A Day in the Life of a Family Support Worker

By Merab-Michal Favorite, Marketing and Development Manager  Meagan pulls her minivan up to a small white house with peeling paint and a dilapidated car ... continue reading

Is it Autism, Prenatal Substance Exposure, Genetics, or All of the Above?

By Kathryn Shea, President and CEO of the Florida Center for Early Childhood At The Florida Center, we are witnessing a growing number of ... continue reading

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: a Prevalent and Invisible Disability

by Sandy Chase, guest blogger  A mother holds her child who was diagnosed with FASD at The Florida Center for Early Childhood. Knowing about ... continue reading

Hurricane Dorian Relief

By Staff Report Update: Thank you for your amazing response for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts! We received so many supplies that Agape Flights, the ... continue reading

Don’t Miss our Annual Winter Gala

Join us in providing local children with a “happily ever after” by supporting the annual benefit for The Florida Center for Early Childhood. The ... continue reading

How to Manage School Year Stress

By: Jenna Froug, School-Based Mental Health Therapist at Brentwood Elementary It’s officially the second week of the new school year. While there is a ... continue reading

Moving Upstream: The Importance of Child Abuse Prevention Programs

By Debbie Keyso, Vice President of Healthy Families Services  Many people will point to statistics to explain why investing in child abuse prevention programs ... continue reading

Family Members ‘Major’ in Mental Health at Parent University

By Merab Favorite, Marketing and Development Manager  SARASOTA, CO.  – The Florida Center for Early Childhood’s team of school-based mental health therapists took on ... continue reading

Unplug and Connect; 4 ways to limit screen time this summer

By Kathleen Powers, School-Based Mental Health Therapist  Ahh, the dog days of summer are upon us. If given the choice, many children would opt ... continue reading

From Teacher to Mental Health Therapist; 5 lessons I learned on my journey

By Shandria Woodall, School-Based Mental Health Therapist 1). Children need safety and stability to learn and flourish I was raised in an extremely difficult ... continue reading