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The first step in helping a child with special needs succeed is to gain a clear understanding of his or her learning needs, to pinpoint his or her specific areas of difficulty. To this end, we offer global assessments, including…

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Outdoor Playground

The sensory garden is a recreational space that provides room for movement and relaxation under the blue sky. Playing outdoors provides children the opportunity to engage all of their senses as they take in the colors, sounds, fragrances, and textures…

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Experiment Center

“Hands-on” science is available in the SKILD “mini-laboratory” space through guided experiments and with microscopes and other fun laboratory equipment, allowing each child to investigate and learn about the scientific world. Science is an all-encompassing and exciting subject, especially for…

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Art Center

There are many types of creative art and craft activities, from collage to play dough, offered at the Center. Creative endeavors are vital for a child with learning differences to explore their own abilities, learn through process, and gain a…

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Drama and Music Room

Drama enhances a child’s development in: 1.      Social and emotional skills 2.      Cooperation 3.      Expressing empathy 4.      Impulse control 5.      Physical skills, including gross and fine motor skills 6.      Cognitive abilities, such as abstract thinking and problem solving Children…

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Sensory Room

The sensory room is designed and fully equipped to provide a stimulating, yet calming, therapeutic atmosphere for each individual child. Children can engage all their senses in a “failure-free,” fun experience, focused on the development and integration of sensory abilities…

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Psychotherapy-old

Psychotherapy “Psychotherapy refers to a variety of techniques and methods used to help children and adolescents who are experiencing difficulties with their emotions or behavior. Although there are different types of psychotherapy, each relies on communications as the basic tool…

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ADHD

Attention-Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder is a disorder of higher brain functioning characterized by a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that disrupts functioning or development. There are three types of ADHD: Combined presentation of both inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity Predominantly inattentive demeanor Predominantly…

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Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism is a spectrum disorder that varies in severity. This disorder is characterized by impairment in social communication and interaction with restricted repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or activities. The impairment may be mild, moderate, or severe, and with or…

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Intellectual Disability

Students with intellectual disability are usually identified through intelligence tests and measures of adaptive behavior. The deficits in adaptive and intellectual functioning are related to conceptual, social, and practical domains. This disorder is characterized by low intellectual abilities and by…

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