Centro de Niños Y PadresCalifornia State University, Los Angeles
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We are a family-focused center providing educational and therapeutic services to children from birth to three years old who are at risk for or have developmental disabilities. We are affiliated with the CSULA Division of Special Education and serve families living in the surrounding culturally diverse communities. In-home and center-based services are available based on family and child needs. Services are provided through a play-based, transdisciplinary approach.
What is Offered
- Family involvement and support - weekly home visits; bi-lingual home teachers; weekly bilingual support group; parent education in child development, special needs and advocacy.
- Inclusion - consultation services for toddlers with special needs in community preschool/day care programs; pilot program information about inclusive class for toddlers.
- Collaboration - with community agencies including Head Start, CSULA (staff development, transdisciplinary services for children, parent education), school districts and regional centers (parent education, child & family services, transition planning, and advocacy).
Opportunities for Observation:
- Infant/toddler classrooms
- Parent meetings
- Home visits
- Transition meetings
- Inclusion consulting
- Staff development/teamwork
The site can bring to you:
- Program video
- Parent education information and handouts
- Inclusive program information and handouts
- Staff consultation
Who You Will Meet
- Parents, teachers, staff, children, physical therapist, parent ed. coordinator
When Site Is Available For Visits
- Center - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday / 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- Home visits and consulting hours vary throughout the week
Number Of Visitors At One Time
- Groups of 4