About Dorothy Hastings

Dorothy Hastings is the Director of First School, which are three preschool and Child Day Care centers located throughout Southern California. First School provides a hands-on approach to preschool education and¬†child care programs that emphasizes all around child development. In addition to their intuitive academic approach, First School also focuses on developing a child’s social skills and self-confidence, which is made possible in their intimate learning atmosphere.

Thanksgiving: Time to Teach Your Kids About Gratitude

Most people view Thanksgiving as a holiday when family comes together to share a delicious meal. However, there is more to this holiday. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to teach your kids about how blessed they are. Dorothy HastingsDorothy Hastings … Continue reading

Visual Impairments in Preschoolers: An Overview

Visual impairment is a result of a functional loss of vision that are caused by eye disorders which include retinal degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, albinism, and muscular problems resulting in visual disturbances, congenital disorders, corneal disorders, diabetic retinopathy, and infection. According … Continue reading