Easing your children from summer back to school

Through generous support from Kohl’s Cares, the Kohl’s Building Blocks Program helps Penfield Children’s Center support children throughout surrounding Milwaukee-area communities in Wisconsin.

Rebecca Michelson of the Penfield Children's Center was a special live guest on the CBS 58 News at 4 p.m.

This comprehensive program gives children in need access to early educational and developmental programs, services and equipment. Programs and services available through the Kohl’s Building Blocks Program include:

Child Development Services

Specialized and professional child development services from qualified professional staff with specific attention to the following:

Children with behavioral disorders including aggressive behavior, anxiety disorder, self-destructive behavior and hyperactivity.

Children who have been victims of abuse and neglect, as well as those children who have been witness to violence and violent behavior.

Children who have significant disabilities including cerebral palsy, spina bifida, as well as birth abnormalities and traumatic injuries.

The Kohl’s Child Development Library

Located at Penfield Children’s Center, the library provides families with exclusive access to specialized equipment, age-appropriate books and other early childhood development and education materials available on a check-out basis for in-home use.

Kohl’s Early Learning Toolkit

Upon enrollment in the program, children and families are provided with age-appropriate toys and books that stimulate and encourage continuous development while in their home.

Kohl’s Building Blocks Community Outreach and Education

An outreach program available to surrounding Milwaukee-area communities and focused on celebrating the unique abilities of children.  Free of charge within an hour radius of Penfield Children’s Center, the program provides quality resources and hands-on workshops for children, parents and professionals to expand their understanding of both typically developing children and children with special needs.  Click here for a complete list of workshops and descriptions.

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