by Erin Cash Posting seemingly innocent photos of your child or teen has a sinister outcome that you may never have considered. WARNING: THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE CONTAINS ADULT CONCEPTS AND EMOTIONAL TRIGGERS Quiz: Are you in nutritional debt? Get your free customized results! Take the Quiz Your child or teen could be a poster child for…Details
YPAD (@ypad4change) on Instagram: “ALERT-YOUTH DANCERS, PARENTS AND DANCE PROFESSIONALS-PLEASE SHARE WITHIN YOUR DANCE COMMUNITIES!…” YPAD has recently received reports that several young dancers have been aggressively targeted by Instagram accounts featuring flexibility. YPAD has reported these accounts to Cybertipline and IG and investigators have been assigned. In order to keep the investigations uncompromised we…Details
Who Are Predators Targeting? Research is clear that girls are at a greater risk than boys. However boys that are gay or questioning their sexuality are at greater risk of falling victim than boys who are not. From an age perspective, research focuses mostly on 10-17 year old children. Research conducted by the National Center…Details
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Internet Safety Guidelines for Dancers, Parents, and Dance Teachers Printable Version We compiled these guidelines for Internet safety for dancers, parents, and dance professionals after multiple reports of dance students in potentially dangerous situations after meeting someone online, sharing personal information through various social media platforms or being targeted by cyber predators. Children in…Details
YPAD hears this everywhere we go. This is such an important article for parents to read. Many girls we talk to, experience this and it is only getting worse as many boys are addicted to porn. This post comes from an article originally posted by Collective Shout:“[I want] better education regarding sex for both boys and…Details
Just why do intelligent middle-class girls send explicit pictures of themselves to boys? | Daily Mail Online
YPAD knows this to be unfortunately true and this article is a great eye opener as to how often teens are sexting. This is also how many sex predators are caught in the dance industry. Parents please be mindful of what your teens are sending. Beth White, 17, from Stockport, Greater Manchester, began sexting when…Details
Online violence against women is a threat to gender equality worldwide, a new report by a U.N. group makes clear.
A San Diego man was in custody Thursday, accused of sending explicit material to an 11-year-old girl featured on the reality TV show “Dance Moms.”