DDI’s Early Childhood Learning Centers in Huntington, Medford and Ronkonkoma offer a variety of preschool classes. We achieve a remarkable 88% placement rate of students into their home school district by Kindergarten. 


Our staff receives extensive training in the areas of Child Development, Health and Safety, Applied Behavior Analysis, Professionalism and Dignity and Respect of children and their families.


DDI’s Early Childhood Services prepare children for a successful kindergarten experience by providing superior educational services and therapies for those children who show a developmental delay in cognition, social language or emotional development.  We utilize Activity Based Intervention, discrete trial instruction and incidental teaching in a variety of classroom settings.  


DDI’s Early Childhood Learning Centers collaborate with Head Start and local school districts for the provision of Universal Prekindergarten programs.


All staff members complete DDI’s standardized training in the principles of ABA and receive ongoing supervision and training to ensure teaching strategies and behavioral support plans are implemented effectively.


Preschool classes provide a stimulating, educational atmosphere where three to five year old children develop friendships and skills in preparation for kindergarten.


We offer:


  • Full-Day specialized programs for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Half day and full day integrated classes
  • Full day self-contained classes
  • Headstart and UPK classes
  •  Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Parent Training, Counseling, and Psychological Services provided in the family home, preschool, or at the center.
  •  Culturally and linguistically diverse classes.


For more information please contact




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Head Start is a federally funded comprehensive early childhood educational program serving income eligible families.

For eligibility criteria at our Huntington campus click on the following link

Huntington Head Start

For eligibility criteria at our Ronkomkoma campus click on the following link

Ronkonkoma Head Start



Making silly puttyUniversal Prekindergarten

Universal Pre-K students must be four-years of age on or before December 1st or otherwise eligible to attend kindergarten the following school year.  You must reside in either the Huntington or Connetquot School Districts.

For Huntington residents please contact Huntington School District 

For Ronkonkoma residents please contact Connetquot School District