The Florida Center Awarded $8,000 Grant from Autism License Plate Proceeds 

The grant will expand the organization’s ability to provide autism screenings and support programs that help individuals with autism receive specialized services.  (November 10, ... continue reading

The Florida Center for Early Childhood Welcomes Kate Reed as its Chief Philanthropy Officer

Reed is a champion for children and passionate about connecting philanthropists with causes that make a difference in people’s lives and our community. (November 7, ... continue reading

The Florida Center for Early Childhood Receives $1 Million Grant to Strengthen Programs and Capacity

As part of The Florida Center’s Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health program, therapists provide individualized interventions unique to each child’s developmental needs using ... continue reading

Behavior is Communication

For young children, behavior is communication that’s used to meet needs. It’s how they let you know they either want something or want to ... continue reading

Safe Sleep Practices for Babies

Safe sleep practices are the cornerstone of ensuring a secure and nurturing environment for your baby during those precious early months. Creating a sleep ... continue reading

Bullying Awareness in Preschool Age Children

With one in five children 2 to 5 years old experiencing bullying it is important for parents, caregivers, and educators to realize the significance ... continue reading

Time for Bed. . .The Effects of Sleep on Your Child’s Well-Being

I don’t know about you, but when I don’t get enough sleep, I’m GRUMPY. I’ve even been commanded to “Go to bed” because of ... continue reading

Differences Between Preschool and Daycare

Let’s talk about the differences between preschool and daycare centers. They both provide licensed and high-quality care for children, but there are some distinct ... continue reading

Understanding Childhood Anxiety

Childhood anxiety is a common yet often misunderstood condition that affects many children today. It’s essential for parents, caregivers, and educators to recognize the ... continue reading

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Mind

by Melissa Bradley, Clinical Director of Mental Health Services at the Florida Center for Early Childhood Maintaining a healthy mind has become an increasingly vital ... continue reading