Children are our first priority at Easter Seals West Kentucky Child Development Center. Choosing child care comes down to one thing: doing what is best for a child. Easter Seals West Kentucky's Child Development Center helps children of all abilities develop to their potential by encouraging growth - at each child's pace.
How parents define child care varies according to individual family need. But the need for affordable, quality child care is great and growing. According to the 2012 Children's Defense Fund report on children who don't get high-quality early childhood interventions, an at-risk child is:
American Academy of Pediatrics studies on early child development have proven that a child's brain structure is influenced significantly by environment and experiences during the first few years of life. More than 50 Easter Seals Child Development Centers in communities across the nation help children of all abilities work toward developmental goals at the time in their lives when they are most ready to learn.
Easter Seals West Kentucky Child Development Center meets the accreditation guidelines set by STARS for KIDS NOW. STARS for KIDS NOW provides parents with a tool to help identify levels of quality when seeking a childcare setting outside of their home. Childcare centers and family childcare homes participating in STARS for KIDS NOW demonstrate a commitment toward providing quality care and education. Parents can use the rating system to gain an understanding of the factors that contribute to quality care and education, and can choose a child care setting that best matches their family's needs. The CDC currently has a THREE STAR rating which places the center among the top rated in western Kentucky.
Easter Seals West Kentucky Child Development Center offers ongoing training for care givers; low adult to child ratios; developmentally appropriate learning activities; and top-quality facilities that meet or exceed industry standards. As a non-profit organization, Easter Seals provides its high-quality services at costs that are affordable to families in need.
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