Bussey Center offers special education programs for Southfield children ages birth to 6 who may have developmental delays in learning, speech and language, physical development or social-emotional development. Early Intervention, for children ages birth to 3, provides a home-based program with a special education teacher as well as school-based services such as speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy when needed.
Children ages 3 to 6 attend classes five mornings or afternoons a week. Transportation is available. Qualified special education teachers plan and implement a curriculum which addresses the needs of their young students. At this age, research indicates that children learn best through their play. Teachers design play activities/therapy which help the children meet their developmental goals.