SNP Preschool Supervisor
770-.651.2116 Email Ms. Shuemake
The Douglas County School's Special Needs Preschool Program is an early intervention program serving children ages 3 to 5 who reside in Douglas County. It is a division of the Douglas County Schools Program for Exceptional Children. To be eligible for the Special Needs Preschool Program, a child must exhibit a significant delay in one or more of the following areas: Cognition, Speech/Language, Motor Skills, Social Skills, Adaptive Skills, Vision Impairment, or Hearing
The philosophy of the Douglas County Special Needs Preschool Program is to provide instruction for each child based on his/her developmental needs. We provide functional, language-building activities geared toward the development of appropriate social, self-care, motor, cognitive and communication skills. Students are assessed both formally and informally on a regular basis. Parental involvement is considered integral to meeting each child's overall needs. Our program uses several instructional methodologies as well as a variety of materials adapted to meet the needs of each child. We are committed to providing children and parents with a positive learning experience in a safe, nurturing and informative environment.
The following services are provided free of charge:
- Hearing Screenings
- Vision Screenings
- Evaluation - Speech/Language and Developmental
The services below are provided free of charge to eligible children:
- Speech/Language Services
- Developmental Services
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
For questions or information regarding services for children ages 3 to 5 years old, contact The Special Needs Preschool Program at 770.651.2116.