Who Should Apply?
Willowcrest students are neurodivergent children between the ages of 3 and 6 with learning differences including ADHD, ASD, dyslexia, anxiety, auditory processing disorder, and speech and language differences. Our holistic approach to special education supports children who flourish with individualized teaching and small classroom sizes.
What is Willowcrest?Willowcrest is a progressive center for the early education of neurodivergent children. The collaboration between the clinical team, teachers and parents provides holistic support to help children make progress towards their goals in a supportive and nurturing environment. In addition to its developmental preschool program, it supports families through a system of parent education and community building opportunities, consultation on school placement, IEP support, in-home and school observations and referrals.
Who do we serve?Willowcrest supports children ages 3–6 with speech and language delays, ADHD, ASD and a variety of neurodivergent learning styles and their families.
What do we offer?Willowcrest’s developmental preschool provides immersive early education through a full-day multi-sensory language based curriculum that promotes emotional regulation, social communication and friendship skills. Children have the opportunity to work collectively and 1:1 with a cooperative team of teachers and therapists. Each child receives: 1 hour per week 1:1 speech therapy 1 hour per week 1:1 occupational therapy 2 30 minute group sessions per week with our neurological music teacher 8+ hours weekly of observation from our Clinical Director and BCBA for behavior support and planning
What’s the teacher/student ratio?Between 1:1 and 3:1 depending on the activity.
What are the school hours?School hours are Monday through Friday from 9am to 2pm.
When can I apply?Willowcrest offers students rolling admission and families are encouraged to apply year round. We are currently accepting applications for the 2023/24 school year. Please schedule a call using the button on the top right corner of your screen.
Willowcrest accepts applications and enrolls students year-round. Please schedule a call with our Executive Director, Natally, below.