Wednesday, August 3, 2011
This is a wonderful opportunity for families with children ages birth to 5
years. Please share with family and friends....
The NYC Imagination Library is an initiative of the NYC Dept. of
Education. The goal is to promote the development of emergent literacy and language
skills that are important for every child's success in school by
encouraging all NYC parents to read aloud to their children from birth until age
Just enroll your preschool child (age 0 to 5 yrs) in the NYC Imagination
Library and a new, carefully selected, age-appropriate book will be mailed
each month in your child's name directly to your home. Books will begin
arriving at your home six to eight weeks after your registration form has
been received, and will continue every month until your child turns five.
Your child will be eligible for this program as long as you live within
the five boroughs of NYC. Please pass this information to your family and
Enroll today! and enjoy a happy and healthy summer
Saturday, July 30, 2011
The authors provide a number of lesson plans with activities designed to build on the five areas identified. Easily implemented at home, at school or in the community. This complete toolkit provides parents, educators and other professionals with everything they need to use positive psychology strategies to support people of all ages and abilities on the autism spectrum. To order,
Dr. John Taylor helps kids of all ages learn about and overcome their sensory defensiveness.
In 10 concise chapters, kids will learn how to stop overreacting and cope with sensory problems that may have seemed overwhelming to them before. Dr. Taylor shows them how to relax and have fun with:
- Taste and smell
Also included are special sections for parents, teachers and occupational therapists, so they can better help readers help themselves.
John F. Taylor, Ph.D., has also written The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD and The Early Childhood Fun Express (which he coauthored).
For more information, visit.
Friday, July 16, 2010
Check out FilmPossible Video Contest - Bringing Visibility to Disability
FilmPossible Video Contest - Bringing Visibility to
Online video contest highlights perspectives of children with
An online video contest is featuring original short films that showcase
the perspectives of children with disabilities. The filmpossible project is
aimed at "bringing visibility to disability." Online votes will determine
the winners of the contest, and entries can be submitted and viewed at
. _The Toronto Star_