Our School

The right start lasts a lifetime.

Preschool, kindergarten and parent/toddler programs that focus on emotional intelligence – the ability to understand and manage feelings.

A challenging and engaging academic curriculum individualized for the needs of each child.

A unique team approach – both gentle and effective – applying a wealth of expert resources toward each child's success.

A historically preserved facility offering large spaces, natural light and other amenities.

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For Parents

Dedicated to helping parents understand their child's behavior to be a form of communication.

Offerings for parents and families include:

Reinberger Parent/Child Resource Center, where parents and children can play with their children to encourage mastery of age-appropriate skills.

Hadden Clinic, offering evaluation, treatment and parent guidance for children and adolescents.

Research, articles, a blog and other useful resources.

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For Professionals

Offering 3 types of service to professionals.

1. Continuing education and consultation for early childhood educators, care providers, child life workers, clinicians and others who attend to the needs of children.

2. Accepting referrals from physicians, psychologists, child advocates and others who see children with issues that may affect their overall wellbeing.

3. Analytic training for practitioners interested in child analysis.

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Keeping holidays focused on the children

It’s happening again. We’ve all seen it before: A mother rushing along the sidewalk or through the mall, pushing a stroller and holding the hand of a 3-year-old who is pasted along her thigh, half-walking half-trotting in an effort to keep up. The holidays are coming. The media is ratcheting up the excitement and the […]

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    6 strategies for talking about the election with your children

    A few days after the presidential election, in one of our own classrooms, a 5-year-old declared, “My Mom voted for Trump.” “Trump’s an idiot!” a 6-year-old classmate replied. And then a teacher stepped in. In our schools, on the playgrounds, in our homes, conversations like this are going on amongst children ages 2 to 18 […]

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      Keeping holidays focused on the children

      It’s happening again. We’ve all seen it before: A mother rushing along the sidewalk or through the mall, pushing a stroller and holding the hand of a 3-year-old who is pasted along her thigh, half-walking half-trotting in an effort to keep up. The holidays are coming. The media is ratcheting up the excitement and the […]

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        Hadden Clinic empaneled by CareSource as Medicaid provider

        Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Click to download a PDF of this release For more information: Karen Baer, CEO kbaer@hannaperkins.org 216-991-4472 Hanna Perkins Center mental health clinic now accepting  Medicaid reimbursement through CareSource Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 SHAKER HEIGHTS – The Hadden Clinic at Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development is now accepting Medicaid reimbursement […]

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          What We Do

          Our Mission and Values: We envision a world in which every child is listened to, understood and helped. Through application of our mission and values, we are helping to create that world.
          Read our Mission and Values.
          The HP Way: People who know Hanna Perkins describe an approach to helping children and families that is gentle and effective. Part of our culture since 1951, it is often referred to as The HP Way.
          Learn about The HP Way.