Early Childhood Special Education Program

Our trademark program for qualifying young children with special needs offers comprehensive classroom and therapy services. In this program, our certified early childhood special education teachers offer individualized and appropriate learning activities for each child. Physical, occupational, and speech-language therapy services are provided in accordance with each child’s individualized education plan (IEP).

Educational Therapy Services

At SLC, our pediatric therapists–physical, occupational, and speech-language—work with each other and with family members to assess each child’s current functioning level. Our therapists are certified and licensed in their respective fields and provide services to children in a variety of environments.

SKIP Clinic

SLC’s SKIP Clinic provides outpatient and intensive therapy services for children from birth through 21 years old. We offer physical, occupational, and speech-language therapies. Sessions are individualized to each child’s specific needs and goals.

Crayon Kids Childcare Program

Our licensed childcare program for children with and without disabilities ages 6 weeks through age 5. Crayon Kids Childcare Program offers quality care and a quality education experience. Each of our 3 childcare rooms are designed to promote age-appropriate positive growth and development for young children. Staff within the Crayon Kids Childcare Program are trained and experienced in child development. The student/teacher ratio is kept to a minimum to maximize each child’s progress.

Missouri First Steps

First Steps is Missouri’s Early Intervention system for infants and toddlers, birth to age 3, who have delayed development or diagnosed conditions that are associated with developmental disabilities. First Steps works with families by ensuring that coordinated services are provided as conveniently as possible.

Outreach & Family Support

This program is a free program designed for families with children who have been diagnosed with a developmental disability or delay.

SLC’s Summer Therapy Program

Our summer camp for school age children with special needs (ages 7-15). The camp provides fun activities and field trips and is generally held for two weeks in July. From art activities to swimming, bowling, gymnastics, the camp provides opportunities for children with special needs to experience camp activities and field trips specifically designed for them.