Volume 7 Issue 2 A monthly newsletter published by MKSA LLC February 2020
Have You Found the Right Camp?
Finding the right camp for your special needs child means reading, research and visits. It's important to find an environment that supports your child's needs and will provide a pleasant experience. Below are some resources for finding the right camp:
Special Needs Gardening
Spring is coming soon and it's a great time to start planning your garden. Creating a special needs garden can be fun and extremely rewarding; options include theme gardens, sensory gardens and more. Learn more about planning and creating this special place for you and your children.
Are We Friends?
We are enjoying sharing on social media and we value all of our friends and followers. If you don't already follow us, we hope you will! You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We welcome your input and feedback and look forward to seeing you!
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 gardening:
-Green Thumbs: A Kid's Activity Guide to Indoor and Outdoor Gardening by Laurie Carlson
-Get Growing!: Exciting Indoor Plant Projects for Kids by Lois Walker
-Indoor Gardening : The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Growing and Indoor Garden by Emerson Woods and Dave Wright
February is...
National Bird Feeding Month, Great American Pie Month and National Grapefruit Month. Get ready to feed those early Spring birds, and watch them as you enjoy your favorite pie with a side of healthy fruit! Enjoy.
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