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.

Toddler Playgroups



Say What?

(Notes from Our Families)

“I love the staff. They treat my child like family and I am forever in their debt.”

~ Anderson School parent

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.

🍎 Anderson School - a PCD ProgramWith its 50-year history and excellent community reputation, Anderson School is a comprehensive approved private special education school for students ages 3-12 who have multiple disabilities, moderate to severe developmental delay, and complex medical conditions.#pcdprograms #specialeducation #childrenofallabilities @Andover SEPAC North Andover Special Education Parents Advisory Council - NA SEPAC SEPAC - Reading, MA - Special Education Parents Advisory... METHUEN SEPAC SEPAC Lawrence, MA Massachusetts Teachers Association Massachusetts Speech-Language Hearing Association (MSHA) Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy (MAOT) @Massachusetts Association of Approved Private Schools (MAAPS) ... See MoreSee Less
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OPEN HOUSE - Join us June 4th 9 to 11amWOODBRIDGE SCHOOL - a PCD ProgramContact: [email protected]Web: MyPCD.orgWe believe all children are capable. We honor children’s emotional, social, and individual growth while encouraging their physical and cognitive potential. Experience our emergent curriculum and Reggio-inspired approach creates generous time and space for open-ended play, exploration, and creative expression.#PCDprograms #earlychildhooded #andovermapreschool ... See MoreSee Less
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Early Intervention and PIWI

The Professional Center for Child Development Early Intervention (EI) continues to emphasize the importance of the relationship between caregivers and their children. PCCD EI has been using the Parents Interacting with Infants (PIWI) model.

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