The Debbie School : Education & Services

Classroom Descriptions

  • Infant Nursery provides an inclusive educational environment for children birth through twelve months of age who are enrolled in the Early Education Program and Infant Toddler Preschool Education Program. The curriculum invites exploration through teacher-child interactions and stimulating activities.
  • Pre-Toddler Classroom provides an inclusive educational environment for children twelve months to approximately eighteen months of age who are enrolled in the Early Education Program and Infant Toddler Preschool Education Program. The curriculum is designed for growth and development through the application of developmentally appropriate practices.
  • Toddler I & II Classrooms provides an inclusive educational environment for children eighteen through thirty-six months of age who are enrolled in the Early Education Program and Infant Toddler Preschool Education Program. The curriculum is designed for continued growth and development in the areas of cognition, communication, fine and gross motor, socialization, and self-help.
  • Early Preschool Program provides an educational environment for children who are from twelve to twenty-four months of age who are enrolled in the Auditory/Oral Education Program and the Infant Toddler Preschool Education Program. Curricula include the development of auditory/oral speech and language skills, cognitive skills, self-help skills, gross and fine motor skills, and social skills.
  • Preschool Classroom provides an inclusive educational environment for children thirty-six through forty-eight months of age who are enrolled in the Auditory/Oral Education Program and the Infant Toddler Preschool Education Program. Pre-academic skills such as pre-reading and pre-math are introduced at this level. Learning through play, exploration, and discovery is encouraged.
  • Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten Classroom provides an inclusive educational environment for children forty-eight months through sixty-months of age who are enrolled in the Auditory/Oral Education Program and the Infant Toddler Preschool Education Program. The curriculum introduces primary language arts, reading, math, social science, music, art, and physical education.
  • Primary Program provides an educational environment for children who are ready for a first and second grade curriculum who are enrolled in the Auditory/Oral Education Program. Language arts, reading, math, social science, and physical education constitute the basis of the students’ daily schedule while continuing emphasis on auditory/oral speech and language development.
  • Mouseketeers Classroom provides services for children enrolled in the Early Education program with profound disabilities in a self- contained classroom. During mainstream periods, children participate in patio time and play time with the adjoining Toddler II Classroom. Some children also participate in the Pre-Toddler and Toddler I Inclusion Classrooms during circle time. During reverse mainstreaming, pre-kindergarten typically developing children join the classroom for small group and individual activities. The typically developing children interact with the children through books, puppets, and manipulative toys with the use of assistive technology.