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Siskin Early Learning Center: An early childhood learning environment for children with special needs and those who are typically developing

Siskin Early Learning Center provides a quality early childhood education in an inclusive environment where children with special needs and disabilities, such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and autism spectrum conditions, receive early intervention services. They learn and grow side by side with children who are typically developing. The mission of Siskin Early Learning Center is to develop and promote early childhood education and early intervention in an inclusive society for children of all abilities based upon principles of respect, responsibility and community. 

Various strategies are used at Siskin Early Learning Center to promote children's development and teachers' professional development, including:

  • The Engagement Classroom Model
  • The Reggio Emilia approach
  • Implementation of a blended curriculum
  • Teaching staff coaching
  • Zone defense scheduling
  • Incidental teaching
  • Integrated therapy
Siskin Early Learning Center is conveniently located at 1101 Carter Street, directly across from the Chattanooga Convention Center.
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Siskin Children's Institute
1101 Carter Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402 | 423.648.1700 423.648.1739 tty
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