Why Art Therapy?

Project CHILDD offers free art therapy programs for children with developmental disabilities. During the school year, monthly sessions are held  at both The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx and  the Pelham Art Center in Pelham.

Why does Project CHILDD offer art therapy?




Because it’s fun and it has proven therapeutic benefits.


Art therapy is not about the finished product. As Kate Latour notes in her Continue reading “Why Art Therapy?”

Nicholas Clausen Receives 2017 Charles Fazzino Award of the Heart!

Margaret Monahan, Director of Project CHILDD, presented Nick with the award at the annual senior awards ceremony at Pelham Memorial High School on May 31st.

Congratulations, Nick! And thank you for your hard work and dedication. You and your fellow volunteers are a big part of Project CHILDD’s success.

Each year, Project Community gives the Award of the Heart to a PMHS senior who has volunteered as a mentor for Project CHILDD, which serves children with developmental disabilities Continue reading “Nicholas Clausen Receives 2017 Charles Fazzino Award of the Heart!”