Since 2001, radKIDS® 501c3, has become the National Leader in Children’s Safety Education. Empowering children and parents with a revolutionary skill-based curriculum, that strengthens children personal boundaries and parental confidence.
Replacing fear with knowledge, skill, and power, by enhancing a child’s critical thinking abilities and physical resistance skills, our programs provide the opportunity for children to recognize, avoid, resist, and if necessary escape violence or harm while remaining joyful and safer in our world today. For more info go to radkids.org.
We always conclude our radKID program by reading the story, Sam’s Secret; a children's book written to facilitate parent / child discussions on the very sensitive topic of sexual assault and abuse.
Every year thousands of children are abused, mistreated and found missing in incidents that can be avoided through education and training. Although parents realize how important it is for their children be taught critical safety skills, they often don't know how to initiate the necessary training. Sam's Secret is the answer.
Sam's Secret talks with kids about the importance of telling a trusted adult if someone tries to hurt them. Its intended purpose is to help children learn and remember critical safety tips that apply to the dangers of sexual abuse and assault.
"Through this book, we hope all children, especially those who have been abused or assaulted, will hear and know some very important things: No one has the right to hurt them; If they are hurt, that they are not alone and it's not their fault; and it's OK to tell," says Lisa M. Taub, author of Sam's Secret.