What’s Wrong With Being Bored?
By Tanya Gesek, Ph.D. “I’m bored!” How many… [more]
Parent Corner: Transition to Summer
By Tanya Gesek, Ph.D. I remember the last few weeks… [more]
Behavioral Therapy for ADHD: Recommendations Ignored?
Recommendations from the American Academy… [more]
Blue Lights For Autism Event
April is Autism Awareness Month! April 2nd is National… [more]
Wonder Works Sensory Night!
WonderWorks Indoor Amusement Park at Destiny is pleased… [more]
New Sesame Street Character with Autism, using puppets to create awareness
Sesame Street now has a character with autism. Click… [more]
KidSpeak in the Community!
Check out the picture of Mary and Charissa at Bear… [more]
By Tanya Gesek, Ph.D. “I’m bored!” How many parents are hearing these words? Especially in the summer while the kids are on vacation?? My response? “Good.” We have become a generation of families that seem constantly on the go. As parents, we feel like failures if our children are not scheduled every minute of the […]
By Tanya Gesek, Ph.D. I remember the last few weeks of school as a child. So excited to finish the year, and get on with vacation. Most assume that kids look forward to summer vacation and the carefree nature of nothing to do. So why is your kid freaking out? Why is your kid all of a […]
Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) that behavioral therapy be used as first-line therapy for very young children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appear to go largely unheeded, new research suggests. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in Atlanta, Georgia, states that only 55% of young children […]
April is Autism Awareness Month! April 2nd is National Autism Awareness Day. On this day, buildings all over the world will be lit in bright blue to kick off Autism Awareness month. The MLW Developmental Evaluation Center, in collaboration with CNY Autism Society, has invited Syracuse’s downtown and surrounding buildings to join this international effort by […]
WonderWorks Indoor Amusement Park at Destiny is pleased to announce Sensory Night! This fun-filled evening will involve limited stimulation for children with special needs. There will be lowered music, no loud exhibits, stopped inversion tunnel, etc. Sensory nights will take place on the first Tuesday of every month, from 4pm to 8pm. $9.99 WonderWorks General […]