Lynn Lauren Early Education School

Special Needs Preschool Program

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Description
Provides an inclusive, play-based preschool program for children with special needs.

Service offers:

  • early education and intervention for children who have significant delays by supporting the development of typical preschool level skills
  • a variety of support services offered by the school

Family Wellness Program includes:

  • support to caregivers and families by working closely with other organizations and support agencies
  • opportunity for involvement in classroom activities, special workshops, home program support, information awareness, family networking, playgroups, resource / toy lending library, and computer / Internet access
  • outreach which involves modified home and / or community-based programs for families and children who require or request an alternative approach to the centre-based program
  • opportunities to share information, resources, and strategies between home and school to assist in building a stronger learning foundation for the child with special needs

Speech therapy includes:

  • assessment of a child's ability to express themselves and understand things that are said to them (expressive and receptive communication)
  • identifying needs and developing / recommending strategies surrounding development of a skill
  • identifying alternative communication strategies including a child who is non-verbal that may express themselves through sign language, gestures, or picture communication

Occupational therapy includes:

  • assessment and support for the development of preschool level daily living skills including fine motor skills, development of small muscle groups, self-help skills, sensory processing, and social / emotional abilities during play
  • facilitating the use of assistive technologies for communicating, learning, and playing

Physiotherapy includes:

  • assessment and support for the development of preschool level physical development including gross motor skills, sensory processing, and motor planning
Affiliation: Partnered with Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools, Central Alberta Child and Family Services Authority (CFSA).Key Provider: certified teachers, family wellness workers, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech language pathologists, teaching assistants
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to children with severe disabilities / delays who are either:
  • 3 to 5 years
  • or turning 3 years old by December 31 of current school year
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • contact Program Co-ordinator
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

There may be a waiting list.

Telephone
780-352-0224
Web Site
http://eefwc.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Contact for details. There may be fees not covered by Program Unit Funding (PUF).

Fee Reduction: Yes,

Funding may be available for eligible students. Part time attendance fees may be prorated.

Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Educational Institution
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
January 27, 2021
Address
5606 47 Street
Wetaskiwin, AB, T9A 2A2
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM