Are your children covered by Molina Health under Apple Health?
Limited Time Offer!
Complete your child’s well-care visit and earn an increased $50 Gift Card! Your child must have their well-care visit between July 1, 2023, and October 31, 2023 to be eligible for this reward. This reward is available to Washington Apple Health (Medicaid) members who are 6 through 17 years of age.
Molina offers many benefits:
Financial incentives for completing well-check visits, immunizations, and ADHD follow-up visits. Click the links here (available in Spanish and English) to about the Walmart or CVS gift cards. Apple Health (Medicaid) Member Rewards | Molina Healthcare of Washington
Free annual membership to Boys & Girls Clubs in Washington state
For ages 6-18 get a free annual membership to Boys & Girls Clubs in Washington State? They can have access to:
· Free club access during open hours; after school, open as late as 7:30 p.m.
· Summer Club access
· Free after-school programs focused on healthy lifestyles, fitness, and homework support
· Most clubs provide a free snack or a meal
· Some clubs may provide free transportation from your child’s school to the Club
Click here for more information!
Fighting Chronic Disease
The Heckman Equation
Posted: May 1, 2014
New research from economist James Heckman and colleagues shows that quality early childhood programs that incorporate health and nutrition help prevent adult chronic disease.
Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K
The New York Times
Posted: January 17, 2014
“Nearly two decades ago, a landmark study found that by age 3, the children of wealthier professionals have heard words millions more times than those of less educated parents, giving them a distinct advantage in school and suggesting the need for increased investment in prekindergarten programs.
Now a follow-up study has found a language gap as early as 18 months, heightening the policy debate.”
‘Nature is a Powerful Teacher’: The Educational Value of Going Outside
Posted: January 15, 2014
“At more than 80 Boston public schools, teachers are moving the classroom outdoors.”
Genetic Influences On Cognition Increase With Age
Posted: November 13, 2013
“About 70 percent of a person’s intelligence can be explained by their DNA — and those genetic influences only get stronger with age, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.”
The Importance of Responsive Interactions for Language Learning
Medical News Today
Posted: November 5, 2013
“Young children readily learn words from their parents, grandparents, and child care providers in live conversations, but learning from video has proven more difficult.”
Posted: November 4, 2013
“Budget cuts have devastated early education funding, even though we know childhood is an important period of development.”