General Topics

Infant Mental and Emotional Health

Join Professor Jim Coffey as he interviews Sarah Fitzgibbons, Clinical Director of The Society for the Protection and Care of Children in Rochester, NY, as they discuss infant mental and emotional health. (27 minutes)

292baby Rochester Children’s Film Fest

Join host Jim Coffey, professor, Monroe Community College as he interviews Stephanie Romney, RD, from the American Heart Association and Shamika Fusco, from the Rochester Public Library. They introduce this year’s Rochester Children’s Film Festival in celebration of April, Month of the Young Child. The month-long event is sponsored by the Rochester Association for the Education of the Young Child.


Join Jim Coffey, communication professor as he interviews Debra Ross, founder and publisher of “” This website highlights all the activities for parents/caregivers and their children in 15 different communities around the country. It is based in Rochester, New York. Joining them is 14-year old Ella, Debra’s daughter and an active member and helper with the website. Ella first appeared in a 292-BABY video when she was 2 1/2 years old so this was a homecoming for her and mom.

Seizures in Children

Join pediatrician, Dr. Elizabeth Murray as she interviews Dr. Inna Hughes, a Pediatric Neurologist from the Golisano Children’s Hospital in Rochester, New York. Dr. Hughes introduces the topic of seizures in children with important information for anyone caring for young children. 11 minutes.

Calling the 911 center

Join Dr. Elizabeth Murray as she interviews Christopher Martin, a 911 supervisor in Monroe County, New York, discussing what’s important when you call 911.

Rochester’s Libraries

Join Tonia Burton, Children’s Library Consultant, as she introduces the viewers to the library system in Rochester and Monroe County, New York. Joining her are Children’s Librarians Robin Benoit, leading a session with infants and Shamika Ledesmus as she introduces us to the Toy Library at Rochester’s Lincoln Branch Library. 30-min.

Rochester Children’s Film Festival 2015

Join children’s librarian Shamika Ledesmas as she interviews Stephanie Romney from the American Heart Association and Ruth Cowing, Program Director of the Rochester Children’s Film festival as they discuss this years offering. The festival is sponsored by the Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children.

Signing with Infants and Toddlers

Join Susan Rizzo, Master Level Signing Time Academy Instructor and Founder of RocCity Signers LLC, as she describes the wonderful benefits, to child and caregiver, of using sign language with your baby and toddler. You will learn this is for EVERY child and the benefits are many. If you have a baby or young child, you’ll want this information. (43 minutes)