PROVIDING CHILDREN OF ALL ABILITIES WITH EDUCATIONAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES

Make a Sensory Bin

By: Natasha Griffin, M.Ed. Family Studies, Katie Beckett Medicaid Consultant, Penfield Children’s Center Children love to learn through play. As they explore their world, they develop skills that will [...]

Moody Kids

By: Stephanie Shabangu, Penfield Children’s Center No child is happy-go-lucky 100% of the time. And, it’s important to honor all of your child’s emotions because it’s healthy to express [...]

The Overwhelmed Parent

By: Stephanie Shabangu, Penfield Children’s Center We’ve all been there. From parenting to work to taking care of the house – life can become overwhelming! And, when you as [...]

Benefits of Kangaroo Care

By: Josie May, Penfield Children’s Center Kangaroo Care: What is it? The term “Kangaroo Care,” also known as “skin-to-skin,” was created for its similarities to how kangaroos and other [...]

Backtalk

Backtalk is a hot topic for most parents because it’s one of those behaviors that most parents just can’t stand. Being met with backtalk after asking our children to [...]

Behavior Charts

Behavior charts are great tools for encouraging children to work on positive social skills. Adults love behavior charts because they help with consistency. Kids love behavior charts because they [...]