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Ewing School offers six half-day preschool classes for children with and without developmental delays. The Program operates four days per week and is staffed by teachers certified in Early Childhood Special Education. Children with special needs who are between the ages of 3 and 6 may attend Ewing's program based upon their Individual Education Plan (IEP) and referral by their local school district. In addition to classroom learning activities, children may receive speech, physical and occupational therapies according to their needs. In addition, each classroom has swim times in the warm water pool at Ewing .

Typical Partners are an important part of Ewing 's Preschool Program. The integration of children with and without delays allows each of them to learn from the other in a structured preschool environment. The preschoolers without delays are selected following spring and fall screenings and pay tuition to attend.

School Age

Ewing School's Program for students with multiple disabilities ages 6 to 22 years offers specialized instruction to assist students to acquire new skills in self-reliance and community involvement. They are provided with a positive, nurturing environment which meets their educational and physical or medical needs. The students in the school age classrooms also have scheduled swim times in Ewing ’s warm water pool.

Teachers in the school age classrooms are certified by the State of Ohio to teach students with multiple disabilities and severe autism. Students may also receive a variety of therapies according to their needs. The students are afforded community training and cultural opportunities.

Project W.A.V.E.

The Washington County Access to Vocational Enrichment Program (Project WAVE) has a classroom located at Selby Hospital. Project WAVE is a program serving youth with disabilities ages 18-21 by providing structured educational, pre-vocational, and work experiences to assist in them in reaching their long term goals of community employment and independent living.

The PLAY Project® (Play & Language for Autistic Youngsters)

The PLAY Project intervention for young children with ASD is the first developmental, relationship-based, parent training model with research results that show improvements in autism symptomatology, http://www.interactingwithautism.com/section/treating/floort .

  1. This model is comprised of two programs:
    The Home Consultation Program: The Home Consultation Program is devoted to helping parents develop a better connection with their child through play with the close guidance of a trained Home Consultant.

  1. The Professional Training Program: our international training program is designed to prepare pediatric professionals to implement PLAY Project services in their communities.    

Ewing School

Ewing School Events/Announcements

Head Start

A Washington-Morgan County Community Action Head Start Classroom is located at Ewing School and operates in partnership with the Ewing Preschool program. Eligible students in the Head Start program at Ewing attend preschool half a day and Head Start the other half. Breakfast and lunch are included in the Head Start program at Ewing .

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New Student Enrollment Information

Washington County Preschool Services

The Board adopted changes to the Ewing School calendar to make up needed hours for bad weather. Changes are highlighted in green.

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For more information about Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library free books for children birth to age five: https://imaginationlibrary.com/

Dolly Partons Imagination Library Registration Form