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‘early childhood development’

Connecting with Children Through Play Therapy

Stephanie Fiterman, a mental health therapist at The Florida Center for Early Childhood, uses toys from her own childhood to reach children through mental ... continue reading

The McCune Family Foundation Awards $75,000 for Therapeutic Services

Contact Marketing and Communications Director Merab Favorite for information. SARASOTA – The Florida Center for Early Childhood was awarded $75,000 by The McCune Family ... continue reading

Using Trauma-Informed Care to meet the Holistic Needs of Young Children

by Dr. Johnna Brynn, director of training and professional development at The Florida Center Training Institute While trauma can have detrimental repercussions at any ... continue reading

Grants Benefit Vulnerable Children

Staff Report  Thanks to the generosity of local foundations, $107,500 was recently awarded to The Florida Center for its programs serving young children and ... continue reading

Florida Center CEO Appointed to FAIMH Board

Staff Report The Florida Center for Early Childhood’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Kristie Skoglund, has been appointed to the board of directors for the ... continue reading

Shea: Good census count critical to early childhood funding

By Kathryn Shea, President and CEO (This editorial originally appeared in the Herald Tribune on May 26, 2020) Leaders of the Florida Center for ... continue reading

Coffee with Consultants: A weekly advice vlog for parents

By Starfish Academy Social-Emotional Consultants Stephanie Essex & Yang Sandoval As a new mom, Yang Sandoval, a social-emotional counselor at Starfish Academy was having ... 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