At JFTN, this month’s unit of study is Acts of Kindness. Our teachers and staff have created lessons and activities to help students develop a greater appreciation of Kindness.
We’ve got a lot of Sesame Street fans at our preschool, so we were excited to see that a new character with autism named Julia has joined their cast of characters. Children and parents can read the interactive story that introduces Julia on Sesame's Street's new autism website.
March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month (DDAM). Throughout the month we'll be celebrating the people League is privileged to serve by participating in the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities' Side-by-Side awareness campaign. The campaign will highlight community inclusion of people with developmental disabilities and illustrate their valuable contributions to workplaces, volunteer groups, schools and more.
Before elementary school. Before kindergarten. Before preschool. Children are learning. Not just learning; they are building the foundations that will support their education for years to come. Science has proved that birth to age 5 is perhaps the most important period of development in a child’s life.