DCEC provides year-round care for children with special needs from birth to five years old.

  • We can utilize IEPs written by the school district or Early Interventionists.

  • We work closely with Tri County Therapy, which provides on-site occupational, physical, and speech therapy.

  • Our staff is specially trained in developmentally appropriate care.

  • We build trust, our students build capacity, and with support and encouragement, these exceptional children go on to live the lives of their dreams.

  • We offer Afterschool Care, Summer Care, and care during school breaks for children age 5 to 10.

  • We offer a center-based program with a low teacher-to-student ratio, ensuring students receive the care and individualized attention they need.

  • Our center has the equipment and facilities needed to provide a stimulating, safe, and appropriate environment for children to gain confidence, self-esteem, and maximize potential.

  • We work closely with parents, therapists, doctors, teachers to form a holistic, individualized plan for each child, setting appropriate goals and monitoring success.

  • We closely follow directions from specialists to ensure that children with special needs or disabilities have every need met, from feeding to developing motor skills.