Preschool Special Needs Program
By Nancy Holleran
The Rossford Preschool Special Needs program is located at Glenwood Elementary,
8950 Avenue Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551. The phone number for Glenwood is
Preschool Special Needs teacher is Tracy Lowe.
If you or a parent you know has concerns about a toddler’s learning and development, there is support and assistance available to families with young children.
If the child is aged 0-3, the child may be eligible for the Help Me Grow program. Information can be obtained by calling 1-419-352-8402 or 419-244-1610.
If the child is age 3-5, the child may be eligible for the Rossford Preschool Program.
Both programs provide a free comprehensive assessment of a child's development.
What is the Rossford Preschool Program?
The Rossford Preschool Program is a developmentally appropriate program providing educational services to typically developing and special needs children between the ages of three and five. Children attend preschool four days per week (Monday through Thursday) either during the morning or afternoon following the Rossford School District’s calendar.
There is a maximum of 16 children with a highly trained teacher and an additional adult in the classroom. The curriculum is appropriate to the age and needs of the child.
The Preschool Program is licensed by the Ohio Department of Education.
What types of services are provided for children with special needs?
Early Childhood Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Others as needed
When are children enrolled?
A child with special needs may be enrolled any time once he/she becomes three years of age. Typical children are placed on a waiting list and notified of the placement during the spring/summer for that school year.
What are the costs?
For those children who are developing in a typical manner, the program cost is $600 per year.
How do I register my child for the program?
Any preschool-aged child in the Rossford school district may apply. All children identified with special needs will be offered program services. Typically developing children will be enrolled on a “first-come, first-served” basis.
Call the Rossford Special Services office at 419-666-4267 to request further information.