EHS Promotes Healthy Eating Habits for Families
Early Head Start Nutritionist, April Miller, educates families of the importance of eating healthy. She encourages healthy, inexpensive meal planning and easy preparation that fits today's busy lifestyles.
Race Factors in Early Education
The Race and Early Childhood Collaborative was formed to assess if and how parents and teachers discuss race with young children, to determine what developmental issues exist as they relate to positive racial identity, and to generate recommendations and encourage collaborations around this important issue.
Connecting Reading with Kindergarten Attendance
Ready Freddy partners with Public Allies Pittsburgh to improve kindergarten attendance. Since reading at grade level is key to academic success, Public Ally Joanna Kemp, assigned to Langley K-8, spearheaded a book drive that enabled each kindergartner to take home 5 books they could call their own.
Forging New Leaders through the LEND Program
The LEND Center at the University of Pittsburgh partners with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC to provide training that enhances the ability of clinicians to diagnose, treat, and manage disabilities in children and adolescents.
The Power of Simplicity
The Simple Interactions (SI) approach is a process that empowers the people who work with children to engage in positive interactions.
Aiding the Transition
OCD is evaluating and assisting the Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh as the association works with the Bhutanese population of Pittsburgh and moves to non-profit status.
Spotlight – Hazelwood Family Center
This community resource includes a reading room, infant room, dramatic playroom, computer space, conference room, a huge kitchen and a bathroom with a child-sized potty.
Homeless Young Children Webinar Resources
Young homeless children are experiencing their most critical stages of development right now. Click here for resources Ray Firth mentioned in the Littlest Residents Webinar on April 5, 2013.
Heinz Endowments funds 8 for P.L.A.Y. project licensing!
Our very own Gloria Rodriguez-Ransom, Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist, is one of 8 trainees to become licensed in The P.L.A.Y. Project Model. The P.L.A.Y. Project is an intense intervention for families of children with Autism.
Family Support Rally and Legislative Work Day
Family Support parents attend rally in Harrisburg and have individual meetings with 12 Allegheny County legislators who have centers in their districts.