Monthly Archives: March 2019

State Rep. David Faulkner Visited Preschoolers as They Celebrated Black History Month

State Rep. David Faulkner visited preschoolers as they celebrated Black History Month Photo courtesy of Foundations Early Learning & Family Center State Rep. David Faulkner shakes hands with a Foundations preschool student dressed as former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford. State Rep. David Faulkner (District 46) of Mountain Brook, whose district includes portions of Homewood, Hoover and Mountain

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How Pinwheels and Play-Doh Could Address Post-Tornado Trauma in Lee County

How pinwheels and Play-Doh could address post-tornado trauma in Lee County At first glance, the zipped, plastic bags seem to contain an ordinary assortment of toys, the kind of goody bag one might pass out at a child’s birthday party. There’s a bottle of bubbles, a book, a stuffed animal, some crayons and a jar of Play-Doh. But there’s a reason these

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Child Comfort Kits Given to Red Cross

Child Comfort Kits given to Red Cross Dallas Rabig, of the Department of Early Childhood Education, left, gives child comfort kits to Kelly Hodges, of the Red Cross, on Wednesday March 13, 2019 in Montgomery, Ala., to be distributed to children in the wake of the Lee County tornados. https://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/picture-gallery/news/local/alabama/2019/03/14/child-comfort-kits-given-red-cross/3152383002/

Early Childhood Mental Health Services Potentially Expanding in Alabama

Early childhood mental health services potentially expanding in Alabama Krista Johnson, Montgomery AdvertiserPublished 12:31 p.m. CT Oct. 2, 2018 | Updated 12:31 p.m. CT Oct. 2, 2018 (Photo: Creatas RF) Mental health is often associated with mental illness, which in turn leads to a misunderstanding of why access to mental health services for Alabama’s youngest children and their families

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