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Where Everybody Belongs
At St. David's Center, inclusion is not a practice or an educational strategy, it is a value. Learn how preschool children, like Jonathan, benefit when they have opportunities to play and learn side-by-side with children of all abilities. Watch video.
Play for All
St. David's Center opened the first toddler playground in Minnesota combining inclusive and natural play elements in September 2010. Learn more.
Importance of Early Intervention
Learn how preschool children with developmental challenges, like Joey and Drew, make gains faster thanks to intensive, targeted intervention early in life. Watch video.
St. David's Center proudly meets all of the Charity Review Council's Accountability Standards for non-profits. Charities that meet all standards are granted the use of the Council's "Meets Standards" seal which gives donors indication of a charity's commitment to accountable and ethical practices. Learn more.
What is St. David's Center?
With a 50-year history, St. David's Center has grown and changed based on community need. Learn more about the organization today and our goals for the future in this video overview.
Finding a Toy for Your Child with Special Needs
St. David's Center partnered with Creative Kidstuff to train their staff and develop a website to help you find the right toy for your child with special needs, develop their skills and show you the best way to play. Check it out.
"Tee Up for Tomorrow" Golf Tournament
Golf Hazeltine while supporting St. David's Center at our Inaugural Tee Up for Tomorrow Golf Tournament presented by the Minnesota Vikings and John Randle on Monday, July 15. Learn more.
Autism Support Services
If your child has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), you know that determining the appropriate treatments and coordinating care can be a daunting task. ASD Support Services at St. David's Center provides care management for families insured through Medica.
Our staff evaluates the therapeutic needs of your child, develops a care plan and works with the family to coordinate services. Depending on the level of need, we also provide direct intervention therapies and skills development. Both one-on-one and group intervention options are available.
Tiers of Service
Autism Support Services is a combination of multiple service options that provide support for children on the Autism Spectrum and their families based on individualized needs. Together with you, our Program Coordinator will determine which service options would be most appropriate and beneficial for your child and family and promote optimal development. The following options are available to include in the service plan:
- Care plan development including ongoing evaluation, coordination and oversight of services and schedules
- Team conferencing with family
- Research and access to resources
- Progress monitoring and reporting
Therapeutic Behavioral Support:
- One-on-one goal directed services in the
home or community that promote skill
- Individual or group music therapy
- Social skill groups
- Emotional/social support
Consultation with parents:
- Parental support throughSt. David's Center offers four tiers of ASD Support Services. Together, we will determine which tier is appropriate for your family. Please see our brochure for more details.
These services are available to Medica subscribers only. Contact your provider to find out if you qualify.
Please note: While this care management program is only available through Medica, St. David's Center contracts with most major insurance companies for our Pediatric Therapies and Community Special Needs Services.
St. David's Center for Child & Family Development | 3395 Plymouth Road Minnetonka, MN 55305 | (952) 939-0396
Serving Minneapolis and the Greater Twin Cities Metro