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May 2, 2017

Ceremonial groundbreaking for outdoor classroom to be held May 22

Over the past year, the Margaret Noecker Nature Center council has worked hard to raise funds to bring The Parish School its first certified outdoor classroom. Named “Little Acorn Park,” funding has been secured for this project through individual and foundation gifts, and is ready for construction to begin this summer. A ceremonial groundbreaking will be held Monday, May 22 at 9:30 a.m. at The Parish School.
Apr 18, 2017

Household chores to enhance development

This April, not only are we celebrating Occupational Therapy Month, but we also mark the centennial celebration of the occupational therapy profession. This month, as you begin tackling "spring cleaning" around the house, we encourage you to involve your child in these daily jobs to enhance their development.
Apr 4, 2017

What is a Language Disorder?

Understanding language disorders and what they look like in a child.
Mar 6, 2017

Making everyday experiences language rich

Between afterschool activities, therapy appointments and your to-do list, it can hard to find time to fit in extra practice for your child’s speech-language therapy. Parents can support their child’s expressive and receptive language goals making everyday activities (and even the extra special ones) more intentional. While many parents do this naturally, here are three simple ways to focus on building a language-rich experience.