Look Before You LEAP teaches families how to protect themselves against environmental dangers such as pesticides and other toxins. Our educational materials and www.ribbet.org website gives parents all the tools they need to make important decisions that are fun, friendly…and froggy. At Ribbet.org, kids learn how to “Look Before You L.E.A.P.” (L.E.A.P. stands for Lead, Endocrine Disruptors, Air Pollution and Pesticides) in and around their homes.
Patterns of illness in American children have changed dramatically over the last century. Asthma, learning disabilities, autism, obesity and leukemia are the most common and some of the most feared childhood diseases. Mounting scientific evidence has demonstrated the aforementioned may have contributed to the increase. Why?