Simon Fong

How Kids with Special Needs can Build Healthy Friendships

(Aug. 25, 2011) - It can be difficult for kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) or other special needs to make friends as quickly and easily as their peers. Check out the following tips for making friends as a special needs kid and what families can do to encourage them.


'Journey Into Dyslexia': Talking with the Filmmakers

(May. 04, 2011) - A new HBO film from an Academy Award-winning team puts the spotlight on an often misunderstood learning disability.


Mind Matters Learning Center in Mamaroneck Offers New Writing Programs for Kids

(Mar. 02, 2011) - Mind Matters Learning Center, a tutoring center that opened in Mamaroneck in September 2009, will expand its programs this spring to include a creative writing club for kids. And this summer, the center will add a book club for younger students and college essay writing workshops to assist high school students with writing their college entrance essays.


Jacob Burns Film Center Receives $20,000 Grant from Con Edison

(Mar. 02, 2011) - In January, The Jacob Burns Film Center was awarded a $20,000 grant from its eco-partner Con Edison to offer free public tours that showcase the green features of the Center's Media Arts Lab.


Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester Receives Grant from United Way

(Mar. 02, 2011) - The Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester received a $22,000 grant and a three-year commitment of academic support from United Way's SmartStart program.


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