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He’s Come Even Further

Last year, we shared our friend, Aiden’s story. Today, we’re feeling nostalgic as Aiden prepares to move onto public school soon. Here’s an update on Aiden’s progress as he continues to grow and develop new skills. We are all astonished at how much progress Aiden has continued to make at GTP. He is so smart […]

Individualized, Nurturing Care Made All The Difference

Lauren and her family came to Growing Together Preschool beleaguered by difficulties. Lauren had grown up with some unique speech challenges: though she could inflect and speak with meaning, her phrases came out largely as babbling, with an occasional word anchoring her requests and statements to an idea. While her family could understand Lauren’s speech, […]

Family-Centered Support

Sometimes, families come to Growing Together Preschool facing a number of daunting challenges as they try to secure the best possible care for their children. Chasity and her family fit that description well, but thanks to the services provided by GTP and their partners, their story has a happy ending. Chasity’s mother toured GTP the […]

A GTP Legacy

Tayshawn works with his speech therapist, Ms. Sharon.

Tayshawn came to Growing Together as an infant at the urging of his great-grandmother. Born to a teenage mother, a village of family and teachers raise and care for Tayshawn. He has lived with his mother and great-grandmother his whole life, with his great-grandfather helping to raise him as well. Tayshawn has experienced much adversity […]

He’s come so far

When Aiden came to Growing Together Preschool a year and a half ago, he wasn’t interested in speaking or eating. Being away from his family was difficult but Ms. Deb, Aiden’s first teacher at GTP, was glad he came.    Growing Together Preschool is a special place for all children, especially those like Aiden who […]

GTP Makes a Difference in the Lives of Typically-Developing Children Too

Typically, we share stories of the children in our care who have special needs and are receiving our therapy services in addition to early care and education. However, we know that the model of inclusion and our high-quality program benefit children who are typically-developing. Today, we share the experience of Valentina and her family. When […]

A Place of Acceptance and Love for Conor

“I really can’t tell you how much it means to know he’s got such great people taking care of him and being so attentive to his status. It makes this whole going to work thing a bit easier!” – Amber Horne, Conor’s Mother For nearly the first five months of his life, Conor spent his […]

2015 Year in Review

2015 has been a year of great growth here at Growing Together Preschool.  Here’s what we’ve been up to this year. SENSORY SMART CLASSROOMS & MNRI MOVEMENT GROUPS Our classrooms are currently undergoing a transformation into sensory-smart classrooms, and we began MNRI movement groups with our occupational therapist, Kristy Stamper. The overall goal of both […]

Growing Together Preschool Made Our Family Stronger and Happier

Aiden’s parents contacted GTP in the spring of 2014. AT the time, Aiden was attending another childcare center where his days went smoothly until he transitioned to a new classroom. In the classroom Aiden began having tantrums and outbursts, and was spending most of his day in the director’s office. Aiden’s parents felt the classroom […]

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