Volume 7 Issue 1 A monthly newsletter published by MKSA LLC January 2020
Happy New Year
Happy New Year to all of our families, providers and colleagues. We look forward to a wonderful year ahead and wish everyone a healthy, peaceful new year!
Winter Break Activities
Winter Break is around the corner, and if you are looking for things to do with your children, take a look at the links below. Activities include Chinese New Year celebrations, museum activities, sensory-friendly theater performances and more! Have fun.
Track Your Child's Milestones
Have you seen the CDC Milestone Tracker App? It's a wonderful resource that allows you to track your child's developmental milestones. It also has age-appropriate tips and activities, milestones quick views, warning signs, and appointment tracking. It's a great way for families to track their child(ren)'s development and support their development at all ages. Take a look here.
Travel With A Special Needs Child
Many families have getaways planned for one of the upcoming school breaks. For those with a special needs child, there is additional planning and considerations involved. For some tips to help you prepare, read more here.
We Have EI ABA Groups!  
Small group activities/1:1 discrete trial instruction/Opportunities for socialization   
I ncludes Parent Support Group, Family Training

DAYS & TIME:          
ABA Group Monday-Friday: 9-10:30 AM or 11AM-12:30 PM
Scheduled Family Training:  2x/month 
Support Group:  1x/week 1 hour (during class time)
PLACE:   125 E. Bethpage Road, Plainview NY 11803 (entrance at MKSA awning)
On Nassau/Suffolk border—convenient to both counties
Parent/Guardian must stay on location. Parent mileage reimbursement available. (PMR)
STAFFING/RATIO: Special Educator and 1:1 aides, maximum 6 children (supervised by BCBA/LBA)
DESCRIPTION OF CHILD APPROPRIATE FOR GROUP: Child with Dx of ASD
GOALS/PURPOSE OF GROUP:
· Individual IFSP and learning readiness goals addressed through principles of ABA
· Socialization goals addressed through principles of ABA
· An individualized program will be developed for each child
· Data collection taken on all goals
· Programs overseen by BCBA/LBA

  There are no classes the following weeks:
Presidents' week (Winter break) - Easter-Passover week (Spring break)

For more information: Contact JoAnn, ext. 220 or by email. Download flyer here.
Check Out Our Free Workshops!
Be sure to regularly check our  Event Calendar! MKSA offers free provider workshops. These give our providers opportunities to stay current on issues while maintaining their professional development hours. And we want to connect with families--whether in our program or not--to provide information and strategies on typical childhood topics. We hope to see you soon!
What are YOU reading?
Our list of recommended books continues with a theme of kid activities:
-The Never Bored Kid Book by Evan-Moor
-The Ultimate Toddler Activity Guide: Fun & Educational Activities to Do With Your Toddler by Mrs. Autumn McKay
-The Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri
January is...
National Oatmeal Month, Hot Tea Month and National Soup Month. Need we say more? Get cozy and enjoy!
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