This holiday season, we are thankful for our community of family and friends! Noah Leibowitz, big brother of student Shai, came ready to build a wilderness-themed #sensoryhallway on Monday, December 23. The sensory hallway will be enjoyed by more than … Continued
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Siblings can be the first friends and systems of support for children with developmental disabilities. Understanding this important, lifelong relationship, Brookville Center hosted on Nov. 22-23 the award-winning program, Sibshops – The Sibling Support Project. Led by Emily Holl, this … Continued
It may have been a dark and stormy Halloween, but BCCS still has warm memories of creative costumes and high spirits.
New York Life Insurance helped keep BCCS students safer in their homes, schools and communities with the Child ID Events on October 8 and 10. As part of their Community Give Back Program, New York Life representatives Tom Morris and … Continued
For DSP of the Year Prince Porter, the best part of his job is seeing the joy of accomplishment, when one of the boys he supports learns something new. “Each boy is different,” said Prince. “You can see the happiness … Continued
Senator Jim Gaughran presented a statewide resolution to Senior Director of Brookville Center for Children’s Services (BCCS) Marianne Klotz for 50+ years of innovation and service to children with special needs and their families on Aug. 27 in Brookville. Senator … Continued
“The first day of summer was rainy and dark, but that didn’t stop Marissa Caira from bringing the beach to her students.” Check out the full Newsday article on how this amazing BCCS teacher shared the summer season with students … Continued
From Montauk to the Far Rockaways, Newsday featured how Long Islanders spent the first day of summer in their #DayintheLifeLI campaign. Check out Newsday’s coverage of the students and team at the Children’s Education Center during their “Five Senses of … Continued
For 50+ years, BCCS Senior Director Marianne Klotz has made a difference in the lives of students and their families. Check out this inspiring Long Island Herald feature highlighting Marianne’s extraordinary accomplishments:
West African drummer, dancer and wheelchair user, Sidiki Conde shared the power of movement and self-expression with BCCS students, this week. Check out FiOS1’s Claire Kerr’s inspiring coverage of this meaningful workshop.