From: Kids On The Move
To: Dean Sanpei,
Subject: Exciting News!
Date: Thu Dec 19 18:21:54 MST 2013
Scroll down to check out all of the great classes and events at Kids On The Move, don't miss the great parenting tip too. 
Attention Parents: Traverse Mountain Outlets have a Quiet Santa event on December 23rd. Quiet Santa was created specifically for children with autism for a calm, sensory sensitive visit with Santa. It's on December 23rd from 9am to 11 am!

Help Us Help More Kids!


This is the time  of year when giving and gratitude are on the mind and in the heart. Many of us look for organizations to support during the holiday season.  


Please consider making a donation to us. No donation is too small and every penny counts!  


100% of the funds donated are tax-deductible and directly support families through our ongoing activities, programs and services.   



We are grateful to our wonderful community that helps us achieve our mission to serve families of individuals with disabilities and those living in poverty. Thank you for your continued support!


Donations will be matched thanks to a generous donation from the

Frances W. Burton Foundation !


Attention Early Intervention Parents: 


We will be shredding our 2008 records next week. If youwould like to retain your child's records please by Friday. Also, please submit your mileage logs for reimbursement as soon as you can. Thanks so much!!!

Join Our Parent Support Group


Come join with other moms that deal with the many different challenges and opportunities that come with having a child with special needs. 

This group meets each Wednesday from 11:30am to 1:00pm at Kids On The Move.

For more info call Karen Fairchild, LCSW, 801-221-9930, Ex. 160.

FREE Step Family Classes Starting Soon!


This class is for anyone in the community that is remarried, dating, cohabitating or raising children alone!

Join us for a FREE educational  program focusing on issues unique to stepfamily relationships. Concurrent classes for adults and youth 6-18.

Free child care for children 5 and under and FREE dinner is included.  


Six week sessions will be held from January 9th to February 13th, February 27th to April 3rd, and April 17th to May 22nd. Classes will run each Thursday from 6:00-8:30 pm at Kids On The Move. Call 801.221.9930 to register your family. 

Besides our programs for kids with developmental delays and families needing a little extra help...we HAVE A CHILD CARE CENTER!



The Kids On The Move Child Care Center is a fully-licensed program committed to providing high quality care for children from two months to first grade enrollment at competitive rates. We have three separate classrooms, segregated by age and development. Call us or come by to learn more about our child care program and what we can offer your child! 

We currently have a few openings, but the spots fill up quickly, so call today 801.221.9930. 

Transition Workshop: Tuesday, January 28th 6:30 to 8:00pm


Children enrolled for services in the Early Intervention program receive services only until age three. 


If the child qualifies for continuing services, they receive them from the local school district. 


What can you anticipate from the district? How do they determine services? How can parents be sure that their child is receiving the services they need? The Utah Parent Center will answer these and other questions. You won't want to miss this important training! 


If you have any questions call Ingrid Taylor 801.221.9930 ext.162. If you need free child care, you must reserve a spot by calling 801.221.9930 ext.100.  

Monthly Parenting Tip:  Prevent Tantrums

It's normal for a toddler to have temper tantrums. But you may be able to reduce the  frequency, duration or intensity of your child's tantrums by following these parenting tips:

  • Know your child's limits. Your child may misbehave because he or she doesn't understand or can't do what you're asking.
  • Explain how to follow the rules. Instead of saying, "Stop hitting," offer suggestions for how to make play go more smoothly, such as "Why don't you two take turns?"
  • Take 'no' in stride. Don't overreact when your toddler says no. Instead, calmly repeat your request.
  • Pick your battles. Only say no when it's absolutely necessary.
  • Offer choices, when possible. Encourage your child's independence by letting him or her pick out a pair of pajamas or a bedtime story.
  • Avoid situations that may trigger frustration or tantrums. If your child always seems to have tantrums at the grocery store, hire a sitter the next time you go shopping. Also know that children are more likely to act out when they're tired, hungry, sick or in an unfamiliar setting.
  • Make it fun. Distract your child or make a game out of good behavior. Your child will be more likely to do what you want if you make an activity fun.
  • Stick to the schedule. Keep a daily routine as much as possible so that your child will know what to expect.
  • Encourage good communication. Remind your child to use words to express his or her feelings. If your child isn't speaking yet, consider teaching him or her baby sign language.

If your child has a tantrum, remain calm and distract him or her. Ignore minor displays of anger, such as crying - but if your child hits, kicks or screams for a prolonged period, remove him or her from the situation. Hold your child or give him or her time alone to cool down.

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