Volume 6 Issue 8 A monthly newsletter published by MKSA LLC September 2019
Apples and Pumpkins and Fairs-Oh My! It's Fall Festival Time!
Summer vacation may be over, but there are still loads of fun things to do with kids on weekends and days off. From fairs, train rides, boat races and apple picking, there's something for everyone! Take a look at these Long Island and NYC lists of great Fall activities.
Check Out Our EI ABA Groups!
  
-Small group activities
-1:1 discrete trial instruction            
-Opportunities for socialization    
Includes Parent Support Group, Family Training

DAYS & TIME:          
ABA Group Monday-Friday:
9-10:30 AM (full/availability in September)  
11AM-12:30 PM has openings
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:                                               
· Last week of August/Christmas week/Presidents' week (Winter break)/Easter-Passover week (Spring break)                                           

For more information: Contact Heather at 516-731-5588, ext. 229 or JoAnn, ext. 220 or by email . Download flyer here.
Separation Anxiety in Children with Special Needs
With school beginning again, many families are dealing with separation anxiety in their young children. This can be very difficult, especially in children with special needs. Take a look at our recent blog post to learn more and read about ways to make partings a bit easier. Read more here.
Check Out Our Free Workshops!
Be sure to regularly check our  Event Calendar! MKSA offers free provider workshops and parent 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 separation anxiety:
-Bye Bye Time by Elizabeth Verdick
- Daniel Goes to School by Becky Friedman
-Sorry, Gorwn-Ups, You Can't Go to School by Christina Geist
September is...
Better Breakfast Month, Chicken Month and National Blueberry Popsicle Month. Yes, it's all about food--enjoy!
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