physician, educator, social worker, coach, researcher, academic or in some other way, working with or for children? Their well-being is relying on us as a society to not let them fail!

Membership in the national organization is open to all. We seek to build a robust community of cross-sector professionals and organizations who work with and for children.

cwpres-logo-hdmdChild’s World PRESENTS is a producer of educational and entertaining events surrounding the issues of well-being of America’s children. The events are designed to bring together members of the public and foster a growing sense of community around the needs of children. Topically-relevant film screenings, notable speakers, roundtable discussions of current issues, symposia and conferences offer venues for the gathering of folks with common interests in children. Learn more   View Event Calendar

CW News TileChild’s World NEWS is the official news publication of Child’s World America that features original content by and for those who care about childhood issues and the well-being of children in America. Physicians – Educators – Academics – Nonprofit Practitioners – Researchers – Athletic Coaches – Librarians – Policy Makers and more. Initially produced as a blog, it highlights: Opinions, Editorials, Professional Profiles, Organizational Profiles and Featured Columnists. Learn more



Before the Zika Virus: A Look Back at Rubella and Microcephaly

The Zika virus in the news these days reminds us of another microcephaly-causing virus which scourged our world in the not-so-distant past. In the years right before the Two Peds doctors were born (late 1960s), the ... Read More

Child Sex Abuse by the Numbers: Why Sports Must Be the Next Frontier in the Protection of Children

The headlines on child sex abuse have been dominated for years by issues from the Catholic Church, culminating with last year’s Oscar-winning movie, Spotlight. There have been other scandals, of course, like Penn State, the ... Read More

Leisure Time in a Small Town

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The Religious Liberty Draft Executive Order and the Risks to Children

Much has been written about the draft religious liberty executive order that was leaked. The order is so transparently anti-LGBTQ, anti-same sex marriage, and anti-abortion, it is easy to assume these familiar issues exhaust its ... Read More

How Retained Primitives Could Affect Learning Disabilities

We are all born with primitive reflexes. Their presence is critical to the survival of the infant. They serve as the training wheels for the brain early on in the infancy and show that the ... Read More

Overuse of Medication in Foster Children

If you are a foster child getting medications for emotional and mental health issues in the United States you may be getting more than you need. A 2011 report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) ... Read More