Preschool Program

Glenwood’s Preschool Program offers children between the ages of 2.5- and 5-years-old who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Severe Emotional Disturbance (SED), mental, behavior and social-emotional difficulties, along with typically developing peers, the opportunity to participate in a highly structured program that is research-based and uses best practice guidelines to teach individuals with and without autism.

The Preschool Program follows the School Readiness Program and is conveniently located near Cahaba Heights, Grants Mill and Liberty Park areas.  (Map Driving Directions)

Glenwood’s Preschool is an integrated program. Typically developing children and those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), mental, behavior and social-emotional difficulties (SED) learn together in a research-based developmentally based preschool program. Our integrated classroom provides opportunities for social and pragmatic skill development with typically developing peers. Services for each child are individualized to meet each child’s particular social, emotional, and academic needs. Glenwood’s Preschool Program welcomes children from all backgrounds.





Glenwood, Inc. has a strong belief that all persons served, families/caregivers, personnel, applicants, and other stakeholders should be treated with dignity and respect. In accordance with this, Glenwood does not discriminate against any individual served, employee, applicant or other stakeholder because of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, spiritual beliefs, socioeconomic status, or language. It is also Glenwood’s policy to comply with all applicable national and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.

Program components include:

Glenwood’s Preschool Program is a year-round program. We are open every day except for the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day



For more information please contact Glenwood at: (205) 795-3235.