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Site Description

Address

6554 Manchester Ave.

St. Louis, MO 63139

http://www.catchafallingstar.org/

Overview of Organization

Catch a Falling Star is a non-profit organization that offers child care for children, ages 2-13 through after-school programs (during the school) year and Saturday programs. They serve children of all abilities, but serve a significant number of children with autism. The center currently has two computers available for the children, which aren’t working.

History of Organization

  • The program is nearly two years old (approx. 2006)
  • There were once two working computers, donated by Washington University,┬áin use by the children

Summary of Organization’s Vision, Mission, and Goals

CAFS’ mission is to promote physical and social skill development in children of all abilities and to promote inclusion. Their vision for technology in their center is for there to be four computers set up to be used by the children who attend programs. As part of their vision, these computers will promote the use of word processing and publishing utilities, as well as feature educational games. Kids will be able to use the computers to conduct research and play games on the internet in a safe online environment.