Free Activities for Families this Saturday 9/15/18 in Hawthorne

Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders Community Presentation @highlandsfsc

NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, Inc and Highlands FSC

Thursday 6:00-7:00pm, 1546 Union Valley Rd. West Milford

Register (P) 973-506-6575 (E)




NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) will provide information about Tourette Syndrome (TS) and associated disorders. The presentation will promote more positive, inclusive, and successful learning environments for individuals with these disorders.

  • Understand the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of TS and associated disorders such as OCD, ADHD, learning disabilities, anxiety, mood disorders, and depression
  • Recognize of the ways TS and associated disorders affect academic performance and peer social interactions
  • Learn a wide range of strategies and accommodations for the student with TS and associated disorders that can have a positive impact on their academic success

Free Parenting Class @highlandsfsc

Circle of Security Parenting Series

  • Dates and Times: Thursdays 6-8pm, September 13 – November 1, 2018
  • Location: Highlands FSC, 1546 Union Valley Road, West Milford, NJ 07480
  • Presented by: Caitlyn Undreiner, PCD(DONA)Cost: FREE – Dinner and child care will also be provided.
  • To Register: Please call Highlands FSC (973)506-6575. Spaces are limited.
  • Sponsored by:



This eight week series will help you to:

  • Understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read emotional needs
  • Support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions
  • Enhance the development of your child’s self esteem
  • Honor your innate wisdom and desire for your child to be secure

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Writing Workshop for Seniors @highlandsfsc


A Writing Exercise With Dawn Gilligan

Self Stories workshop is to help make writing about the experiences, people and events that have made people who they are something that is easy, enjoyable and productive. It helps people reflect on the past, engage in the present, accept new challenges, and through the act of sharing their work, connect with others.
Friday August 10, 2018-  10:00am-11:00am
Highlands Family Success Center – 1546 Union Valley Rd West Milford
Registration Required (P) 973-506-6575 (E)

Stop the Summer Slide, Workshop for Parents @highlandsfsc

Summer Slide Workshop

July 24th, 6:00-7:00pm

Presented by Kelly Maver, Literacy Coach/Educator

Join us to learn more about skills that can be lost over the summer months, get FREE resources and learn about reading choices. A question & answer session will follow the presentation.

To register or for more information (P) 973-506-6575 (E)

Find Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Support Locally @highlandsfsc

Bumps, Babies & Breastfeeding

August 9 & 23, 10:30-11:30am

Pregnant and breastfeeding women are invited to join us to discuss the ups and downs of new motherhood!  The group is run by Zoë Makofske, local lactation counselor and doula, who is passionate about providing support for women during this season in their lives.

Stop in for advice, breastfeeding support, to learn about resources or just to chat with others and make some new friends!  Older children are welcome to join in and take advantage of the lovely play area.

To Register or for more info (P) 973-506-6575 (E)

Join the Survivor Club @highlandsfsc

Survivor Group

Peer to Peer Support

Wednesdays 1:00pm

Highlands Family Success Center

1546 Union Valley Rd. West Milford

Call for more info (973) 506-6575

Living with, through and beyond the diagnosis, illness or trauma

Events this Summer at #westmilford #library

Get some heat relief! Visit the West Milford Township Library, where the interior of the library is comfortably air-conditioned  with comfy chairs, a water fountain, and plenty to keep you occupied. Free Saturday afternoon movies, books, magazines , and  local newspapers for reading or work on a jigsaw puzzle, explore the Environmental section, or sign up for the free, fun Summer Reading Program.

Library hours: Mondays through Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Check out our complete calendar of summer activities for children, teens, and adults:

Learn Sign Language @highlandsfsc

Family Sign Language

Thursday July 12th & 26th

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Highlands Family Success Center

1546 Union Valley Rd West Milford

Parents Earn Certificates @highlandsfsc

Parents Complete an 8 week session of our Active Parenting Curriculum .

Congratulations to all the parents and children for joining us during the sessions and thank you to those providing child care.

Parents engaged in topics including: The Active Parent, Cooperation & Communication, Responsibility & Discipline, Building Courage & Self-Esteem, Understanding & Redirecting Misbehavior and Active Parenting for School Success.

Look out for more Parenting Sessions in September!

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