KidsTLC Featured on KC Live

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What’s sprouting at the Trellis Center at KidsTLC? Kansas City Live invited Erin Dugan and Molly Pomeroy to share about our agency and upcoming events during #Autism Awareness Month, including Camp Trellis! Crystle Lampitt and Kelly Nyberg TV are pros at making their guests feel welcome and kept the segment meaning-filled! Watch for more updates on summer opportunities or visit for… Read more »

Catch the Inside Scoop!

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We’ve given our autism program a new name and logo! The Trellis Center at KidsTLC provides integrative autism services through the most collaborative, innovative and comprehensive curriculum in the Midwest! We round out our ABA, SLP, OT, RT services with exciting camps, peer-incorporated social sessions and parent training classes (coming soon)! Check out the heartwarming… Read more »

Therapists Complete EMDR Training

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Not only is KidsTLC becoming internationally known as a DDP provider, but we also utilize a variety of therapies in the treatment of traumatic experiences and mental health. Six of our outstanding therapists recently completed Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EDMR) training to better understand and help children in our care. EMDR is a therapy… Read more »

Award for Excellence in Community Service!

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Project HOME and Impact Olathe, along with their partners, received the 2018 Excellence in Community Service Award from United Community Services of Johnson County! KidsTLC is proud to be one of the partners who support students and families who have struggled with economic stability and have been forced to navigate challenging circumstances. Kelsey Gertsema and Elizabeth Hall of KidsTLC spent time in 2018 building relationships… Read more »

Professional Certification for Staff

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National Residential Child & Youth Care Professional Certification: Hard work, dedication and a few good laughs have paid off for 14 of KidsTLC’s current PRTF staff, as they recently received their Residential Child and Youth Care Professional Certification. This national certification is from the University of Oklahoma, in conjunction with the National Resource Center for… Read more »

KMBC Features DDP at KidsTLC

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Families from Kansas, and all across the country. are finding hope and healing at KidsTLC, thanks in part to the use of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP). KMBC’s Rob Hughes recently visited our campus and sat down with a family to discuss how their lives have been changed. Click here to see the news feature from… Read more »

FNB awards grant to KidsTLC

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First National Bank Announces Community Development Grants OMAHA, Neb. May 7, 2018. – First National Bank has awarded a total of $904,000 in community development grants to 47 organizations in Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, South Dakota and Texas, announced Alec Gorynski, Vice President, Community Development and Corporate Philanthropy. The grants support programs focused on increasing… Read more »

CEO Announcement

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Dr. Erin Dugan Named CEO of KidsTLC January 26, 2018– Olathe, Kansas. In November of 2017, KidsTLC began a formal search process for a new CEO to lead the organization into the future and allow KidsTLC to continue providing nationally recognized services for the most vulnerable children and their families. The process included outreach to… Read more »

Summer Sensation Enjoyed by All

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Well we had busy summer and are off to a great school year! Our Mission Possible summer included, Topgolf, a campus wide Battleship game, volunteering at pet shelters and neighboring retirement homes, Wildwood outdoor education, swimming, and a campus carnival (with a dunk tank!)! Through all the fun and excitement, kids were continuously learning ways… Read more »

Local Kids Brighten Lives at KidsTLC

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Local kids are making a big difference in the lives of children at KidsTLC! This week we had Girls Scout troops and high school students share their time and resources with our campus. Projects included making decorations for our cafeteria walls, surprising our residents with door decorations, collecting hygiene items and gathering special treats to… Read more »