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Tuesday 5 May 2020
Posted by:  2:12 PM CST

Last week, if you recall, we began this discussion by emphasizing the unbelievable process whereby children enter the world and immediately begin making sense of it. I made the point that children learn more in the first five years of their lives than they do for the rest of (more)

Tuesday 28 April 2020
Posted by:  10:15 AM CST

Week 1 I think you would agree that there are few things more wondrous than observing a newborn child enter the world and soon thereafter begin the process of making sense of it. The simple reality is that our children learn more during the first five years of life than (more)

 1:48 PM CST

Are meal times a source of tension and struggle for your family? Do you have a child who refuses to eat a variety of foods or eats a limited range of foods? Perhaps they struggle to chew or swallow certain textures? Your child may be a picky eater or a (more)

Thursday 5 March 2020
 11:14 AM CST

Attention As a reminder!!!! If your child has a cough, sinus infection or fever, please reschedule their appointment You may call the Achieve Center at 715-845-4900 to reschedule.

 3:03 PM CST

Movement for Depression Prevention in Teens According to a recent study published in the February 11, 2020 issue of Lancet Psychiatry, declining physical activity starting at age 12 is associated with depressive symptoms at age 18, new research shows. In the first study to objectively measure physical activity in teens, investigators found (more)

 3:02 PM CST

Keeping The House Clean While Keeping Baby’s Safe Keeping a clean house may protect against the spread of germs, but early exposure to household cleaning agents could have an unwanted effect on young children, according to data from a recently completed longitudinal study of 3455 infant children. Infants, whose caregivers reported frequent (more)

Monday 17 February 2020
 4:08 PM CST

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY! The Achieve Center needs a volunteer to assist with child care during LENA Start classes, a free program for parents of young children. Child care is provided while parents are attending the class. The commitment is for 10 weeks on Thursdays beginning February 20, 2020 – April 23, 2020, (more)

 10:58 AM CST

Voting News from the Disability Vote Coalition The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition (WDVC) is a non-partisan effort to help ensure full participation in the electoral process of voters with disabilities. It is a project of Disability Rights Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Board for Developmental Disabilities. Voting fact sheets, videos, and other resources (more)

Thursday 30 January 2020
 4:06 PM CST

Happy Mother’s Day in March! Being appreciated doesn’t need to occur once a year. Wonderful moms, like you, deserve to be applauded all year long. That is why the Achieve Center’s Parent Advisory Committee has prepared a special morning of activities as a gift for all you do to provide your (more)