The organization offers full time child care for children six-weeks-old to five-years-old in one of three inclusive early education settings from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. year round except for observed holidays.
Children participate in individualized instruction focused on pre-academic skills and kindergarten readiness in a specialized classroom or inclusive setting depending on strengths and needs of the child.
Licensed Occupational Therapists and Certified Assistants provide children with positive, fun activities to help them develop in the areas of self-help, fine and gross motor skills, oral motor, and play.
Licensed Speech and Language Therapists and Certified Assistants help children develop their speech, language, communication, and oral motor skills to promote success in other programs, services, and settings.
Children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder receive one-on-one treatment services in a specialized setting overseen by a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) in order to increase independence and readiness for an inclusive early education classroom and/or public school setting.
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker oversees the highly structured classrooms focused on specific skills related to emotional regulation, behavioral management, and/or interpersonal skills for children with a behavioral health diagnosis in order to improve the ability to participate in a less restrictive environment.
Education and Support Groups allow parents and caregivers to learn more about topics most relevant to raising a young child with special needs and seek support from others experiencing similar challenges.
Young children receive focused skill development in home and community environments in order to increase independence in functional living skills and promote consistency across all natural settings.
Highly skilled professionals work directly with children with special needs and their families in the home and community by providing families with support and resources needed to access services.
Note: Parent Education & Support Groups are currently being held in Augusta and Skowhegan though parents/caregivers from any location are welcome to join these trainings. Parent Education & Support Groups are subject to change on a monthly basis due to funding.