Blended Classroom Preschool - Typically Hearing Peer Program

We currently are enrolling children with typical hearing in our Blended Classroom Program for the 2024-2025 school year!

Our curriculum uses a child-centered active learning approach together with specialized listening and spoken language strategies to support children in all areas of development, with special emphasis on:

  • Listening and spoken language skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Social skills
  • Self-advocacy skills
  • Literacy skills
Daily Routines
Welcome and Check In
Discovery Time
Morning Meeting
Small Groups
Story Time
Lunch (Full Day)
Rest Time (Full Day)
Motor Time
Whole Group Experience
Closing Circle

Preschool Schedule and Tuition Rates

Half-Day Preschool:

  • 2 ½ hours of school 4 days a week.
  • Enrolled half-day students are 3-4 years old.

School Hours:

  • Kirkland   9:0 0am – 11:30 am
  • Seattle      8:30 am – 11:00 am

Full Day Preschool

  • 6 hours of school four days a week.
  • Enrolled full-day students are 3-4 years old.
  • 8:45am – 2:15pm (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri).

School Hours:

  • Kirkland  9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Seattle     8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Full-Day Pre-K

  • 6 hours of school 5 days a week
  • 3½ hours on Wednesdays
  • Pre-K students are 4½ to 5-years-old by August.

School Hours:

  • Kirkland:
    • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri)
    • 9:00 am – 12:30 pm (Weds)
  • Seattle:
    • 8:30 am – 2:30 pm (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri)
    • 8:30 am – 12:00 pm (Weds)


How many spots do we have for children with typical hearing?

Our Blended Classroom Program is well known throughout the region for having small preschool classroom sizes. We hold 2-3 spots a year in each class for children who have typical hearing.

How many spots are available for the 2024-2025 school year?

For the 2024-2025 school year, we have four spots available for children with typical hearing!

What are the tuition rates for children who have typical hearing?

Please contact us directly at 206-985-6646 for more information about our tuition rates for our half-day preschool, full-day preschool and/or full-day Pre-K tuition rates.

What are the enrollment criteria?

Typically hearing students must be potty trained and be typically developing.

Is enrollment limited to the fall?

We enroll students throughout the school year! To learn more, fill our our contact form below or call 206-985-6646 to speak to a member of our team.

Is there an age limit for Listen and Talk's Blended Classroom Program?

We enroll children from age 3 up until they graduate or leave for Kindergarten around age 5 or 6.


Does this program operate year-round?

We follow Seattle Public Schools calendar with some additional non-student days. In July, we host a short summer program at our Kirkland, Washington campus. To view our 2023-2024 program calendars, click here.

What does the daily schedule look like?

Daily Schedule:

We provide a short, quiet break around midday with no nap time.

Four – day program:

  • 8:30am – 2:30pm (Mon/Tues/Thurs/ Fri)
  • No school on Wednesdays
  • For children 3 – 4 years old by August

Five – day program:

  • 8:30am – 2:30pm (Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri)
  • 8:30am – 12:00pm Weds
  • For children 41/2 to 5 years old entering Kindergarten next school year

Does Listen and Talk offer before and after-school care?

No, we do not offer any before or after-school care.

Does my child need to know ASL to enroll at Listen and Talk?

All children in our Blended Classroom Program communicate using listening and spoken language – knowledge of sign language is not necessary.

How can I enroll my child?

To learn more and enroll your child, please fill out the contact form below or call 206-985-6646 to speak to Dr. Mona Oster, Education and Research Program Director.

Can I speak to someone at Listen and Talk's Preschool?

Yes, please call us at 206-985-6646 and we’ll get you connected to Dr. Mona Oster, our Education and Research Program Director.