Inclusive Early Childhood Education and Development

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Easter Seals Inclusive Child Development Centers provide high-quality inclusive programs that include early intervention and education, full-day childcare, parental support and intergenerational activities. Our goal is to maximize the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of each child and ensure a successful transition into school. Easter Seals provides services for children with and without disabilities, six weeks to five years of age. Children attend with disabilities ranging from autism and Down syndrome to cerebral palsy among others.

Children also benefit from individualized and small group occupational, physical, cognitive, and speech/language therapy services offered within the classroom. As a result of their daily interaction, typically developing children develop a more positive perception of children with special needs and are comfortable with and understand special needs. Special needs children benefit from role modeling of their typically developing peers and an opportunity to meet all developmental needs in one program. Easter Seals Child Development Centers provide these services to children from a range of backgrounds, and we work especially hard to serve children from low- to moderate-income families. For those unable to afford the difference between actual cost of services and payment from insurance, Easter Seals secures grants from private foundations and government agencies as well as generous support of individuals.

Easter Seals operates four Child Development Centers:

Washington, D.C. 
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Child Development Center                            
2800 13th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Fax 202.462.7379

Northern Virginia
Child Development Center of Northern Virginia
300 Hunton Avenue
Falls Church, VA 22046
703.534.5355 Fax

College Park, MD
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Child Development Center

8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740
301.837.0874 Fax

Silver Spring, MD
The Safeway, Inc. Child Development Center in
The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Inter-Generational Center

1420 Spring Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910
301.920.9770 Fax

For more information on Easter Seals Child Development Centers, contact us or call 301.588.8700 or 800.886.3771.