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Children First PPEC Medical Center – Summer Fall 2019

ChildrenFirst PPEC Medical Day Care This is not just care for the day… it’s care that lasts throughout your child’s growth and development!  ChildrenFirst PPEC (Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care) is here for you every step of the way. Our exceptional nursing, therapy and education programs are unique to ChildrenFirst. Along with nursing and PT, OT [...]

By |2019-04-03T13:51:32-04:00April 3rd, 2019|Child Development, Therapy|Comments Off on Children First PPEC Medical Center – Summer Fall 2019

Pop Kids Gym: C’mon, Let’s Play!

Pop Kids Gym: C'mon, Let's Play! by Cheryl M. Handy, OTR/L, ITDS, SIPT All the benefits of play cannot be captured in a single article. Therefore, I won’t attempt to cover it all in this publication. Working as a pediatric occupational therapist for over twenty-five years, I have learned from my clients “If it ain’t [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:44:26-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Child Development|Comments Off on Pop Kids Gym: C’mon, Let’s Play!

The Arc After School & Summer Camp Program

The Arc After School & Summer Camp Program by The Arc of St. Lucie County The Program is designed to provide quality year-around after school and summer care for children and teens in St. Lucie County who have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or 504, or an Individualized Support Plan (ISP) documenting a disability. The [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:45:25-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Camp, Child Development, Education|Comments Off on The Arc After School & Summer Camp Program

PPEC Like No Other

PPEC Like No Other by VIP Kidz VIP Kidz is a 7500 sq ft daycare facility in West Palm Beach and 5500 sq ft in Loxahatchee. As a licensed Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Center (PPEC) we offer a friendly and nurturing environment for children who require health-focused care and therapy services during the day as [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:47:59-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Child Development|Comments Off on PPEC Like No Other

Early Intervention is Key

Early Intervention is Key by Easterseals Florida and the Treasure Coast Early Steps Since November 1, 2007, Easterseals Florida has been home to the Treasure Coast Early Steps (TCES) program. TCES provides early intervention services to children and their families residing in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties on the southeast [...]

By |2019-03-06T10:58:21-04:00October 18th, 2018|Child Development|Comments Off on Early Intervention is Key

What is a PPEC?

What is a PPEC? by BrightStart Pediatrics A PPEC is Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care – a nursing and therapy center for medically fragile infants and children. Families have a few PPEC programs to choose from in Central Florida – but there’s only one BrightStart Pediatrics. We are exclusively a PPEC provider by design, to deliver [...]

By |2019-03-06T10:58:22-04:00October 16th, 2018|Child Development|Comments Off on What is a PPEC?

Is Your Child Struggling in School?

Is Your Child Struggling in School? by Jennifer Disch, EdS, Engage the Brain Whether you are a helicopter parent who has all your child’s internet website passwords memorized, or a free-range parent who allows your 5-year-old to commute to a friend’s house by public transportation (or Uber!), or fall somewhere in between, you are a [...]

By |2018-04-16T13:53:48-04:00April 16th, 2018|Child Development|Comments Off on Is Your Child Struggling in School?

Children First PPEC Medical Center

ChildrenFirst PPEC Medical Day Care This is not just care for the day… it’s care that lasts throughout your child’s growth and development! ChildrenFirst PPEC is here for you every step of the way. Our exceptional nursing, therapy and education programs are unique to ChildrenFirst. Along with nursing and PT, OT and ST, we provide [...]

By |2019-03-06T10:58:22-04:00April 16th, 2018|Child Development|Comments Off on Children First PPEC Medical Center

Children First PPEC Medical Center

ChildrenFirst PPEC is here for you every step of the way. Our exceptional nursing, therapy and education programs are unique to ChildrenFirst. Along with nursing and PT, OT and ST, we provide a daily experience in early childhood education, centered around the developmental needs of your child. ChildrenFirst is the only PPEC in the U.S. [...]

By |2019-03-06T10:58:22-04:00February 14th, 2018|Child Development|Comments Off on Children First PPEC Medical Center

This Is Not Day Care – It’s Care For The Day

by BrightStart Pediatrics This Is Not Day Care - It's Care For The Day Families with medically fragile children have so many choices to make. The BrightStart Pediatrics PPEC program can help. So, what is this, exactly? BrightStart Pediatrics is a nursing and therapy center for medically fragile infants and children. The most common remark [...]

By |2019-03-06T10:58:23-04:00August 1st, 2017|Child Development, Education|Comments Off on This Is Not Day Care – It’s Care For The Day