(Oct. 03, 2014) - Water safety is crucial for all children, especially those with special needs, as drowning is the leading cause of death after a person with autism wanders from safety. We've gathered helpful information and tips to help children with special needs learn to swim and achieve safety and independence in the water.
(Sep. 29, 2014) - Visit the Queens County Farm Museum historic site in Floral Park to be transported back to a simpler time and enjoy country-style activities for the whole family.
(Jul. 22, 2014) - CompuChild, a STEM education facility in Fairfield County, offers STEM classes for kids in Westport. Kids can learn to build robots and other machines.
(Jul. 21, 2014) - NY Kids Club, an early childhood educational and recreational program provider, recently opened its Long Island City location. The club offers preschool classes and early childhood enrichment classes.
(Jul. 14, 2014) - Musician and tv and film composer Joe Delia, who is also a member of Thieves, is now offering piano, film scoring, vocal, and guitar lessons in Tappan.
(Jul. 14, 2014) - Legoland Discovery Center Westchester recently debuted its newest attraction, Ninjago Laser Training Camp, which was inspired by Lego's Ninjago line.
(Jul. 14, 2014) - The Goddard School in Hastings-on-Hudson now offers specialized summer programs for preschoolers enrolled in its summer camp, including gymnastics, nature, and fort building.
(Jul. 02, 2014) - To celebrate Madeline's 75th anniversary, the New-York Historical Society is hosting the exhibit Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans. The exhibit includes works of art, the original manuscript, and special artifacts.
(Jun. 26, 2014) - The No Kid Hungry Campaign, NYC Department of Education, and the NBA teamed up to kick off the 2014 Free Summer Meals program in NYC, which provides millions of free meals to kids and teens during summer school vacation.
(Jun. 24, 2014) - National K to 12 education center C2Education recently opened in Stony Brook. The tutoring and test prep center offers academic help to students on Long Island, as well as helps students with college application essays.
(Jun. 24, 2014) - Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Center in Deer Park now offers two special jump times: a sensory jump time for children with special needs and a toddler jump time. During both times, the facility is closed to others to provide a safe jumping environment.
(Jun. 24, 2014) - Tutor Time, a nationwide child care and learning center, plans to open its Melville location later this month. The early childhood learning center offers infant and toddler care, as well as preschool, before- and after-school, and weekly music programs.
(Jun. 24, 2014) - Modeling Camp, a nationwide camp that teaches girls about the modeling and fashion industries, recently launched a program for younger girls, ages 8-11. The day camp in New York City runs for four days.
(Jun. 10, 2014) - Sterling Care, a Greenwich family services company, recently added its nanny placement service to help families find an in-home child care provider. Sterling Care also offers training in topics such as CPR and first aid training and organization.
(May. 21, 2014) - Get to know Eleni Skoutakis, a summer 2014 editorial intern with NYMetroParents.