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BronxTalk

March 30, 2020 Read more…

BronxTalk hostvGary Axelbank is joined by Dr. Todd Karlin of Astor Services for Children and Families for a discussion on maintaining mental health during this pandemic.


We Built a Playground!

May 1, 2018 Read more…

We built a playground with help from KaBOOM!, The Walt Disney Company, and Catholic Charities of NY, for the children Astor’s Lawrence F. Hickey Center in the Bronx.


Healing Power of Horses

May 1, 2018 Read more…

Healing Power of Horses – How horses helped Harry Brown, a former Astor resident, lead his best life. Astor Family Magazine Spring 2018


Healing Through Play

May 1, 2018 Read more…

Play is a way for children to explore and learn about the world. It is understood that the language skills of a very young child are often beyond what they can verbally express. It is a natural thing for children to pick up toys, and toys become their words.