May 2014

  • Top 10 Tips for Parents who have Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)- In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, Dr. DeRamus shared some of her best parenting tips about helping children with ASD with emotion regulation and behavior management. (Due to stormy weather, this event was postponed to May 1st.) A recap of her tips can be found here. Approximately 15 parents attended, and a reporter from WTVM covered the story as well.

 

  • Lakewood Elementary School Top Reader Award– Dr. Chandra donated a $100 Toys R Us gift card as the grand prize reading award for a top student at LES. Names were placed into a bowl for all of the children who accumulated a high number of reading points. Dr. Chandra drew the winner!

 

  • Lakewood Primary School Top Reader Award- Azaria Jesscoat, a 1st grader at Lakewood Primary School, read 103 Accelerated Reader books on a fourth grade level and passed all of the tests! To reward her hard work this year, Preferred Medical Group rented a limo to take Azaria, her family, and her best friend from school to a restaurant of her choice for lunch. Azaria chose TGI Friday’s in Columbus. Dr. Rumph as well as the other 1st graders came out to see them off for their lunch outing.

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  • Oliver Elementary Spring Fling– Representatives from PMG helped with the face painting booth at Oliver Elementary’s annual event for parents and children.

 

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  • Chick-Fil-A Family Night– We always have a blast hanging out with the families at Chick-Fil-A. One Monday this month, we spend some time painting kids’ faces with butterflies, hearts, and even Batman!

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  • Peanut Allergy Talk- Dr. Rumph spent a few minutes with the board at Glenwood School to explain the importance of developing a plan to keep children with peanut allergies safe at school. She explained that peanut allergies can develop at any age, and so it is important for all of the faculty to be prepared in the case of a sudden allergic reaction.

May 2014 Peanut Allergy Talk

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