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Raising Identical Twins with Down Syndrome: A Choice This Mom Says She Never Regrets

Posted on 11/28/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Read Their Neediest Cases Story Here & in The New York Times

"Ingrid Batista scooped up her 4-year-old daughter Alexia. “Hola, mi reina,” she said, covering her with kisses," writes New York Times reporter Emily Palmer in this special...

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Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases, Kennedy Child Study Center

Black & Puerto Rican Legislators Conference

Posted on 02/22/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

And Still We Rise

L-R: Ashley Lahoud, of Astor Services; Assemblyman Robert J. Rodriguez; Catholic Charities Executive Director, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan; and Nathalie Tejada of Astor Services

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Black History Month, Kennedy Child Study Center, 46th annual New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators conference

A Christmas New York Times Neediest Cases Story

Posted on 12/23/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Baby’s Life Transformed Thanks to Kennedy Child Study Center

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Tags: Kennedy Child Study Center, Kenerly Alvarez, New York Times Neediest Cases

Ways to Treat Toddlers with Developmental Delays

Posted on 07/11/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Kennedy Child Study Center

Worried because your toddler was diagnosed with a developmental delay?  We know this is a tough time.  More important, we know we can help.

Kennedy Child Study Center (KCSC), an...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: Special education schools, services, Kennedy Child Study Center

Looking for High Quality Special Ed Services?

Posted on 10/15/2015 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Kennedy Child Study Center invites you to its first annual Community Open House Tuesday, October 20th from 3pm — 6pm at their new home, located at 2212 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor New York, New York 10035.

KCSC is opening the doors...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Early Intervention & Special Education

Tags: Kennedy Child Study Center

Adorable Preschoolers and Their First Day of School

Posted on 09/10/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Where are they from? Kennedy Child Study Center, an affiliate of Catholic Charities.  It serves children with special needs and their families and  just celebrated a big milestone.  Nearly 150 preschoolers...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Kennedy Child Study Center, Jeanne Alter

Spider-Man Reaches Out to Boy with Autism

Posted on 02/23/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Spider-Man swung in for his first fantasy appearance in the Forest Hill, Queens home of this fictional boy-turned-insect’s  aunt in 1962. Now, more than 50 years later, the superhero made his latest appearance last week in the dilapidated East Harlem apartment of Jamel Hunter, a Spider-Man-obsessed boy trapped inside his thoughts by autism. ...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: autism, East Harlem, Forest Hill, Jamel Hunter, Kennedy Child Study Center, New York Times, New York Times Neediest Cases, Queens, Spider-Man

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