Volume 5 Issue 6     A monthly newsletter published by MKSA LLC    July 2018
August Activities for Families of Children with Special Needs
  The dog days of summer may be around the corner, but that doesn't mean kids are finished having fun! If you're looking for things to do in NYC or on Long Island with kids, take a look:
Back to School Shopping is Happening Now
  There is still plenty of summer vacation left, but you know what's coming soon--back to school shopping! With a little planning and early shopping, this event can be stress-free and easier.
MKSA Blog - Summer Safety
  In case you missed our recent blog post, take a look. Learn about important summer beach and playground safety tips.
Attend a free workshop!
Be sure to regularly check our Event Calendar! MKSA offers free provider workshops and free parent workshops. These give our providers opportunities to stay current on issues while maintaining their professional development hours. And we are looking to connect in more ways with families--whether in our program or not--and provide information and strategies on typical childhood topics. We hope to see you soon!
Follow Us On Instagram!
If you're on social media, we hope you'll join us and follow MKSA on Instagram. We're sharing daily doses of inspiration, and welcome new followers...and interaction!
Reading Recommendations
We continue our list of recommended books.  This month's topic is kids and screens during summer:
- Game On! Screen-Free Fun for Children Two and Up by Linda Armstrong
- Screen-Free Crafts Kids Will Love: Fun Activities that Inspire Creativity, Problem-Solving and Lifelong Learning by Lynn Lilly and the Craft Box Girls Team
- Screen-Free Fun: 400 Activities for the Whole Family by Shannon Philpott-Sanders
Did You Know?
July is National Hot Dog Month, National Ice Cream Month and National Cell Phone Courtesy Month. So gather the family, fire up the grill, grab some cold dessert and have some fun. Just remember to turn off all phones! Enjoy.
Connect, Call, Contact Us!
If you have any questions or need to reach us, you may do so in a variety of ways:
1.  Social Media : Be sure to Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for more news, events and articles of interest! 
2.  Phone : Call us at 516-731-5588. Annie Vigliotti and JoAnn Scanlon are Executive Directors.
3.  Email : Remember to join our email list so that you don't miss out on any special news or upcoming events!
4.  Direct email : info@mksallc.com
5.  Website : Check out our website, complete with a Parent Center that is chock full of resources!

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