By Matthew Hess, CEO, First Children Services
It is April 5, 2020 and we have been in our government ordered quarantine for going on three weeks. Schools have[...]
Tucked away behind the Two River Bank on South Ave. in Fanwood lies the Old La Grande School. The school was renovated by Children’s Specialized Hospital in the [...]
By Jay S. Cohen, M.Ed
Supervisor of Transitions/Balance Programs
Some students feign illness to skip going to school. Here, at First Children Service’s[...]
By Pam Radel, Director of Child Care
I am proud to say that for the last 20 years, I have been the director of an inclusive child care program. Some of you[...]
By Susan Goldman, MEd, Director, Community Educational Services
I totally missed it! If I knew then what I know now, what a different impact I would’ve[...]
What if I get lost?
Will I make new friends?
What if I don’t like my new teacher?
Will I have someone to sit with at lunch?
What if someone picks on[...]
By Michelle Critelli, OTR/L
Everyone knows a person or child who has at least some of the above issues. It may even be yourself and you never knew why[...]
BY ANGELA CLEVELAND, M.S.ED., M.ED., MA
Excerpt from NJEA REVIEW April 2016 Edition
It can start gradually with a pattern of requests from a student:[...]
By Jay Cohen, M.Ed. A student’s ability to learn is often impacted by anxiety disorders. Although these kids might easily maintain average and above academic[...]
What is the New Jersey Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Mandate?
In 2009, the New Jersey Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Mandate was passed[...]