Half of the Bow High students working with the Boys and Girls Club children. Kaitlin Lummer reads to a student at the Boys and Girls Club —Courtesy of Michelle Hlavaz Savannah Trombly gives her book to her student. Olivia Parzick reads to her student. Friday, June 01, 2018 Print Bow NH Concord NH As a result of a Concord Chamber of Commerce education grant, on May 15, Bow High School teacher Michelle Hlavas brought students from her child development class to the Concord Boys and Girls Club and Manchester Head Start. Students shared an activity, read to the children, and then gave them each a book to take home. The high school students were responsible for selecting the books they gave to the kids. They gave away more than 120 books that were all purchased at Gibson’s Book Store. … [Read more...] about Child development class gets head start
Matthew Patane The Gazette Meet downtown Cedar Rapids’ latest advocate Tiffin is Iowa’s fastest growing city Big Grove cans coming to stores this weekend Keystone nursing home breaks ground on expansion Downtown Cedar Rapids designated as an ‘Opportunity Zone’ All articles by Matthew CEDAR RAPIDS — A vacant building off Blairs Ferry Road NE originally constructed for an outdoor recreation retailer will instead be used by Rockwell Collins. Rockwell plans to move its Child Development Center to the building, 1215 Skylee Dr. NE, at the beginning of 2019, spokeswoman Pam Tvrdy-Cleary said. The company’s Child Development Center currently is located at 5245 Northland Ave. NE. About 300 to 350 children are enrolled in the Child Development Center, depending on the time of year, … [Read more...] about Rockwell Collins to move Child Development Center
Dollar General Literacy Organization recently awarded the Jefferson City Area YMCA Child Development Center a grant for $3,000.The grant is intended to support YMCA literacy programs. It will be used to challenge the center’s 3- to 5-year-old children and their families to read 2,000 books from June 4 through Aug. 3.During this program, called “Summer Reading with Book Buddies,” groups of children will have mascots who will act as book buddies, according to a news release from the YMCA.The center educates more than 125 newborn to pre-kindergarten children during weekdays. … [Read more...] about YMCA Child Development Center receives grant
On Tuesday, April 17th, an organization called the Institute for Attachment and Child Development (IACD) was scheduled to present information about attachment therapy, a controversial treatment offered for a rare condition called Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD). Caregivers of foster children exposed to abuse and neglect are common targets for this therapy. While the scientific community continues to struggle with questions about the RAD diagnosis, national organizations involved in the care and welfare of children (e.g., American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children) have consistently identified attachment therapies as physically and emotionally harmful to children. Early versions of the treatment (e.g., “rebirthing therapy”) involved forcibly restraining children to break resistance to authority, presumably to correct problematic attachment bonds. Unfortunately, holding techniques resulted in several … [Read more...] about Letter: UW psychology faculty oppose treatments advocated by Institute for Attachment and Child Development
Academic Advantage Child Development Center has proudly served the Lincoln community since November 2004 by teaching, nurturing, and developing the future...one child at a time. AACDC has had an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau since 2005. We are a locally owned child care center; offering preschool, pre-kindergarten and school age care with three convenient locations in Lincoln, Nebraska. We currently serve central, southwest and southeast areas of Lincoln.New Location15th Street Center56th Street CenterVisit our website at www.aacdc.com for more information. With SO many child care options available, how can a parent be sure they are choosing the right one? Is there really any way to differentiate between programs and choose the best one? At Academic Advantage, we believe there is…. we invite you to search for the advantages for your child, yourself, and your community.Please, come spend some time at Academic Advantage CDC! Walk-in inquiries and Tours are … [Read more...] about Academic Advantage Child Development Center, Inc.