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Preparing Your Child for Preschool: Registration Required
Tuesday, October 27, 7-9 p.m.,
Location: Perkins Hall, Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.
Learn what every preschool director and teacher wants parents to know to help prepare their child for a successful transition into preschool. Presenter, Patti Kheboian, has over 25 years of experience teaching, consulting, and working with families of young children. She currently works as a Developmental Specialist with the Stoneham Criterion Early Intervention program.
Everything’s New, Development from Birth to Two: Registration Required
Monday, November 16, 7-9 p.m.
Location: Perkins Hall, Melrose Wakefield Hospital.
From dependent and reflexive infant to independent thinking, and let’s not forget mobile toddler, come learn about and discuss the remarkable changes and challenges of the first two years of life. Facilitated by Mary Bishop, RN, MS, CEIS, Criterion Stoneham Early Intervention.
The Language of Babies:
Wednesday, September 30, 7 – 8:30 p.m.,
Location: The Savings Bank Theatre at Wakefield High School,
Co-sponsored by Parent Partnership, Canterbury Children's Center, and the North Suburban Child and Family Resource Network. Dr. Kevin Nugent, founder and director of The Brazelton Institute at Boston Children's Hospital, is a developmental psychologist who has conducted research on newborn behavior and early parent-infant relations since 1978. Dr. Nugent wrote "Your Baby is speaking to You: A Visual Guide to the Amazing Behaviors of Your Newborn and Growing Baby"
, with photographer Abelardo Morell. His book is designed to help parents interpret their baby's communication cues. His presentation, a blend of the history of child development, beautiful baby pictures, and teachable moments, is something you will not want to miss! Tickets $5, or $10 with certificate, paid at the door.