Lafayette Mill Complex Lower Level   |   650 Ten Rod Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852   |   (401) 667-2797

What Is Sensational Child

Our Mission:

The Sensational Child is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with autism and other disabilities and their families. We do this by providing information, therapeutic toys and durable medical equipment, support and opportunities for individuals with special needs. We are a launch pad for positive outreach through parent-to- parent group meetings, enrichment programs, and playgroups. And we provide vital work training and experience for adults with disabilities, and help them engage with their community.

In January ’09 The Sensational Child was acquired by the Adeline LaPlante Memorial Center. The LaPlante Center has supported thousands of developmentally disabled children and adults developing skills needed to improve the quality of life.

Director, Dan McGregor Ph.D

Dr. McGregor has over 35 years of experience in special education and administration including a Ph. D in Special Education. He most recently served as the Director of Special Education for the North Kingstown School Department.

Operations Manager, Sean DeLong

Sean is a very dedicated professional who has a degree in Psychology. Sean worked at Perspectives, where he provided a range of support services helping teach daily living and life skills, recreation and job training. Sean has been at The Sensational Child for over two years and he is responsible for the vocational training program, and manages the retail store.

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