Welcome to YPAD’s Resource Page. Here you will find information about Internet Safety, Research on the Sexualization of Dance, Media and Article pertaining to the Suggestions and Guidelines, Vocabulary we use and so much more! Click the tabs for more information.
Research on the Sexualization of Children
This section covers the sexualization of young children in our society, especially young girls. One must see highlight is the Dr. Tomi Ann Roberts Interview, which is the first of it’s kind in the dance industry and will raise questions about how we allow children to dance.
Journalists, child advocacy organizations, parents and psychologists have argued that the sexualization of girls is a broad and increasing problem and is harmful to girls.The APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls was formed in response to these expressions of public concern.
Dr. Tomi Ann Roberts PhD. Sits down with YPAD about the sexualization of children in dance.
The Effects of Hyper Sexualization of Girls in the Media - Geena Davis
The Sexy Lie: Caroline Heldman at TEDxYouth
What Are We Telling Our Daughters- Women in the World Conference 2014
Seejane.org on female stereotypes in media
If you have been through YPAD’s Parenting Seminar, you know the dangers and effects of social media and the internet can have on your children, here are further resources available to help you navigate the mass of media your children are exposed to daily.
Provides education and advocacy to families to promote safe technology and media for children.
Dept. of Justice- FBI Parents Guide to Internet Safety
Makes the online world safer for kids and their families through enlightened public policy, industry best practice and good digital parenting.
internetsafety101.org -The nation’s leading Internet safety organization
Learn important information about the online sexual exploitation of children.
Computer and Smart Phone Filters
Effective ways to monitor your children’s media and communications.
Music Messaging Matters
See why what we dance to and listen to has a profound affect on our lives.
What we Wear Matters
We wish it didn't happen. It does. Here is a hand to hold on to.
Nutrition for our bodies is as important as training.
Please visit our special Nutrition Page for more details and recent blogs by our nutrition specialist!
Resources and Links:
mayoclinic.org/healthy - lifestyle (Daily guidelines for girls and boys)