Managing Meltdowns with Mindfulness During Covid-19

By Monica Mehserle, School-Based Therapist at Lamarque Elementary School  We went from doing it all – dropping our kids off at school and picking ... continue reading

Being a “Good Enough” Parent During COVID-19

By Jennifer Gravesen, School-Based Therapist at Glenallen Elementary Many parents across the globe are under a great deal of stress due to the ramifications ... continue reading

The Giving Challenge Provides Opportunity for Support at time of Greatest Need

By Jeff Woodin, Chairman of the Board of Directors  These times are like none we have ever experienced before. For many, the Covid-19 restrictions ... continue reading

2020 Champions for Children Celebration: A Virtual Event

       Welcome to the 2020 Champions for Children Celebration: A Virtual Event CLICK HERE  to view the event program. Please join us ... continue reading

Helping your child and family navigate COVID-19

Staff Report  As we move from our normal daily routines into uncharted territory, The Florida Center for Early Childhood encourages families to view the ... continue reading

How the Coronavirus is impacting our services

Staff Report  Like much of the rest of the world, The Florida Center for Early Childhood is navigating obstacles associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. ... continue reading

The Florida Center CEO to retire after nearly 20 years of service

Staff Report Kathryn Shea has served as the CEO of The Florida Center for the last 12 years. Chief Executive Officer of The Florida ... continue reading

The Florida Center: Why It’s Worth the Drive

By Kim Williams, director of developmental Services/FASD diagnostic team For 25 years I have traveled every day from my home in St. Pete Beach ... continue reading

21 Apps Parents Should Know About

By Jennifer Garafola, School-Based Therapist at Gocio Elementary School  As a school based mental health therapist, it’s helpful to stay up to date on ... continue reading

All donations matched starting now!

Champions come in many forms. We are so excited for the opportunity presented by The Louis & Gloria Flanzer Trust – so EVERYONE can ... continue reading