Philosophy & Methodology

Promoting Connection Through the Arts and Movement

This is an excerpt from PEP CEO Habeebah R. Grimes’ speech at this year’s PEP Rally for Kids, which captures why the arts and movement are so critical in our work with children who have experienced trauma. One year ago renowned psychiatrist, author and child trauma expert Dr. Bruce Perry spoke at our PEP Rally for
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PEP Prentiss Does March Madness

PEP Prentiss Autism Center recently held its fourth annual “March Madness” basketball skills competition – and it was an absolute joy. All kids had the chance to participate in the five events in the preliminary round. The highest scores advanced to the finals. The gym where our kids practice gross-motor skills was converted to PEP
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