holidays

Silhouette of 2 adults and 2 children on a winter background - Part 2
Wed, December 19, 2018
A few weeks ago, Project GROW Supervisor Elizabeth Asen shared Part One of behavior management techniques and activities that may help families create structure and routine during school breaks. Below you will find Part Two. Have you tried any of the tips? Feel free to comment on our Facebook page or email communications [at] yai.org , and we will feature your stories on our website. Break Management Tips for Families with I/DD: Continue communication with friends.  Provide opportunities for...
holiday wreath, decorations, gift and notebook
Wed, December 05, 2018
YAI, Blackberry Productions, and the friends of Reverend Rhonda are hosting a Holiday Literacy Extravaganza for children in need at the renowned Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square, New York. This holiday event is on December 15, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. More than a hundred and fifty children will be treated to a buffet breakfast and plenty of exciting activities including arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and an essay writing contest about gratitude. There will also be holiday books and...
Silhouette of 2 adults and 2 children on a winter background
Mon, November 19, 2018
Happy (almost) Thanksgiving! The holidays are fast approaching, and while many families look forward to having their children home, for some families, creating structure and maintaining routine during school breaks can be daunting. In YAI’s Project GROW program , we focus on behavior management techniques for caregivers that have children with developmental disabilities of all ages. Our curriculum is created to promote positive parenting techniques, encourage families to plan ahead, and support...
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