News and Events
Make Them Shine Gala and After Party tickets now on sale
Saturday, March 12
McNamara Alumni Center, Minneapolis
Join corporate executives, community leaders and parents for a splendid night that will raise more than $325,000 to give 1,800 children the best possible start through early education, intervention and treatment.
Now Enrolling for Summer and Fall Preschool
Enrollment for Summer 2016 and the 2016-2017 School Year is open! Families interested in our exceptional early childhood education program can now access and complete this year's enrollment application via a secure online form. Applications are accepted, considered and processed on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure to submit yours early!
STEP Series for Parents
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Feb. 23 - March 29
St. David's Center, Minnetonka
As a parent, you want a calm, happy family environment. You want your children to grow into responsible adults capable of leading meaningful, healthy lives. STEP (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting) is a program providing millions of parents with information and practical skills to help children from the start. This program is presented in a six-week series by occupational therapist Faith Mianulli. Learn more about the series and how you can join.
New therapy treatment gyms now open
St. David’s Center opened new, state-of-the-art Occupational Therapy gyms in January, including our Super Gym, which enables us to serve children up to age 13. The addition increases our total number of treatment spaces to 11, and will allow us to serve even more children and keep wait lists shorter.
Now is the time for parents interested in enrolling their children in Occupational and/or Speech Therapy to call and begin the intake process. Contact our CORE navigators at 952.548.8700. They are ready to guide you through a process that ensures comprehensive care.
What to do about common problems in early childhood speech and language development
How do you know when your child is learning at his or her own pace or when there might be a speech problem that needs further assessment? In a recent Mom Enough® podcast, St. David's Center speech-language pathologist Katie Adler explains how a speech problem can influence other aspects of learning and supportive ways to respond.
If you're considering speech therapy for your child, contact our helpful CORE navigators at 952.548.8700 to get started in scheduling a speech therapy evaluation.