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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. (read the story...)

Melville Family Hosts T Off 4 Autism
Six years ago, a Long Island family founded T Off 4 Autism. This year, the annual golf fundraiser and auction dinner raised $170,000 for autism research. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

New Reading Center Focuses on Teaching Children Phonics
The Academic Associates Reading Center of New York teaches children how to read by focusing on phonics, so they can properly and effectively decode everyday and school-related vocabulary. (read the story...)

Emanuel Lutheran School Offers Scholarships for Transfer Students
Emanuel Lutheran School in Patchogue is now offering scholarships for students who transfer from public schools, as well as matching funds for students who transfer from other private schools. The school also has a brand-new playground for preschoolers. (read the story...)

New Music Therapy Programs for Children with Special Needs
The Music Academy for Special Learners has added music therapy and small group rhythm socialization classes to the array of programs they offer for children with special needs. They also offer piano/keyboard, guitar, saxophone, voice, and art lessons. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

Art Studio Offers Classes to Children With Special Needs
Beth Bodenmiller opened Mini Monet, an art studio on Long Island, to teach kids that there is no right or wrong way to make art. Mini Monet offers classes to children older than 18 months, adults, and children with special needs. (read the story...)

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cartoonist Presents Workshop for Kids on Long Island
Walt Handelsman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist for Long Island's Newsday, presented a special workshop for kids at Huntington's Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts. (read the story...)

Tin Man Teaches Kids to Have a Heart
Based on a true story and written by a former teacher and musical director, the children's book "Sammy the Tin Man" aims to help kids cope with the loss of a loved one. (read the story...)

Preschool Adds Outdoor Classroom for Hands-On Learning
Building Blocks Developmental Preschool in Commack has added an outdoor classroom for hands-on explorational learning. The outdoor classroom combines multi-sensory exploration with developing environmental awareness all in a safe, child-friendly, natural environment. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

Jungle Bob Opens Interactive Visitor Center in Centereach
Jungle Bob's Reptile World will have a new family adventure this summer: The Outback. Jungle Bob, a nature conservationist, wants to educate people about the unusual animals he loves. (read the story...)

Krazy Kidz Opens New Location in Medford
Krazy Kids, a fun, health-conscious indoor play facility for kids, opened a new location in Medford. This facility is available for special events including birthday parties and end-of-the-year celebrations. (read the story...)

Artistic Gymnastics Moves To New Space, Launches Summer Camp
Artistic Gymnastics, a Suffolk gymnastics training center that has been around for 40 years, moves into a brand-new, much bigger, air-conditioned space this summer. The gym is also adding a summer camp in the new space where established students can build their confidence as gymnasts while learning to work together as a team. (read the story...)

More than Clowning Around: Ronald McDonald House Raises $500,000
The Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's 25th anniversary gala at Citi Field raised $500,000 for the organization during a night of casino games, celebrity impersonators, and flash mobs -- all for a great cause. (read the story...)

Faces of the March of Dimes
The March of Dimes has announced its 2012 Long Island ambassadors, including three local families that have first-hand experience with premature births. (read the story...)

Thousands of Parents Rally to Support Their Child's School
From public and private schools in Queens and the Bronx to those in Westchester, Long Island, Rockland County, and beyond, parents stand up to help stock dwindling school libraries with new books by voting for their child's school in the Books 4 Our School challenge. (read the story...)

Jewish Education for All Children
A 30-year-old program at a local synagogue in Wantagh provides Jewish Education and a bar/bat mitzvah ceremony for kids with special needs. (read the story...)


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