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Children's Therapy Practice Adds Individual and Group Classes

Children's Therapy Practice Adds Individual and Group Classes

Sensational Development, a private occupational therapy practice for children and young adults, recently added individual and group therapy classes for residents in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Halloween Candy Buy Back Program Hosted by Merrick Dentist Office to Send Sweets to U.S. Troops

Halloween Candy Buy Back Program Hosted by Merrick Dentist Office to Send Sweets to U.S. Troops

Every Halloween, many collect more candy and sweet treats to last them the entire year. Donate extra Halloween candy at the second annual Candy Buy Back program hosted by Merrick Pediatric Dentistry and help send a smile to U.S. troops stationed around the world.

Long Beach Resident Receives Disability Leadership Award

Long Beach Resident Receives Disability Leadership Award

Dr. Jon Feingold of Long Beach received the 2012 MassMutual Disability Leadership Award for his work in the special needs community.

New York Children's Theater Festival Accepting Submissions for Spring 2013 Productions

New York Children's Theater Festival Accepting Submissions for Spring 2013 Productions

Beginning Oct. 1, 2012 through Nov. 12, 2012, the New york Children's Theater Festival will be accepting submissions for its spring 2013 productions, encouraging people from all over the world to write live children's entertainment.

Invite Reptiles to Your Child's Next Birthday Bash

Invite Reptiles to Your Child's Next Birthday Bash

My Reptile Guys, an Atlanta-based birthday party entertainment business, now offers their three party packages in the New York metro area. Each party includes reptiles visiting your home, the birthday or girl is involved in the show, and a petting zoo experience after the show.

Be the Next Children's Place Superstar

Be the Next Children's Place Superstar

The Children's Place is launching its second annual model search this fall to discover its next superstar who will win round-trip air transportation to the glamorous photo shoot and a $500 gift card to spend on all of the latest styles.

Woodbury Boutique Offers Appropriate Dresses for Tweens, Teens

Woodbury Boutique Offers Appropriate Dresses for Tweens, Teens

Fetch Boutique, located in Woodbury, sells age-appropriate, affordable dresses for all special occasions, including bar/bat mitzvah, prom, and graduations. The boutique is a "trendy, fresh, hip" store, and local teens model the dresses.

Disney Store Donates School Supplies to Boys and Girls Clubs of America

Disney Store Donates School Supplies to Boys and Girls Clubs of America

In partnership with The Walt Disney Company, Disney Store will donate 25,000 school supply kits to children at the Boys and Girls Club of America, adding a little back-to-school magic as kids nationwide prepare to return to the classroom this fall.

Two Nassau Preschools Teach Students About Special Needs

Two Nassau Preschools Teach Students About Special Needs

The Growing Tree Nursery and The Growing Tree North have piloted an American Sign Language program designed to teach preschoolers sign language. The preschools also teach students about other disabilities, like blindness, as a way to raise awareness for those with special needs.

M.A.T.S.S. Kids Gym Now Offers Dance School in Syosset

M.A.T.S.S. Kids Gym Now Offers Dance School in Syosset

M.A.T.S.S. Kids Gym has partnered with Long Island Elite Ballet Company to bring a dance school to the gym. The new program is offered at the Syosset location as part of the summer program and will also be offered as part of their after-school program.

Kids Go Crazy for the Crafty Duo's Lanyard Parties

Kids Go Crazy for the Crafty Duo's Lanyard Parties

Heidi Cohen and Colleen Demas decided to open The Lanyard Ladies after their summer camp station was a huge success with the campers. Now the duo travel all over Queens and Suffolk and Nassau counties to bring bracelet making to birthday parties.

The Baking Coach Teaches Adults, Kids the Art of Baking

The Baking Coach Teaches Adults, Kids the Art of Baking

Lisa Basini, The Baking Coach, usually teaches people the art of baking in their own homes. With the opening of her new location in Port Jefferson, she now hosts adult and kid classes as well as birthday parties.

Long Island Dad Publishes 'Diana the Organic Banana'

Long Island Dad Publishes 'Diana the Organic Banana'

Long Island author Dr. Francesco J. Caputo's children's book, which teaches kids about nutrition and healthy eating, was inspired by his daughter.

Westbury Friends School Students Take an Adventure in NYC

Westbury Friends School Students Take an Adventure in NYC

Fifth-graders from Westbury Friends School on Long Island celebrated their graduation on a school trip into Manhattan, where they delivered teddy bears to sick kids and got to see a Broadway show.

Preschoolers Learn Music in School of Rock's New Program

Preschoolers Learn Music in School of Rock's New Program

School of Rock Farmingdale is starting a new program in September to get preschoolers interested in music at an early age. This program teaches students theory through songs, instead of teaching songs through theory.

Twenty Local Schools Receive New Books

Twenty Local Schools Receive New Books

Parents, faculty, and PTA members from across the New York City area worked together to win new books from the "Books 4 Our School" campaign co-sponsored by the Brooke Jackman Foundation and NYMetroParents.

Two New Zumba Classes in Mineola Now Tailored to Children

Two New Zumba Classes in Mineola Now Tailored to Children

Dance Treatment dance studio in Mineola now offers Zumba classes tailored to typically developing children and children with special needs. A Zumba class for cancer survivors is also offered to prevent recurrence through fitness.

Free Screenings for Kids Keep Lice Out of Camps, Schools

Free Screenings for Kids Keep Lice Out of Camps, Schools

The new Keep Lice Out of Camp program at three Licenders locations provides free lice screening for kids who are headed to camp this summer. By using this service, kids won't have to go through the public screening at the camp infirmary, and lice won't end up in schools in the fall.

Fusion Academy Opens Three New Locations in NY Metro Area

Fusion Academy Opens Three New Locations in NY Metro Area

Fusion Academy, a school for children who feel anxious about or are having trouble in school, opens three new locations in Manhattan, Westchester, and Long Island. The school features one-on-one style classrooms, individualized learning plans, and support for the student and their family.

Pirate Tale Teaches Kids Responsible Decision Making

Pirate Tale Teaches Kids Responsible Decision Making

Carole Roman of Syosset, NY recently released a children's book that takes young readers on a pirate adventure while teaching responsibility and good decision-making.

Parents 'R' Talking Now Offers In-Home Birthday Parties

Parents 'R' Talking Now Offers In-Home Birthday Parties

Parents "R" Talking, an organization that offers parenting workshops, now offers in-home birthday parties that increase the amount of positive interaction between adults and kids.

A Taste Of Italy

A Taste Of Italy

Camp Italia USA, a two-week summer camp, offers Italian culture, education, and fun.

Same Dentist, Every Time

Same Dentist, Every Time

Merrick Pediatric Dentistry aims to provide patients with personal attention so they will never feel like they are “just another patient.”

Learn to Think at SMECC

Learn to Think at SMECC

Oceanside’s Science Math Education & College Consulting has one mission: teach students how to think--no gimmicks or false promises allowed.

A Dozen Special Dancers Perform at Lincoln Center

A Dozen Special Dancers Perform at Lincoln Center

Twelve young ladies from the Association for Children with Down Syndrome in Plainview, NY got the chance to perform in front of a sold-out audience at the world-famous Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center.




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