Partners in the Early Education of Children with Handicaps (PEECH)

Categories: Early Childhood

Service Areas: Dooly Macon Schley Sumter Taylor Webster

Website https://www.facebook.com/pages/Peech-Preschool-Program/160426323979694
Description

PEECH is a collaborative preschool program funded by the State of GA to provide free comprehensive services to disabled children between the ages of 3-5. Facility-based services: Serves the six local school systems. Preschool classes are taught by teachers certified in early childhood special education. Each child’s program is based on his or her individual educational needs. Community-based services: A special education preschool teacher works with the child and caregivers in that child’s day care center, preschool, or Head Start program. Home-based services: A teacher or qualified personnel work with the child and his caregivers in the home. Referral Process: Preschool teachers, physicians, health departments, Head Start, or other agencies involved in providing services to preschool-aged children. Anyone can initiate the screening process by calling or writing.

PurposeReferral Process: Preschool teachers, physicians, health departments, Head Start, or other agencies involved in providing services to preschool-aged children. Anyone can initiate the screening process by calling or writing.
MissionPEECH is a collaborative preschool program funded by the State of GA to provide free comprehensive services to disabled children between the ages of three and five. PEECH provides these services to the following school systems: Dooly, Macon, Schley, Sumter, Taylor, and Webster
EligibilityChildren 3-5 years old (not eligible for Kindergarten), exhibit moderate, severe, or profound disabilities in any of the following areas: significantly developmentally delayed, mentally disabled, hearing impaired, speech/language disordered, visually impaired, motor impairments, Autism, traumatic brain injury
Contact(s)
Tina Todd (Director)
Contact Number(s)
229-924-6446
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