Early Intervention SDC

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Toddler Program (California Early Start)
This program provides children, birth to three-years old, family focused services in a natural environment. Normally, these children have some combination of identified disabling conditions, including all students identified as solely low incidence.

Severely Handicapped Pre-School Program
This population provides early intervention for three- to five-year old students who have some combination of identified disabling conditions. Guided by the child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP), classes focus on self-help, communication, social, motor, and cognitive skills. When appropriate, students participate in activities with same age, non-handicapped peers.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHOH) Total Communication Pre-School Program
DHOH provides special programs for three- to five-year old students with hearing impairments. Guided by the child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP), classes focus on communication (utilizing sign language and voice), social, self-help motor and cognitive skills. In addition, students participate in activities with same age, non-handicapped peers when appropriate.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHOH) Aural/Oral Pre-School Program
This system provides a special program for three- to five-year old students with hearing impairments. Guided by the child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP), classes focus on communication (verbal modality only), aural habilitation, social, self-help motor, and cognitive skills. In addition, when appropriate, students participate in activities with same age, non-handicapped peers.