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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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Moulton Pre-K classrooms improved with $40,000 grant

Moulton Pre-K classrooms improved with $40,000 grant Full classroom enhancements for two pre-k classrooms in Moulton were delivered on Tuesday, Jan. 22, through two $20,000 grants from the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education, said Lawrence County Director of Federal Programs Gina Baggett. Baggett said each classroom, located at the Pre-K Rosenwald Campus, received all

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Governor Ivey Visited Local Pre-K Program (January 10, 2019)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – As part of her efforts to promote childhood literacy throughout inauguration festivities, Governor Kay Ivey spent her Thursday reading to Pre-K students at Providence Elementary School. During her visit at Providence, Governor Ivey stressed the importance of reading. “The more you read, the more you know, the more you learn,” says Ivey.

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