Emerald Palace Practice gives new hope and strength to families and children who would otherwise find themselves alone or unsure of how to proceed to the next step in their lives.
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For Parents of Infants and Toddlers, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services in conjunction with Texas A&M and Child Care Licensing is offering FREE Online Training classes. Check it out: http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Care/Information_for_Parents/online-training.asp
dfps.state.tx.us The mission of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is to protect the unprotected -- children, elderly, and people with disabilities -- from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
For all kinds of creative minds to share and retrieve inventions: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Lego-Candy-Machine/. Here is a neat example!
instructables.com This is a great afternoon project for Lego lovers such as myself. I like making things out of Legos and candy, so it seemed fit to create this projec...
[07/19/11] Our current topic on our discussion board is "Creativity in Children with Learning Disabilities." We appreciate all comments and hope that everyone will gain some benefit from sharing their thoughts and beleifs about the subject.
Emerald is offering it's creativity challenges for children between the ages of 8 and 15. The challenges are problem solving activities with playful themes that encourage children to think outside the box and help them instill a belief in their own abilities.
All challenges are designed to work with gifted and challenged children (We beleive ALL children are gifted!). Keep posted for more information!
As posted in The Dallas Morning News Friday, July 1, 2011: THE AUTISM Society and AMC Theatres present "Sensory Friendly Films," a series for which families can bring in their own "gluten-free, caffeine-free" snacks. No ads or previews will be shown before the movie. Films in the series include Cars 2 at 10 a.m. Saturday, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows--Part 2 on July 23 and The Smurfs on Aug. 6 10 a.m. $4-$6.
autism-society.org AMC Theatres (AMC) and the Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment on a monthly basis with the "Sensory Friendly Films" program.
[07/01/11] As posted in The Dallas Morning News Friday, July 1, 2011: SCREENINGS OF Cars 2 for kids with special needs are scheduled for Saturday at all Studio Movie Grill locations. Free for kids; $5 adults. Studio Movie Grill, 11170 N. Central Expressway (at Royal), Dallas. www.studiomoviegrill.com
Here are some "smart" ideas for summer--get your children outdoors for some summer learning activities. Here's how: http://www.parentmap.com/getting-school-ready/education/getting-school-ready/go-outside-great-summer-learning-opportunities-for-kids
parentmap.com If you suspect your child suffers from summer brain drain, you have research on your side. there are lots of low- and no-cost ways to keep your child engaged in learning this summer.
Looking for a place to celebrate the Fourth of July with the whole family? Here are several offerings in the DFW area: http://dallas.about.com/od/festivalsparades/tp/Great-Fireworks-Displays-In-Dfw-Where-To-Celebrate-The-July-4th-Holiday.htm
dallas.about.com DFW celebrates July 4th in a big way -- as only Texans can. There are many places to attend festivals, celebrate and watch fabulous fireworks displays. Addison's Kaboom Town! is one of the best fireworks shows in the nation.
Since summer is upon us, here are some tips to be happy and healthy in the SUN. Check out this link:http://www.naeyc.org/files/tyc/file/V4N5/Sun_safety.pdf for sun safety!
[03/29/11] Keep on the lookout for upcoming Easter activities for children. Here are a couple. Please add others here as a resource for parents. Thank you!
[03/29/11] Allen Railroad Days Exhibit: Allen Train Depot, 100 E. Main St, 11am-4pm, Saturdays, April 2, 9, 16 and 12pm-4pm, Sundays, April 3, 10, 17
Legoland Discovery Center, Grapevine, TX will be opening tomorrow, March 30 ->visit http://www.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/dallasfw/en/index.htm for more information
legolanddiscoverycenter.com Explore educational activities and kids attractions inside the biggest box of LEGO® at LEGOLAND Discovery Center (LDC) Dallas Fort Worth. Best prices guaranteed
Found some neat things for children and their families in the DFW area:
ToysRUs Ninjago Spinjitzu (Lego) Training Camp Saturday, April 2 2:30-4:30pm ->learn new spinning techniques ->battle with friends ->get a free giveaway ->visit www.Ninjagospinjitzucamp.com for more info
[12/04/10] If you are on a special (gluten free, dairy free, low sugar, and/or heart healthy) diet, you can still enjoy the holidays with these cookie recipes...
myarmyonesource.com Army OneSource is the one source for information about programs, services and opportunities available for the entire Army Family, regardless of user affiliation to the Army or geographical location. AOS provides a common level of support for Soldiers, Families and Staff Members for services, suppor
[09/29/10] A child's diet has been known to influence behavior. Observe what your child eats and take note of concerning behaviors. Talk to your child's doctor about your concerns. In fact, a gluten (wheat)-free and casein (milk)-free diet has reported benefits for children with autism or pervasive developmental disorder (PDD).
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