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Programs that are licensed to provide supervised care within designated facilities for children during some portion of a 24-hour day. Staff for approved day care centers must meet defined educational requirements; the program must ensure specified adult/child ratios; and the facility must meet building, fire and zoning codes. (AIRS PH-1250.1400) View on Map
201 Jones Road, Suite 500
Waltham, MA 02451
201 Jones Road, Suite 500
Waltham, MA 02451
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Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
3445 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-739-2700
Eligibility: There are programs at Trudeau for all stages of life. Each program has eligibility requirements.
Services Provided:

The J. Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center provides a wide range of comprehensive services for all ages including :

Community Supports and Home Based Children's Services link

  • Family Support Services
  • Applied Behavior Analysis(ABA)
  • Home Based Therapy Services (HBTS)
  • Respite
  • Personal Assistance and Support Service(PASS)

Crayons Therapeutic Child Care Center and Kids Connect Program link(currently closed and not accepting new enrollments)

Adult Services link

  • Employment Concepts
  • Residential Services
  • Adult recreation
  • Shared Living
  • Works for me

Additional Directory Listings of Trudeau Programs

  • Early Intervention-listed on a separate Directory entry
  • Pathways Strategic Teaching Center's school for children with autism
Provider Profiles:

Our mission is to promote an enhanced quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities. Trudeau has served as the area’s leading provider of services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are one of the few human service organizations that serves individuals at all stages of life. We currently work with over 3,000 consumers annually throughout Rhode Island and in some cities and towns in nearby Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/23/2020
Phone: 401-475-7707
Toll Free Phone: 877-333-1393
Eligibility: A. Child needs to be enrolled in a licensed child care facility (toddler, preschool, or school age, ages 18 months-12 years old), which receives Kids Connect services B. Any child with special health care needs, such as behavioral, developmental, emotional, or physical needs. C. Active Medicaid health insurance or is enrolled in Katie Beckett.
Services Provided: Children enrolled in a TCCS program are in classrooms with a Therapeutic Integration Specialist who is trained and monitored by a licensed Clinician. Each TCCS classroom has an additional staff member to provide a lower staff to child ratio. Therapeutic classrooms are designed to give all team members the skills and techniques to work with all children.
Provider Profiles: TCCS is a Kids Connect Program that is regulated by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 12/31/2019