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 »

KidsTLC Graduation Speech

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Today KidsTLC was thrilled to host a High School graduation ceremony for one of our kids! The gymnasium was full of energy and expectation as a tall young man, with a royal blue robe walked to the front of the room. The radiant smiles from his family were more than contagious. As the ceremony began… Read more »

KC Star Features KidsTLC

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  Click here: The Kansas City Star Article For more information about KidsTLC’s services mentioned in this article, click below. Autism Services Outpatient Behavioral Health Services

KidsTLC Uses Art to Face Trauma

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Many parents of adolescents today can empathize with the struggles of talking to their kids about their innermost feelings, thoughts, and concerns.  While this phase of development can reveal many normal changes in our kids, finding successful ways to connect to them can present opportunities to support them in healthy decision making.  However, developmental challenges… Read more »

KidsTLC Announces New President & CEO

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KidsTLC Announces New President & CEO Gordon Docking succeeds Dr. Robert Drummond after 13 years of leadership OLATHE, KS – April 15, 2014 – The KidsTLC Board of Directors has announced the selection of Gordon Docking as its new President & CEO. He succeeds Dr. Robert Drummond, who is retiring in August after leading the organization… Read more »

OMC-KidsTLC Partnership

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KidsTLC Autism Program is excited to announce our partnership with Olathe Medical Center to add a Speech-Language Pathologist and Occupational Therapist to our multidisciplinary team! The addition of speech, language and occupational therapy allows us to provide a comprehensive treatment model that directly focuses on the core deficit areas for a child with an autism… Read more »