Yikes Tikes CSLOT! is a developmental preschool program for children with special rights (formerly called special needs). Yikes Tikes CSLOT! is led by either a Speech-Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, or Senior Behavior Technician with appropriate supervision. Yikes Tikes CSLOT! features a 3:1 ratio.

At Yikes Tikes CSLOT! we present children with an expansive range of perspectives by welcoming children of varied developmental abilities, ethnicities and economic backgrounds. We combine a range of age groups in our classroom, helping children develop empathy, understanding, acceptance and respect for the differences of others.

Yikes Tikes CSLOT! takes its inspiration from the Reggio Emilia approach to preschool education, which gives parents, adult facilitators, and children equal voice in the learning experience. Yikes Tikes CSLOT! teaches children self-confidence, a sense of belonging, and appreciation for personal uniqueness, emulating and celebrating the diversity of the Bay Area and the world beyond.

Yikes Tikes CSLOT! provides a high-quality, therapeutic early learning environment for toddlers and preschoolers, 24 months to 5 years of age. Our state-of-the-art program allows each child to reach his or her full potential through curiously engaging with the world. We recognize each child as the primary agent of his or her own learning, bringing parents, children, other adults, and the  environment together to set the stage for therapeutic gains and lifelong learning.

Our staff is comprised of speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, behavior therapists, and paraprofessionals who work as a team to provide rich learning environments for Yikes Tikes CSLOT! children. We observe the children’s interests and join them in constructing an understanding of the world.

Yikes Tikes CSLOT! is located in Fremont, San Jose, and Los Altos.