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Little Meadows offers several early childhood and special education opportunities to prepare students for kindergarten and beyond. All programs offer developmentally appropriate activities that build on your child’s emerging talents and strengths. Family participation is an important component of all our programs.

Early Intervention (EI)

The Early Intervention Program (EIP) and EI services are for children less than 3 years of age who have or are suspected of having a developmental delay and/or disability.

EIP services are provided at no out-of-pocket cost to families, but health insurance may be accessed for reimbursement for EI services provided to eligible children and their families. Funding is provided by NYSDOH.

Related therapy services are available to toddlers both in the home/community and in the Centers. These services can include:

We are pleased to offer these services in several different languages.

Early Intervention (EI)

The Early Intervention Program (EIP) and EI services are for children less than 3 years of age who have or are suspected of having a developmental delay and/or disability.

EIP services are provided at no out-of-pocket cost to families, but health insurance may be accessed for reimbursement for EI services provided to eligible children and their families. Funding is provided by NYSDOH.

Related therapy services are available to toddlers both in the home/community and in the Centers. These services can include:

We are pleased to offer these services in several different languages.

Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)

Little Meadows Early Childhood Center offers children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) a rigorous Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program in a classroom setting or in their home. Our ABA program is implemented by a highly skilled staff with extensive knowledge and experience in Behavior Analysis. The program is supervised by a Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA).

ABA is the scientific method of therapy used to develop needed skills and behaviors through a systematic use of positive rewards and consequences with measurable goals. It is a natural science focused on the principles of learning behaviors through rewards. ABA is used to improve behaviors like social skills, communication, cognitive skills, reduction of self-injury as well as learned skills like grooming, hygiene, fine motor dexterity and personal care.

In ABA, we work on:

  • Decreasing problematic behaviors
  • Teaching communication and flexibility skills
  • Appropriate play and socialization
  • Appropriate daily living skills or self-help skills
  • Cognitive and physical skills…and so much more

Our center-based ABA program is a 2-hour session (Monday-Friday) led by a New York Certified Special Education Teacher along with trained behavioral Teacher Assistants. The program offers your child a 1:1 or small group setting with programmatic interventions implemented according to the principles of ABA and their IFSP goals.

Our home-based ABA program sessions are designed by our supervising BCBA and implemented by a qualified and experienced Early Intervention Professional. Each individualized plan incorporates parent focused goals and feedback in order to maximize the child’s developmental skills.

In addition, we offer a multi-disciplinary approach to maximize the outcome for every child as determined by their IFSP. Our team includes Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational and Physical Therapists, and Speech and Language Pathologists.

Pre-K For All

Pre-K for All is a free, high-quality preschool program providing dynamic classroom experiences that captivate young learners. Curriculum focus is ‘getting ready to learn’ so that children flourish in kindergarten and beyond. This partnership with NYCDOE offers diverse options for families. Pre-K for All is a full day (6 hours and 20 minutes), 10-month program that runs five days a week from September through June.

An option for extended care is available until 4 pm for a small fee.

Pre-K for All hours: 8:30am-2:50pm

Pre-K for All is a free, high-quality preschool program providing dynamic classroom experiences that captivate young learners. Curriculum focus is ‘getting ready to learn’ so that children flourish in kindergarten and beyond. This partnership with NYCDOE offers diverse options for families. Pre-K for All is a full day (6 hours and 20 minutes), 10-month program that runs five days a week from September through June.

An option for extended care is available until 4 pm for a small fee.

Pre-K for All hours: 8:30am-2:50pm

Summer Camp

The Little Meadows Summer Camp is a 6-week program offering children a range of activities and programs to reinforce and build upon each child’s academic, social and personal goals and strengths. Children receive a quality early childhood experience in a safe, attractive, and nurturing environment. Focus is placed on child-initiated learning, language development, and social-emotional growth.

A high child/staff ratio ensures that each child is given individual attention as needed. Little Meadows offers both a full-day and half-day schedule.

Activities include

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Outdoor Water Play & Playground

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Games & Sports

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Special Events

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Learning Activities

Camp hours:

5-day, 3-day and 2-day programs available
Full-day: 8:30am–3pm
Half-day: 8:30am–11:30am or 12pm–3pm

Extended Day Care (3-4pm) available at an additional cost.

Click here for Summer Camp Flyer and Rates

Special Education Preschool (CPSE)

At Little Meadows, we have designed an environment for your child that influences learning and life in a meaningful way. We know that first and foremost, your child’s safety is of paramount importance. To achieve a safe learning environment, we utilize advanced security systems and technology, meticulously trained staff, and rigid safely policies.

Classrooms are air conditioned, bright, spacious and equipped with developmentally appropriate toys and materials to excite your child’s curiosity and imagination. Our off-site integrated programs also provide spacious classrooms and developmentally appropriate outside play areas.

Special Education Pre-School (CPSE)

At Little Meadows, we have designed an environment for your child that influences learning and life in a meaningful way. We know that first and foremost, your child’s safety is of paramount importance. To achieve a safe learning environment, we utilize advanced security systems and technology, meticulously trained staff, and rigid safely policies.

Classrooms are air conditioned, bright, spacious and equipped with developmentally appropriate toys and materials to excite your child’s curiosity and imagination. Our off-site integrated programs also provide spacious classrooms and developmentally appropriate outside play areas.

Afterschool Toddler Playgroups

At Little Meadows, we recognize and support the needs of working families and others who benefit from after school care for their young children. At Little Meadows, we offer fun, engaging playgroups for 2 year old children, facilitated by our trained staff.

Kids’ Night Out

Coming Soon!

To support to our Little Meadows Community families, we will be offering regular Kids’ Night Out.  These will be 3-hour evening childcare programs occurring 1-2 times per month.  Parents/guardians can enjoy an evening alone while the kids enjoy safe, fun activities!

Activities include:

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Age-Appropriate Games

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Movies & Popcorn

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Kid Crafts

Kids’ Night Out offers:

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Trained Supervision

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Drop off at 5:00pm

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Pick up at 8:00pm