Play Time

It is so important to work with these kids today, because with a baby you can never get back yesterday. One of the goals is to get the kids into regular school, not special education. Limitations are not put on the kids, just expectations. Nuestros Ninos staff works with kids either in Preschool or in a natural setting. This setting can be either the home, park playground or the public library. The parents need to know the staff is here for them also. It is so important to work with these kids today, because with a baby you can never get back yesterday. One of the goals is to get the kids into regular school, not special education. Limitations are not put on the kids, just expectations. Nuestros Ninos staff works with kids either in Preschool or in a natural setting. This setting can be either the home, park playground or the public library. The parents need to know the staff is here for them also.

The preschool can be a place to leave a child for an hour or so while mother gets some time herself.The preschool is a much-needed break after caring for a child with a disability for 22 hours a day.    It is important to know that Mental Retardation is not an illness; it’s a way of life. Once everyone understands this, life for all becomes much easier.