News Release

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman
(757) 668-7554
Greg.Lampman@chkd.org

Kohl’s sponsored free public programs in April

April 17, Happiest Baby on the Block. Free. 10 a.m.– noon. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Princess Anne, 2021 Concert Drive, Virginia Beach. This two-hour class for expectant and new parents will help Mom and Dad navigate the first months of Baby's life while learning how to soothe even the fussiest infant in minutes and help Baby sleep longer. Parents will learn about the calming reflex, the cuddle cure and the "5 Ss." All participants will receive "The Happiest Baby on the Block" DVD by Dr. Harvey Karp and a soothing sounds CD. To register call Sam Fabian at 757-668-7402. This program is supported by Kohl's Cares for Kids.

April 28, Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew (For Parents) Free. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. CHKD Brickhouse Auditorium, 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk.  Join Ellen Notbohm, author and parent, as she presents information that will equip parents with a unique understanding of autism and how this complex disorder falls into four fundamental areas: sensory processing challenge, speech/language delays and impairments, the elusive social interaction skills and whole child/self-esteem issues. Participants will learn how understanding these areas impact the child's ability to become productive, independent adults. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

April 28, Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew (For Professionals). Free. 10 a.m. – noon. CHKD Brickhouse Auditorium, 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk. Join Ellen Notbohm, author and parent, as she presents information that will equip professionals with a unique understanding of autism and how this complex disorder falls into four fundamental areas: sensory processing challenge, speech/language delays and impairments, the elusive social interaction skills and whole child/self-esteem issues. Participants will learn how understanding these areas impact the child's ability to become productive, independent adults. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.