Committed to Enabling Every Child to Reach Their Potential
In a nurturing and vibrant environment, our preschool offers highly individualized educational and therapeutic services to children including clinical consultation by a nationally renowned expert in early childhood psychology and education.
Our classrooms are rich in learning opportunities and are tailored to children’s individual needs. Therapeutic services, including speech and language, occupational and physical therapy, and mental health services are an integral part of our school.
Family Support &
NYCCD recognizes that families are important and central to a student’s development. NYCCD offers a wide array of family support and services throughout the school. Our dedicated Parent Outreach Coordinator leads our parent/teacher association, school fundraising activities and our fun family centered activities.
Additional services include parent support groups, parent counseling, training and workshops.
Our related services staff consists of licensed speech, occupational, physical therapists and social workers. The therapy team addresses the student’s physical and sensory motor, language, social and emotional development.
Following a transdisciplinary model, therapists actively collaborate to optimize students functioning within the school setting.
Speech and Language Therapy
Speech and language pathologists address social communication, play skills and receptive, expressive language.
Occupational therapists address fine motor skills, visual motor/perceptual skills, activities of daily living, play skills, sensory integration and regulation.
Physical therapists address gross motor, strength, endurance, stair negotiation, balance and coordination skills.
Mental Health Services
Skilled psychologists and social workers provide a range of services to families and children, including counseling, family training and family/caregiver support groups.
“We have marveled at our child's progress, and the passion and skill of the staff.”