Thanksgiving is almost here! Do you have a child who is a picky eater? Here are three tips from The Warren Center’s speech-language pathologist, Keri Schoenemann to help your child participate in the meal.
Playing with toys and moving around are challenging for Ahaan due to vision loss and decreased feeling/mobility on the right side of his body. However, no matter the challenges he faces, Ahaan keeps a smile on his face.
With Halloween just right around the corner, here are four tips to help your child with sensory challenges enjoy the festivities.
Dallas Cowboy legend Jay Novacek hosted the 25th anniversary of Fantasy Football Draft Night benefiting The Warren Center. At the annual football-themed event, guests created their own fantasy football teams to compete against one another with hopes of winning the grand prize: two season tickets to the Dallas Cowboys. Watch highlights from the evening in the video below.
North Texas Giving Day is Thursday, September 20, 2018! The Warren Center is very excited to be participating in the online giving event with our #Give2Kids campaign. Our goal this year is to raise 2000 hours of therapy for the children in our community who need our help. We also have a $25,000 match from an anonymous donor. So your donation is doubled. You can help a child receive life-changing therapy by donating to The Warren Center on September 20 through our donation page. Here are ten reasons to #Give2Kids on North Texas Giving Day.
The year 2018 marks The Warren Center’s 50th anniversary and the 25th anniversary of Fantasy Football Draft Night. At this event attendees create their own fantasy football teams and compete against one another with hopes of winning the grand prize; two season tickets to the Dallas Cowboys.
MJ had a stroke in her mother’s womb during the last few weeks of her mother’s pregnancy. When MJ was born, she did not have a gag, suck or swallow reflex and as a result was given a feeding tube. The stroke also left MJ with left-side weakness.
The Warren Center’s, Board President, Bill Warren and Dina Alsaid who is the mother of a child recieving services from the The Warren Center were featured on Good Morning Texas to talk about the 50th Anniversary and about the wonderful services we offer families. Click here to see the full interview.
Last month, on April 21, we celebrated 50 years of service with the children and families we serve at our 50th Anniversary Celebration, presented by Reliant Energy. The 50th Anniversary celebration took place at the First United Methodist Church in Richardson and included several fun activities for the former and current families of The Warren Center.
Jordan Roberts is co-chair of The Warren Center’s Art of Music Gala, a one of a kind experience that brings renowned musicians and visual artists together to help children with special needs. At the event, attendees enjoy show stopping performances, original art, dinner and drinks, and a live and silent auction.
She initially learned about the agency through her friends, Courtney Edwards and Ben Smithee, who are long-time supporters of the agency.
When Ben came up with the idea for the Art of Music Gala, Jordan was one of the first he asked to join the committee and she happily accepted.
“I believe in giving your time as well as money to grassroots organizations that are really giving back to the local community,” Jordan said. “I believe we must invest in children because they are our future.”
After joining the Art of Music Committee, Jordan became the co-chair for the event. In this role, she directs the efforts of the planning committee, overseeing recruitment, progress, tasks and timelines.
“This is now my third year to chair the gala and my involvement and passion for The Warren Center has steadily grown,” Jordan said.
As event co-chair, Jordan has played an instrumental role in transforming the Art of Music Gala from just an idea into one of Dallas’ premier charity events that has raised approximately $190,000 for The Warren Center. That equals about 7600 hours of therapy for children with developmental delays and disabilities.
Even with all the growth and success of the Art of Music Gala, Jordan’s favorite thing about The Warren Center is its family-like atmosphere. Not only have the committee members become a part of her family, but she has also had the opportunity to see how The Warren Center’s therapists treat each family they serve like members of their own.
“At the agency, children and families come first. I am so happy to be a part of The Warren Center family,” Jordan said.
Jordan continues to support The Warren Center because she believes in its mission – to advocate, serve and empower the children and families impacted by developmental delays and disabilities.
“The mission speaks to me because I could not imagine what these parents go through every day,” Jordan said. “I am grateful to use my gifts to help change lives for the better.”
Are you interested in joining one of our event committees? Sign up on the volunteer portal or call us at 972.490.9055.