Special Needs Support Program

What is the goal of SNSP?

The Special Needs Support Program (SNSP) helps families of children with special needs by increasing the capacity for inclusive childcare. SNSP works with childcare professionals to enhance skill and knowledge levels through educational instruction.

We utilize a team approach to caring for children with special needs. We believe in collaborating across organizations to maximize services for each child.

What can we offer families?

Families receive training for their chosen childcare provider, case management services, free educational classes and links to community resources.

What can we offer childcare providers?

Onsite technical assistance is provided from qualified professionals from the community, based on the family's eligibility. Childcare professionals have access to classes focused on special needs topics and can receive continuing education credit with The Registry.

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