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  • What to Look for in a Therapeutic Preschool

    Choosing the right preschool for your child can be a daunting task, especially when your child has a developmental difference. You might be wondering if a therapeutic preschool is the best fit for your child. But what is a therapeutic preschool? What does it provide that another preschool doesn't? What should you look for in a therapeutic preschool to know that it is right for your family?

    In this session you will learn what makes a preschool therapeutic, how traditional therapy is integrated in the preschool environment, the benefits of a therapeutic preschool experience and what questions to ask to make sure you find the best fit for your family. 

    You will walk away from this discussion understanding:

    1. How therapeutic preschools differ from non-therapeutic preschools

    2. How parents can evaluate and compare therapeutic preschools

    3. What to look for when touring a therapeutic preschool

    4. What to expect when transitioning to traditional schools after preschool

    Our esteemed panel consists of:

    Lorell Marin, Founder and CEO, LEEP Forward, Dr. Lori G. Tall, Executive Director, Black Bear Academy, Dr. Erin Harvey, Clinic Director and Occupational Therapist, Blue Bird Day, Kimberly Shlaes,  Director of Therapeutic Preschool Programing, PlayWorks Prep Therapeutic Preschool, Dr. Connie Weil, Clinical Psychologist, Tuesday's Child

    We appreciate our Supporting sponsors, PlayWorks Prep Therapeutic Preschool, and Tuesday's Child

    A special thank you to our Presenting sponsors, LEEP Forward, Black Bear Academy, and Blue Bird Day


    Edited by NPN Tareema

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