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Family Child Learning Center

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Located in Tallmadge, Ohio, the Family Child Learning Center is a collaborative effort of Akron Children's Hospital and Kent State University and is a nationally-recognized research and training program. Our staff includes prominent experts who work with young children with disabilities and their families.

The Family Child Learning Center is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of young children with developmental concerns and their families through:

  • providing family-centered developmental services
  • offering applied interdisciplinary training to parents, students and professionals
  • conducting research on the effectiveness of practices and service models for promoting the development of young children
  • disseminating information regarding quality practices for addressing the needs of young children with developmental concerns and their families
  • collaborating with related organizations and the early intervention system to encourage continuous improvement in services to families and children
  • creating opportunities for the growth and development of all staff

Each year, FCLC provides services to an average of 150 children and their families; supervision and training for 20-25 graduate and undergraduate students; and presentations/workshops for more than 4,000 parents and professionals across Ohio, nationally and internationally.

In keeping with our mission to educate parents and professionals, we offer *on-demand webinars.