Abilities United supports children and adults with disabilities, their families and members of the community, and champions a culture in which all members of society are included and appreciated for their distinctive contributions.

what we do _ childrens development


education and therapy for children
support for families

Children’s Development Services ensure that children from birth to nine years of age, and their parents, learn the techniques and skills needed to get the best possible start in life. Professionally trained educators and therapists staff our early intervention, preschool, and therapy services. Our early childhood expertise allows us to provide a broad range of services focused on the education, development and growth of your child.


classes for children and parents

meeting my milestones: developmental and parent education group

relationship based, collaborative approach for 1- 4 year old children and their parents or caregivers

In this 8-week series, professionals in Early Child Development will give you: 

  • Information on age-appropriate development and parenting
  • information Instruction on how to observe your child 
  • Expert advice to help address your parenting concerns 
  • Insight into how to develop your child’s strengths 

Chose from one of the following classes:

  • Mondays, 9:30 am – 11:45 am 
  • Mondays, 12:15 pm – 2:30 pm (Spanish-speaking) 
  • Tuesdays, 3 pm – 5:15 pm 
  • Wednesdays, 3 pm – 5:15 pm (Spanish-speaking)  

For more details, download the Meeting My Milestones brochure

To register or for more information, contact 650-618-3343  or email

children's social skills

Abilities United 3864 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto

3 - 4 year old children: Foundational Social Skills on Monday afternoons

  • Is your child ready to interact with peers, but needs support?
  • Do you feel your child’s social development may be behind that of his/her peers? ...details

4 - 8 year old children: Social Skills on Friday afternoons

  • Does your child have problems sharing with others?
  • Does your child often get into disagreements with children on the playground, or have trouble expressing how he feels or regulating his emotions?
  • Do you feel your child’s social development may be behind that of his/her peers? ...details

To register or for more information contact 650-618-3343 or email

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