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Our second annual Foodies For Futures fundraiser event is coming up on June 17th! Development and Communications Specialist, Emily Harper, recently had a radio interview with Bill Ellis from WSSL 100.5. The interview ran on three iHeart Radio stations (100.5, 102.5, and 92.5) during the early hours of May 22nd and 23rd. Click the link...
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John was about to turn four years old when his baby sister, Elizabeth, was born. His parents had just separated, and John was having an extra hard time adjusting to the arrival of his new sibling. Because of this, John began exhibiting more aggressive behavior toward Elizabeth, his baby sister. John would throw toys at...
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Rosa was 18 months old when her family began treatment at A Child’s Haven (ACH). During the intake, Rosa’s mother shared that Rosa would throw tantrums and become anxious whenever she left the room or with the slightest change to their routine. Spanish is the primary language in Rosa’s home, so her vocabulary was slightly...
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Tony and his mother Carole were referred to A Child’s Haven (ACH) when Tony was four years old. They came from an abusive background and because of their trauma history, Tony had extreme behavioral issues. During their intake appointment, Carole told the Child and Family Therapist (CFT) that Tony could have up to 12 tantrums...
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As we enter a new year, A Child’s Haven is excited to welcome our new Executive Committee, as well as, three new inductees to new three-year terms on our board of directors. Our new Executive Committee includes Brent Atwood – President, Danny Mezzancello – Past President, Dawn Rumney – Vice President, Kimberly Singleton – Secretary,...
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The day Nevaeh was born was her mother Pauline’s first day of sobriety. Pauline feared she was going to lose her baby, who was born with fetal alcohol disorders. As she sat in the hospital, Pauline knew that she needed help to be the best mom possible for her new baby. After several months of...
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Just before Aiden’s fourth birthday, his mother noticed he had some developmental delays and was struggling with aggression. He became angry quickly and didn’t play well with other children at the park. After about a month of this behavior, Aiden’s mother called his Pediatrician. At Aiden’s appointment, his Pediatrician knew that something was wrong and...
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Halli was only two years old, her birth parents were fighting addiction, and it was not safe for her to stay with them. Since there were no other family members to take Halli in, she was placed in Foster Care. Because of this trauma, Halli had severe developmental delays including trouble communicating though speech, extreme...
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Before beginning treatment at A Child’s Haven (ACH), Kory went through a lot in his first two years. His mother and father divorced, leaving Kory to live between two different houses with no sort of routine. During one of Kory’s wellness checks, he began having a meltdown which escalated to aggressive kicking toward the doctor....
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Sidney’s treatment at A Child’s Haven (ACH) began when she was three and a half years old. Her pediatrician referred Sidney so she could overcome her social-emotional delays and behavioral challenges such as extreme aggression and anxiety. When our Child and Family Therapist talked with Sidney’s mom Tammy during intake, she learned some disturbing information...
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