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Special Kids Intervention Program/TIPSE is a special education program, providing NYS Core Learning Standards to developmentally delayed children. Utilizing an experiential mode of instruction, this program, in Howard Beach, provides instruction in small classes overseen by special education teachers. Each child’s individualized needs are met through a team of educators, speech, occupational, and physical therapists, and a social worker and psychologist. Parent involvement is a central part of our curriculum, and we would welcome your visit to our program to observe the exciting work that we are doing with the children. Please call Natalie Postelnek at 718-738-1800.
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Dec. 06-08: Weekend Highlights by NYMetroParents
The Company We Keep
Think twice before skipping over Uncle Charlie or your occasionally annoying neighbor when doling out party invites. Dr. Susan Bartell, a noted child psychologist, reminds us that this holiday season, we should give our children and ourselves the gift of really forgiving others their faults.
Ask the Expert: How Should I Treat My Child's Headache?
Wendy Anderson-Willis, M.D., a pediatrician at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH, shares what causes headaches in children and the treatments for a child's headache.
Ask the Expert: What Should I Look For When Choosing a Pediatrician for My Family?
A local expert shares what families should look for when choosing a pediatrician, what questions to ask a pediatrician during an interview, the qualities to look for in a pediatric office, and how to switch pediatricians.
Open Your Door to a New World: Host a Foreign Exchange
Have you considered hosting a foreign exchange student? More and younger families are deciding to host students. Here's why, plus the benefits of hosting a student and the deciding factors to consider.
Break Out of a Breakfast Rut
A registered dietician spotlights the most important meal of the day and offers tips (and recipes!) for overcoming the top three reasons kids give to skip breakfast. Time to start thinking outside the cereal box!
Fairs and Festivals in Bronx Week of September 16
See what street fairs, holiday festivals, cultural parades, and other celebrations are happening in Bronx this week of September 16. Get all the details on these fairs and festivals, including dates, start time, location, and information on special events or activities for kids and families. Most of these events are free. Whether you live in Bronx or just plan on visiting this week, these fairs and festivals offer inexpensive fun and entertainment for the whole family. To see more free and low-cost upcoming events for kids and families in Bronx, check out our complete calendar of events.
Kids Learning Loft Offers Animal Therapy, Social Skills Program
Williston Park-based therapy center for children with special needsWilliston Park-based therapy center for children with special needs now offers two new therapy programs: animal therapy and an after-school social skills peer-based program. The loft, which caters to children on the autism spectrum and with ADD or ADHD, also offers in-home therapy, speech therapy, and yoga, as well as consultation services.
Kids Theater in Brooklyn Week of July 1
Check out these free and low-cost family and children's theater performances playing the week of July 1 in Brooklyn. See if your favorite play or musical will be in town and get all the details on the performance, or just browse the theater listings to find a fun new show that your family can go see together. In the warmer months, you may also find outdoor concerts and performances, including outdoor movies. Whether you live in Brooklyn or will just be visiting during the week of July 1, you'll find plenty of entertainment in the theaters. For more free and low-cost upcoming family and children's events in Brooklyn, go to our complete calendar of events.
FREE Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn Week of July 1
Find FREE kids events and family events in Brooklyn this week, July 1, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on this week in Brooklyn's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks, for outdoor and nature activities; and in the theaters, for children's concerts and performances. Plus, get details and directions on any free fairs or holiday festivals happening this week. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Brooklyn, check out our complete calendar of events.
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