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Elementary ExperiencesSM

Connecting for Kids Elementary Experiences (SM)

These hands-on training programs are designed for families and their children (ages 7-12 years) who are struggling in an area of development. Families will learn targeted skills together and receive a handout with ideas and resources to use at home. Adults are expected to participate in the program with their children.

Siblings (ages 7-12 years) may also attend but must register separately.

These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Quick Info

Ages: 7-12 years
Locations:
Elyria, Lakewood, Middleburg Heights, Solon and Westlake
Siblings: Siblings must register separately and be 7-12 years of age.


Contact info@connectingforkids.org or 440-570-5908/para español 440-907-9130 for more information.

Important Notes:

  • If you have a sibling outside of the targeted age range (7-12 years) please call 440-570-5908/para español 440-907-9130 or email info@connectingforkids.org

Connecting for Kids Program Locations

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Address: West River Branch of the Elyria Public Library System, 1194 West River Rd. N. (map)



Address: Lakewood Public Library, Main Library, 15425 Detroit Ave. (map)



Address: Middleburg Heights Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 16699 Bagley Rd. (map)



Address: Solon Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 34125 Portz Parkway (map)



Address: Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. (map)


    • 05 Oct 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Elyria Public Library System, West River Branch, 1194 West River Rd. N.
    • 12
    Register

    Are you concerned about your child's anxiety, anger or sensory needs? Come and learn how to incorporate music to aid in self-regulation of big emotions. Adults and children will participate together in this group music therapy session led by a certified music therapist. Together you will learn strategies such as song writing, instrument playing, lyric analysis, and listening practices, and how these strategies can assist in steadying emotions.

    Siblings (ages 7-12 years) may attend this program but must register separately. If you have a sibling outside of the targeted age range (7-12 years) please call 440-570-5908/para español 440-907-9130 or email info@connectingforkids.org.

    For more information, visit connectingforkids.org/elementary.

    • 05 Oct 2019
    • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Elyria Public Library System, West River Branch, 1194 West River Rd. N.
    • 15
    Register

    Sing and play along to popular movie tunes featuring your child’s favorite animated princesses, heroes and more! Children will play, sing, move and experience all aspects of music making to enhance cognition, motor, social, emotional, behavioral and communication needs. Adults and children will participate together in this group music therapy session which will include alternative communication devices as needed. Adaptations will be made for all needs for everyone’s participation and enjoyment!

    Siblings (ages 7-12 years) may attend this program but must register separately. If you have a sibling outside of the targeted age range (7-12 years) please call 440-570-5908/para español 440-907-9130 or email info@connectingforkids.org.

    For more information, visit connectingforkids.org/elementary.

    • 19 Oct 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Middleburg Heights Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 16699 Bagley Rd.
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Learn four self-care techniques, Breathing, Aromatherapy, Acupressure and Movement. BAAM directly affects symptoms of anxiety and can be used to increase focus and regulate emotions. Join Diane Mastnardo, BS, LMT, of Mastnardo Massage Therapies as she shares these skills that can assist in improving self-regulation both in school and social settings. Not only will attendees receive a basic introduction to aromatherapy (lavender, lemon and spearmint), they will learn belly breathing, acupressure points and a movement sequence to develop self awareness through our senses.

    Siblings (ages 7-12 years) may attend this program but must register separately. If you have a sibling outside of the targeted age range (7-12 years) please call 440-570-5908/para español 440-907-9130 or email info@connectingforkids.org.

    For more information, visit connectingforkids.org/elementary.

    • 19 Oct 2019
    • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Middleburg Heights Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 16699 Bagley Rd.
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Learn four self-care techniques, Breathing, Aromatherapy, Acupressure and Movement. BAAM directly affects symptoms of anxiety and can be used to increase focus and regulate emotions. Join Diane Mastnardo, BS, LMT, of Mastnardo Massage Therapies as she shares these skills that can assist in improving self-regulation both in school and social settings. Not only will attendees receive a basic introduction to aromatherapy (lavender, lemon and spearmint), they will learn belly breathing, acupressure points and a movement sequence to develop self awareness through our senses.

    Siblings (ages 7-12 years) may attend this program but must register separately. If you have a sibling outside of the targeted age range (7-12 years) please call 440-570-5908/para español 440-907-9130 or email info@connectingforkids.org.

    For more information, visit connectingforkids.org/elementary.

    • 16 Nov 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Ave.
    • 11
    Register

    The holidays are a fun and exciting time but can also become overwhelming and confusing for those who struggle with social skills. This program, led by Ellen Spear, MA, CCC-SLP, of Lakeshore Speech Therapy, LLC., is designed to help navigate the many social situations, hidden rules and potential problems related to the holidays. Join us as we discuss how to make conversation with relatives and friends, tips for handling holiday parties and appropriate ways to give and receive gifts.

    Siblings (ages 7-12 years) may attend this program but must register separately. If you have a sibling outside of the targeted age range (7-12 years) please call 440-570-5908/para español 440-907-9130 or email info@connectingforkids.org.

    For more information, visit connectingforkids.org/elementary.

Call, text or email:

Phone: 1-440-570-5908
Español: 1-440-907-9130
Email: info@connectingforkids.org

Address:

P.O. Box 45372
Westlake, Ohio 44145

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