Childcare and Preschool Programs
2400 W 64th St, Richfield, MN, 55423-1099
Distance: 1012 Miles
A year-round early childhood program for children with disabilities (physical, mental, behavioral, emotional, speech, hearing) and children with typical needs in an inclusive environment
Programs are created to meet the individual needs of each child and builds on each child's strengths through a balanced learning/play environment.
Services include, based on age and needs of each child:
* Child care
* Early childhood special education (infant through kindergarten)
* Kindergarten readiness
* Center-based respite care
* Music therapy
* Occupational therapy (including sensory motor integration)
* Physical therapy
* Speech therapy
* Waivered services
The curriculum includes:
* The Creative Curriculum®: A program that encourages growth in all areas of child development
* SPARK: A literacy-based program using literature, music, art, and make-believe in skill development
* The Incredible Years©: A social/emotional curriculum designed to increase children's social skills, understanding of feelings, and increase children's conflict management skills
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
Children with and without disabilities
Apply online or call agency for more information
7:00am - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday
Twin Cities Metro area
|Main - Appointments||(612) 767-7222|
|Main - Intake||(612) 767-5180|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- 24-Hour Emergency Assistance (Waiver)
- Assistive Technology
- Autism Assessment
- Case Management (Waiver)
- Children's Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS)
- Early Intensive Developmental and Behavioral Intervention (EIDBI) Medical Benefit
- Employment Services (Waiver)
- Family Counseling
- Family Training
- Foster Care, Adult
- Foster Care, Child
- In-Home Family Support
- Mental Health Clinic
- Personal Support
- Rehabilitation Agency
- Rehabilitation Therapy
- Specialized Equipment and Supplies
- Supported Living Services (SLS)
- Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Community Partner
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
HD-1800.6500-330Inclusive Preschools Definition
Preschools that are staffed by individuals who have expertise in designing and operating programs that blend the needs of children of all abilities, including children with disabilities. These programs offer specialized educational experiences and activities for children with disabilities who are integrated into their program as well as those that are appropriate for other children.
HD-1800.6500-870Special Preschools Definition
Programs that provide educational experiences and activities that are especially designed to meet the needs of young children who are at risk for disabilities or who have been identified as having a disability and who would benefit from a structured preschool setting which focuses on social, emotional and physical development in addition to pre-academic skills. Services generally include an assessment of the child's strengths and weaknesses and the development and implementation of an individualized plan to help the child develop confidence, self-esteem and appropriate social skills.
LR-1700Early Intervention for Children With Disabilities/Delays Definition
Programs that identify infants, toddlers and in some cases, preschoolers who show evidence of or are at risk for lags in physical development, cognitive development, language and speech development, psychosocial development or self-help skills, and provide or coordinate the delivery of an enrichment program in order to minimize the potential for a developmental delay and to meet their current developmental needs. The program may include early identification activities (child find); a developmental evaluation; a review of family concerns, priorities and resources; meetings with the family to develop an individualized family service plan; service coordination to ensure that the individual and his or her family receive needed services which may include but are not limited to physical therapy, occupational therapy, audiology, health/medical services, nursing services, nutrition services, psychological services including specialized play groups or therapy sessions, counseling, speech and language assistance, special instructional services, transportation, and parenting skills development; and ongoing evaluation of the child's progress and his or her changing enrichment needs. Included are "birth to three" programs and federal, state or local programs that address the needs of slightly older children or children not otherwise eligible for "birth to three" programs.
PH-1250.8500Therapeutic Child Care Definition
Programs that provide individually-focused substitute parental care for abused, neglected and at-risk children within an inclusive child care setting. Specialized services for children in the program may include medical supervision, health screenings, individual health plans, developmental screenings for speech, gross and fine motor skills as well as services related to their social-emotional status. Child and family therapy and parenting classes may also be available.
YB-9500.1500-650Preschool Age Children Definition
Children who are age three to five.
Very young children from birth to age three.
YF-1500Communication Impairments Definition
Language, articulation, voice and/or fluency disorders which are outside the range of acceptable variation in a given environment and which are inconsistent with the person's chronological and/or developmental age.
YF-1800Developmental Disabilities Definition
A severe, chronic disability that is attributable to a cognitive, neurological or physical impairment or a combination of cognitive, neurological and physical impairments; that is manifested during the developmental period (prior to age 22); that is likely to continue indefinitely; and that results in substantial functional limitations in three or more areas of major life activity including self-care, receptive and expressive language, learning, mobility, self-direction, capacity for independent living, and economic self-sufficiency.
YF-5000Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities Definition
An alteration in thinking, mood or behavior or some combination of those that either creates distress or interferes with people's relationships or their ability function.
YF-6500Physical Disabilities Definition
Any of a variety of conditions that may be due to muscular, skeletal or neuromuscular disorders, paralysis or absence of one or more limbs, which impose physical limitations on the individual.