Nurturing in the Neighborhood

Nurturing in the Neighborhood Niagara University, the Niagara Falls City School District ,and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center are bringing free early childhood activities to Niagara Falls! Activities include early childhood learning, early reading skills, food and nutrition, recreational fun, behavioral health, developmental screenings, social interactions, and more! A unique piece of ‘Nurturing in the Neighborhood’ is parent

Kindercamp – for Children Entering Kindergarten

About Kindercamp Kindercamp is a program specifically designed to ease the transition for children (and their families) entering kindergarten. Kindercamp is embedded within a graduate course offered by the College of Education, and introduces children to various developmentally appropriate learning experiences and activities that build upon and strengthen skills necessary for kindergarten. Activities focus on

HOT TOPIC! Managing stress, anxiety and family activities during holiday season

Family making snowman

FAMILY ACTIVITIES DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON December is finally here, and it’s truly a wonderful time of year for many of us to enjoy family, good food and friends. If you look at a family video from past holidays, you might see all of these things, plus several meltdowns caught on camera. It can be

Eligibility Navigator

Did you know that if you have a child with a disability, they may qualify for additional services through the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)? Many students with disabilities receive supports and services through the special education process. Students with developmental disabilities may be eligible for additional services through The Office for People

HOT TOPIC! Supports for Students with Developmental Disabilities

boy and teacher

Many students with disabilities receive supports and services through the special education process. Students with developmental disabilities may be eligible for services through The Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).  Eligible students can receive services from their school district and OPWDD. In order to be eligible for OPWDD services the student must go through

YOUTH POWER! Announces Two FREE Opportunities for Youth and Parent/Caregivers in Western NY in July!

YOUTH POWER! is excited to announce TWO FREE opportunities for youth and parent/caregivers in the Western Region! We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Western Region Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) and accompanying Foundations for Leadership parent/caregiver workshop series! Applications have been attached; read below for more information! **Please note: it is not required that

2018 Scholarships for Academic Excellence (SAE) – Updated Information

2018 Scholarships for Academic Excellence (SAE) – Updated Information The Scholarships for Academic Excellence affords financial support to top students graduating in June 2018 from New York State high schools. We anticipate having 2,000 scholarships available valued at $1,500 and 6,000 scholarships available valued at $500. The Scholarships for Academic Excellence information was forwarded to