The Therapeutic Nursery Programat the Rainbow Center for Children and Families is designed for preschool children with developmental delays and social and behavioral difficulties, as well as for children who need a small and specialized program.
The classroom provides a structured and supportive environment with a behavior modification system throughout the day. Daily routine includes literacy, social skills, fine and gross motor, science and mathematical activities. The program is implemeted by a licensed special education teacher and is overseen by a clinical psychologist. The Therapeutic Nursery Preschool program follows the same academic curricula as the mainstream classes.
The program goals include developing students' social, emotional, physical and cognitive skills and preparing them for an appropriate educational setting at the Elementary School level. Program staff collaborate with outside agencies and providers to meet the needs of the children consistently, and assist with the transition of students to their respective Public School Systems. Referrals are accepted from early childhood educators, social service agencies, therapists, pediatricians and families.
Rainbow Center for Children and Families
80 Garden Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109