How would 21 teens better Cleveland with $25,000? United Way gave them a chance to find out. May 16, 2019 Freshwater Cleveland
May 16, 2019
During a recent afternoon ceremony at the Halle Building, the mood was celebratory and inspiring as five local organizations—Boys & Girls Club of Greater Cleveland, Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development, Footpath Foundation, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, and the YWCA of Greater Cleveland—received $5,000 grants in support of youth-geared initiatives.
Even cooler? The benefactors are ambitious, civic-minded high school juniors ...
How do I explain an affair to my kids? May 2, 2019 Advice from therapists and a family who’s been through it
Basic Dad advice column
May 2, 2019
Overall, I like to be pretty honest with my kid, but when it comes to this subject, I wonder if I should say anything at all, much less tell him the whole story. About a year ago I had an ...
Hanna Perkins Grandmothers interviewed on WKYC-TV3 April 22, 2019 Maureen Kyle, reporter for WKYC-TV3, sits down with the Hanna Perkins Grandmothers, authors of Timeless Advice for Parents of Young Children, published by Hanna Perkins. Click the image below to see the report. For more information about the book, visit here.
When should I stop letting my kid win? March 20, 2019 Advice from a professional baseball player, a board game designer and others
Basic Dad advice column
March 20, 2019
It was about a month ago that I first introduced my toddler to the game Candy Land. At first she was really excited to play — it’s a cute, colorful game perfect for her age. But instead of doing ...
WKYC-TV3 ‘Mom Squad’ gets advice from Hanna Perkins March 7, 2019 Hanna Perkins Clinical Director Kimberly Bell, Ph.D. was part of a panel discussion on March 6 in a "Mom Squad" segment with WKYC-TV3's Maureen Kyle. The topic was how to deal with a young child who is having an emotional meltdown.
Teachers, parents should place importance on facilitating friendships September 26, 2018 Cleveland Jewish News
Sept. 12, 2018
Having friends is an important aspect of emotional and mental development.
Barbara Streeter, education director at Hanna Perkins School in Shaker Heights, and Becca Ucker, Montessori pre-primary director at The Lillian and Betty Ratner School in Pepper Pike, said making friends at a young age helps produce well-rounded individuals.
“Developmentally, preschoolers are ready ...
Initial preschool experience requires kid gloves August 7, 2018 Cleveland Jewish News
July 30, 2018
Children who transition from a daycare center or home to preschool may encounter difficult emotions as they face a new schedule and responsibility.
Stephanie Daetwyler, director of Primrose Schools in Solon, and Barbara Streeter, director of Hanna Perkins School in Shaker Heights, shared insight on what the most difficult part of the ...
Specialized preschools help children build a healthy sense of self June 10, 2018 Cleveland Jewish News
May 31, 2018
Programs and activities catered to children allow them to learn and absorb the knowledge in a better way.
According to Lori Kowit, director of early childhood education at The Temple-Tifereth Israel’s Ganon Gil Preschool in Beachwood; Karen Heitlinger, chair of the Center for Early Childhood at The Music Settlement in Cleveland; and ...
My Mad Feelings bullying prevention program featured on News 19 Cleveland March 7, 2018 On March 7, Hanna Perkins Center's "My Mad Feelings" bullying prevention curriculum was featured on Cleveland 19 News. The story, by reporter Sia Nyorkor, featured a "Shaker's First Class" preschool class at Onaway Elementary School, where the curriculum is being taught. Shaker Schools is in its second year of a partnership with Hanna Perkins to ...
Parents need to be diligent in deciding on child care August 1, 2017 Cleveland Jewish News
July 26, 2017
Choosing a daycare can be a difficult decision for parents and some parents struggle with the initial search.
Carol Paull, child care consultant at Hanna Perkins School in Shaker Heights, and Linda Bensoussan at YABI Nursery and Childcare in University Heights, both said parents should start this search by visiting and observing ...
An alternative to punishment when a child misbehaves October 3, 2016 Northeast Ohio parent magazine
Oct. 3, 2016
Northeast Ohio Parent featured an article from Hanna Perkins on its website and e-mail newsletters about understanding a young child’s misbehavior as communication of discomfort or other strong feelings.
Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development ‘Spotlight On Our Stars’ May 23, 2016 Currents News
May 19, 2016
Susi Yarus Meisel was honored as the recipient of the Hadden Award by the Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development (HPC) at its benefit, celebrating its 65th anniversary.
Stephanie Harig and Jean Sarlson were co-chairmen of the party attended by 230 guests at the Hanna Perkins Center in Shaker Heights. The silent auction, ...
Susan Y. Meisel presented Hadden Award at Hanna Perkins benefit May 2, 2016 Cleveland Jewish News
April 29, 2016
Susan Y. Meisel of Solon received the 2016 Hadden Award from Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development earlier this month before about 250 guests in the gymnasium at Malvern Elementary School in Shaker Heights.
The semi-annual award was presented at the nonprofit organization’s “Spotlight On Our Stars” benefit, and recognized Meisel for ...
Jewish Schools, Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development form special bond March 10, 2016 Cleveland Jewish News
March 10, 2016
Five Jewish preschools in Greater Cleveland are taking advantage of a program funded by Cuyahoga County that helps to identify children with special needs who act out and have trouble fitting into their classrooms.
The Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development, a nonprofit organization in Shaker Heights, sends specialists into preschools ...
Hanna Perkins Center offers exceptional early childhood programs February 18, 2016 Currents News
Feb. 18, 2016
This year, The Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development celebrates the 65th anniversary of its founding in 1951. Whiles its origin dates to the Day Nursery Association founded in 1874, within 10 years, the Hanna and Perkins families collaborated in the operation of the nursery that was named the Perkins Nursery after its ...
How violence affects young children October 22, 2014 An article published Oct. 21, 2014 in The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com cited Hanna Perkins Education Director Barbara Streeter in explaining why children who are victims of violence have such varied reactions.
The article noted: “A child’s reaction to violence is difficult to predict and depends on a number of variables, Streeter said. But it’s where the child’s ...