Promoting Language Acquisition for Youth
Resources and individualized instruction to foster school readiness and enhance parenting skills. FCD collaborates with the home bound and pre-kindergarten school programs to improve continuity between home and school as well as providing recreational outings outside of school hours and during the summer to build peer support, increase language development and enhance parenting techniques.
Dawn Varner is a Youth and Family Support Specialist, working with children from birth to the age 5 and their families. Dawn is a graduate of the St. Petersburg College Interpreter Training Program and comes to us from Pinellas County Schools. She brings years of experience as a mother and strives to support families on their journey. You may contact Dawn directly via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
(All Ages) A parent-governed group meets regularly to foster peer support, share experiences and information. Supervised activities that build self-esteem and cultural identity, as well as improving communication skills, are provided for children during adult sessions. Additional recreational activities provide opportunities of socialization and building relationships for families.