STORY PLACE PRESCHOOL

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Story Place Preschool, Inc is a special needs preschool providing educational and therapeutic services for children identified with special needs as well as daycare and preschool services for typically developing children. We provide a continuum of individualized, quality educational services, therapeutic services and family support to children from birth to 5 years old with special needs. Story Place utilizes a child-centered philosophy incorporating learning through play. Our interdisciplinary teams focus on nurturing the whole child by enhancing interests and strengths to overcome needs.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of Story Place Preschool to provide a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on each child’s learning style. Together, with our families and the community, we celebrate each child’s strengths and independence through safe, creative, and nurturing experiences.

Classrooms

Full Day Integrated Classrooms

Our full day integrated preschool program will be open from 9:00 - 2:00 on a daily basis. The integrated classroom utilizes a team teaching approach through collaborative effort between Story Place Preschool and typical daycare housed on our campus. The integrated class includes children, ages three to five, and is staffed by a special education teacher, a nursery school teacher and up to two teacher assistants depending on enrollment. Therapy services are provided during the preschool day both in and out of the classroom depending on the goals being addressed. The class can accommodate up to 6 children with special needs and up to 10 typically developing children. Parents enrolling their children in the daycare program have the option to enroll their children two (Tuesday, Thursday), three (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) or five days a week. Classroom activities are play-based and facilitate learning through small, large group and self-directed play.

Full Day Self Contained Classroom

Story Place Preschool is licensed to operate two full day (five hour) center-based classrooms for children from 3-5 years. The classroom is staffed by a special education teacher and 2 teacher assistants with a maximum of between 10-12 students in each class. This class meets five days per week from 9:00 - 2:00 and follows the regional school calendar.

Developmental Toddler Group

Our Develomental Toddler Group operates Monday through Friday, 9:00am-11:30am. Children 18 months to 3 years old attend two, three or five days per week. The classroom is staffed by a special education teacher and a teacher aide. Speech/language, occupational , physical and play therapy services are offered to children that are approved to receive these services. The classroom can accomodate up to 12 children. All classroom activities are play based and children are exposed to the NYS Common Core Pre-K Learning Standards.

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