Nurturing the Growth and
Potential of Every Child

PCD provides children of all abilities with a solid foundation for life-long learning through our educational and therapeutic programs.

Our Programs

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A comprehensive approved private special education school for students ages 3-12 who have multiple disabilities, or significant, complex medical needs.

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Early Intervention

A therapeutic program for children under the age of three who are not reaching one or more age-appropriate milestones in one or more areas of development or are at risk for delay due to an established condition, diagnosis, or biological or
environmental factors.

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An experiential and child-centered early childhood education program for children ages 18 months to 5 years. We promote, honor and focus on physical, cognitive, emotional, social and individual growth.

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Groups & Workshops

Toddler playgroups, SibShops and trainings for PCD parents, students, and the wider community.

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Say What?

(Notes from Our Families)

New Name. New Logo. New Website.

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In this, our 50th Anniversary year, we wanted to celebrate our foundational and meaningful past while looking toward a bright future of growth in caring for children of all abilities through our educational and therapeutic programming. One way we are doing that is re-branding with a new name, logo and website to better engage and communicate with our community; to better reflect who we are.

We are celebrating and strengthening the partnerships that got us to where we are today, and inviting new ones to join us in our mission – Nurturing the growth and potential of every child. We are proud to remain child-centered and family-focused and in so doing will continue to engage, enrich and educate children of all abilities.

Children are meant to thrive; your partnership helps us make sure they do!


Our Events

We invite you to participate in any of our events as a sponsor, partner or attendee to benefit the 2000+ children we serve each year.

Blog & Social

Sharing what’s happening at PCD through news stories, articles, and social posts.

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Partners in Child Development

Partners in Child Development

We’d love you to partner with us in nurturing the growth and potential of EVERY child.

CREATE A TEAM IN HONOR OF A CHILD CLOSE TO YOUR HEART 💜- Reach out to your friends, families, neighbors and colleagues to raise the vital funds needed to maximize outcomes for every child PCD creative and have fun! Share your goals, progress and results with pictures on social media. Get your community involved! Top fundraising teams will receive prizes!October 1, 2023 32 Osgood St Andover MA#PCDevents #trotfortots #5KandoverMerrimack Valley Striders Sole Sisters Running Club Phillips Academy Special Olympics Track & Field North Andover, MAGreater Lowell Road RunnersPhillips Andover Alum ... See MoreSee Less
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EARLY PACKET PICK-UP Friday September 29, 202310am-3pmPCD, 32 Osgood St, Andover, MAIncluding: race/walk bib, T-shirt, insulated lunch cooler, and Chapstick#pcdevents #TrotforTots Sole Sisters Running Club Greater Lowell Road Runners Merrimack Valley Striders Macaroni KID Merrimack Valley MA ... See MoreSee Less
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💙 Why I TROT FOR TOTS. “For years, Eva has been able to learn, grow, socialize, and experience the childhood that she was meant to.” - Jared Beausoleil, Alumni Anderson School, Parent * To sign up: #TrotforTots Neighborhood ConfettiSole Sisters Running Club Merrimack Valley Striders Greater Lowell Road Runners Town of Andover, MA Town of Tewksbury, MA ... See MoreSee Less
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Engage. Educate. Enrich.