Starr Battle Creek’s Reading Camp is Coming Up Soon!


Starr Battle Creek is once again hosting a summer reading camp! Offered to Calhoun County elementary-aged kids (K-5 grades), this camp is designed to prevent the summer slide that happens when children are not getting constant educational stimulation.

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Starr Battle Creek Staff Attend the 12th Annual Kalamazoo Children’s Mental Health Carnival

boothThis week, Starr Battle Creek participated in the 12th Annual Kalamazoo Children’s Mental Health Carnival. There were over 3,000 people at this event, and Starr Battle Creek had a wonderful booth set up with all sorts of Starr giveaways and information about Starr Global Learning Network and Starr Battle Creek Home Based Program.

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How to Work on Your Child’s Social Skills During Everyday Life

Social skill deficits may be a large barrier for children with autism spectrum disorders in their future lives. Developing social skills — the ability to understand and use specific and general communication and interaction skills to develop interpersonal relationships — can be accomplished through group therapeutic interventions. But, even if you can find an adequate social skill group for your child, his or her learning experiences in that group will not apply to the real world without natural “real world” experiences.

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