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  • Developmental Disability

    Child has been diagnosed with a developmental disability and requires a program/provider that has experience in this area: Ex. cerebral palsy.

  • Educational Disability

    Child has an educational disability and requires a program/provider that has experience in this area: Ex. dyslexia, speech delay.

  • Medical Care Needs

    Child requires a program/provider that will care for a child who needs special equipment, diet, care and/or monitoring in order to maintain health: Ex: diabetic, apnea monitor, food allergy.

  • Wheelchair Access

    Child requires a program/provider with wheelchair accommodations: Ex. ground level access on playgrounds, ramps, bathroom accessible.

  • Special Diet

    Child requires a program/provider who will accommodate special dietary needs.

  • Sign Language

    Parent and/or child requires sigh language to communicate.

  • Moderately Ill/Health Service

    The child's health status requires a level of care and attention that cannot be accommodated in a child care setting without the specialized services of a health professional -OR- the care of the child interferes with the care of other children and the child must be put in a special designated area of the program. The child has been evaluated and approved for inclusion by a health care provider to participate in the program.

  • Transportation

    Child requires transportation to/from program/provider.

  • Inclusive/Integrated

    Parent requests a program/provider that accommodates children with special needs during the regular course of activities.

  • Itinerant

    Child requires a program/provider that accommodates visiting specialists/therapists for children with special needs: Ex. speech, physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc.

  • Gifted

    Parent requests a program/provider that is geared for the enrichment and education of gifted children.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

    "Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors."
    www.autismspeaks.org