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Date: Mar 03, 2011
Hofstra University's Joan and Arnold Saltzman Community Services Center Presents Community Services Day
Saturday, March 26; Featuring Free Speech and Hearing Screenings, Live Music for Young Children, Treatment of Phobias Using Virtual Reality Therapy and Parent and Family Presentations
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY … Hofstra University’s Joan and Arnold Saltzman Community Services Center is presenting a free Community Services Day on Saturday, March 26, 2011, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Highlights of the day include free speech and hearing screenings, a concert for children, demonstrations of treatments that utilize virtual reality technology, and parent and family presentations.
The Saltzman Community Services Center at Hofstra University houses the nationally-accredited Diane Lindner-Goldberg Child Care Institute and four clinics:
• Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic
• Psychological Evaluation, Research and Counseling (PERC) Clinic
• Reading/Writing Learning Clinic
• Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic
These clinics serve people of every age, with a variety of needs, for a low cost fee.
The schedule for Community Services Day is as follows:
Continental Breakfast – meet with the executive director and clinic directors
Families in Transition Divorce Workshop
Demonstration of Virtual Reality Technology to Treat Phobias
Matt the Music Man Concert for children
Parent Literacy Workshop
Mindful Parenting Workshop
Autism Spectrum Disorders Workshop
Film screening: The Squid and the Whale (for mature audiences only) – a movie about divorce and its impact on a family.
Speech-Language Development Workshop
Lifelong Healthy Hearing
Parent Literacy Workshop for the Bilingual Learner (in Spanish)
Managing Difficult Behaviors (for parents of children, ages 2-7)
Poetry Reading by the Young Women’s Writing Program
The speech and hearing screenings will take place throughout the day.
For more information and updates to this schedule please call the Saltzman Center at (516) 463-5660. Reservations are not necessary for attending the Community Services Day.