A Unique Approach to Special Needs Daycare
Here at First Kid’s, our team understands parents’ challenges when trying to find the right daycare for a special needs child. Every parent wants their child to be safe, happy, and well cared for. However, most parents will also want to offer their kids the opportunity to engage with other children while developing their social skills. Our special needs daycare in Miami specializes in providing children with a safe, therapeutic environment where all of these things can happen.
Our daycare is equipped with therapy gyms, safe playgrounds, and an extensive array of child-appropriate toys so that any special needs child can fully participate in playtime activities alongside their peers.
First Kid’s is here to provide you and your child with the best care for their needs. We aim to provide a nurturing and safe environment where they can thrive and grow. Our staff is also trained in the latest early childhood development methods and remains committed to helping your child grow into a happy, healthy adult. We offer a wide range of services, including speech, physical, occupational, and more!
Special Needs Children Need More than a Caregiver
Working with children who have special care needs is very rewarding. However, a childcare facility must understand the child and their special needs to make the necessary accommodations to support their learning and development.
Any care provider must remember that children with special needs are children first with all the same needs as any other child. This means providing kids with a place to feel physically comfortable, loved, and secure. First Kid’s commits to providing special needs children with every opportunity to play and learn with people who care for them and help them be successful.
Some special needs children may need more time to learn and practice particular skills and additional praise and encouragement to help them achieve the skills typical for their age group.
They may also need specific adaptations to nurture their growth and help them succeed at certain activities.
However, it is important to remember that in many ways, these children aren’t different from other kids and that special needs care for children is about putting “Kids First” with a unique, specialized approach to help them achieve their goals in a fun, welcoming environment.
Recognizing Every Child is Unique
When working with children with special needs, providers must realize that every child and every disability is unique. Children with visual impairments have different needs than those that may have behavioral or occupational challenges.
Additionally, our special needs daycare in Miami helps to care for children that have more than one disability. The severity of challenges that every disability presents may also be different for each individual child. Kid’s First makes the changes and modifications necessary with a customized approach for every child that we care for.
Parents and children alike benefit from a kid-focused approach as children benefit from being around other children while receiving consistent care from a trained, caring adult. Children can also learn respect for others that may have abilities that are different from their own, including how to respond appropriately while learning to help others.
The Conditions We Treat
First Kid’s special needs daycare in Miami treats various conditions and cares for children in all aspects of their conditions that affect their lives, beyond simply the physical ones. The conditions we treat at First Kid’s PPEC include:
- Cardiac Conditions
- Cerebral Palsy
- Developmental Disabilities
- Gastrointestinal Diseases
- Genetic Syndromes
- Metabolic Disorders
- Neurological Disorders
- Neuromuscular Diseases
- Respiratory Diseases
- Technology Dependencies: Oxygen, Trachs, Ventilators, Feeding Tubes, Monitors
- Other Complex Disorders
Special Needs Daycare in Miami | First Kid’s PPEC
First Kid’s PPEC is a special needs daycare in Miami focusing on providing our patients with personalized, high-quality care through the best resources that help them heal or improve their current medical condition.
The mission is simple: We want to help you raise the best possible version of your child—one who is confident and happy in his or her own skin no matter what challenges may come their way. We’re here for you every step of the way!
To learn more about how a special needs-focused daycare center like our trained professionals from First Kid’s can help your child, reach out to our caring and dedicated staff today for more information!