Creating lasting change in the lives of Treasure Valley families.

Our mission: The Learning and Language Center at Calico provides year-round speech/language therapy, occupational therapy, social skills and academic readiness groups to prepare young children for future academic success. We teach hearing impaired, low income, at risk, under-served, under-insured, and refugee children the skills needed to fully participate on the same level as their peers when they go to school.

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about our program

Find out more about our program, the curriculum, and how to enroll.

Our team of dedicated professionals works together to make sure all students meet their individual goals and are ready for Kindergarten.

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academic readiness

Building the foundation for success at school, focusing on early reading, vocabulary, syntax, cognitive skills, early math, and the language of math.

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speech/language therapy

Focusing on improving speech/articulation, receptive and expressive language, and social pragmatic skills.

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occupational therapy

Helping children learn to do the daily activities they struggle with, improving fine and gross motor skills, strategies for picky eaters, improving sensory processing skills, and increasing attention and organizational skills.

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Make a difference

Your generosity provides scholarships for families in need, classroom supplies, snacks, transportation and diapers/wipes.