Preschool Program at All About KidsTM
(CPSE 3-5 years)

All About KidsTM was one of the first agencies in New York to establish a Special Education Itinerant Teacher Program, and is currently a:


At
All About KidsTM our comprehensive Preschool Services are provided by our highly qualified Special Education teachers and therapists in the following settings:

All About KidsTM is an approved provider of comprehensive English and bilingual multidisciplinary Preschool Evaluations, Special Education and Related Therapy Services. Our qualified personnel serve children and families residing in the five boroughs (5) of New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties. All About KidsTM can be reached by telephone, email, or by visiting one of our office locations.

All About KidsTM offers the following Preschool (CPSE) Evaluations and Services:

New York State 4410 Preschool Evaluation Site:
All About KidsTM Comprehensive English, Bilingual, and Diagnostic (including Autism Spectrum Disorders) Multidisciplinary Evaluations, make use of various assessment methods from multiple and diverse sources in order to develop an understanding of what a child knows, understands and can do with the knowledge gained as a result of his or her experiences. The evaluation results contain valuable information that identifies areas of strength and areas of need and are used to determine eligibility for the Committee on Preschool Special Education Program.

Special Education Itinerant Teaching:
A Special Education Itinerant Teacher or SEIT is a licensed special education teacher who is able to work with young children with disabilities participating in early childhood programs. The Special Education Itinerant Teacher or SEIT serves children in different groups and/or programs, and therefore "travels" from group to group or program to program. Special education Itinerant teachers assist in the designing of learning environments and activities that promote each child's development in the Least Restrictive Environment. This includes providing information, modeling, training and support to positively affect the development and maintenance of skills.

Related Services:

Group Services

Preschool Group and Individual Interactive Services:

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Speech and Language Groups:

Preschoolers with difficulties in communication have a wonderful opportunity to improve their speech and language skills while working in a supportive and social environment with their peers. Group leaders are Masters level experienced speech language pathologist. Goals are individualized and age appropriate for each child and may include expressive and receptive language skills, social skills: pragmatics, phonology, articulation, and or fluency. Peer interaction is utilized to promote developing key skills such as:

  • Turn Taking
  • Sharing
  • Eye Contact
  • Age Appropriate in Seat Behavior
  • Attention Span

Children are encouraged to use speech to initiate, respond, or maintain verbal conversation and turn taking. Guided interactive play and language activities in the group offer many teaching opportunities for children to practice appropriate language and behaviors with their peers. These are all skill that will help the children develop readiness skills for both preschool and kindergarten. Parents are required to remain at the facility for the duration of their child's therapy and may observe group sessions through parent viewing windows.

Offered at the following All About KidsTM locations:
Plainview: Preschool 1/2 hour sessions

Occupational Therapy Groups:
Designed for the preschooler transitioning to Kindergarten, our groups work on pre-readiness skills. Trained and experienced Occupational Therapists help children develop fine motor skills and activities of daily living (ADL) within a small setting. Specific programs are engineered to increase intrinsic hand strength and handwriting skills such as Handwriting without Tears and the writing C.L.A.W.

Offered at the following All About KidsTM locations:
Plainview: Preschool 1/2 hour sessions

Social Skills Groups:
This group is facilitated either by a trained and qualified speech language pathologist or a social worker. During organized and structured play activities children are utilized to assist the child to work on developing and enhancing age-appropriate behavior in a social setting. Children together, children learn how to interpret social cues, such as body language. Individualized tailored objectives include social greetings, following conversational rules, topic maintenance, and behavior modification. Organized and structured play and organized activities enable children to develop appropriate expression of feelings and conflict resolution.

Offered at the following All About KidsTM locations:
Plainview: Preschool 1 hour, once per week

*availability of services varies by region

PRESCHOOL CPSE (3 TO 5 YEARS OLD)