OUR GROUPS

Based on skills, not ages

BLUEBERRIES

3:1 Student-to-Teacher Ratio

​Therapeutic Goals

  • Communication: vocalizations, smiles, excitement

  • Gross motor: head control, foundational mobility, tolerance of handling

  • Fine motor: grasping, reaching, bringing hands together

  • Cognitive: purposeful actions, exploring environment, introduction to circle time

  • Social/emotional: eye contact, establishing trust with caregivers, tolerance of being away from home

  • Self-help: tolerating all self-care tasks

Organic Blueberries

STRAWBERRIES 

4:1 Student-to-Teacher Ratio

​Therapeutic Goals

  • Communication: signs and gestures, foundational vocabulary, understanding simple directions

  • Gross motor: crawling, walking, throwing, kicking, safety awareness

  • Fine motor: intro to coloring, building, putting in/out, matching, puzzle boards, simple crafts

  • Cognitive: 3-5 minutes attention for circle time, cleaning up toys, simple pretend play

  • Social/emotional: taking turns, sharing toys, parallel play with peers, transitions between tasks

  • Self-help: finger-feeding, straw and open cup for drinks, helping with dressing/undressing, washing own hands, putting items in own cubby

Strawberries

ORANGES

5:1 Student-to-Teacher Ratio

Therapeutic Goals

  • Communication: phrases, answering questions, understanding complex directions

  • Gross motor: jumping, playground equipment, safety awareness

  • Fine motor: pre-handwriting skills, multi-step crafts, complex puzzles and construction

  • Cognitive: 5-10 minutes attention for circle time

  • Social/emotional: regulating behavioral responses, joint play with peers

  • Self-help: self-feeding with utensils, straw and open cup for drinks, independent dressing/undressing, washing own hands, potty training

Pile of Oranges