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Little Light House would like to extend an invitation for youth (ages 14 and up) to apply to participate in our one-of-a-kind Summer Apprenticeship Program June 7-July 14, 2022. This is a unique opportunity for students desiring to learn more about vocation fields relating to children with special needs. These fields may include Special Education, Speech-Language Pathology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Low-Vision Therapy, Nursing, Event Planning, and Non-Profit Philanthropy.

Students will work with our children under the guidance of our certified special education teachers and therapy staff. Youth will be working directly with Little Light House students as volunteers in the classroom. No previous experience is required. Students will receive training prior to beginning service on Wednesday, June 1st at 1:30 pm or Thursday, June 2nd at 10 am (both via Zoom at this point).

Please apply here to be considered for our program! Due to COVID-19, we will be limiting the spots available this summer. We hope you understand that our priority is your safety, our students' safety, and our staff's safety!

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Little Light House
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The Little Light House is a Christian Developmental Center for Children with Special Needs from birth to 6 years old. Tulsa’s Little Light House is internationally recognized as providing some of the most highly individualized special education and therapeutic early intervention services in the world. A trans-disciplinary team approach maximizes a comprehensive knowledge from professionals who work collaboratively to design prescriptive programs for each child and assist every child in reaching their maximum potential. Through a variety of programs and schedules these services are carried out by highly credentialed teachers, therapists and specialists who represent decades of pediatric experience. Full day services are offered Monday through Thursday from 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM. These classes operate on a year-round twelve month calendar. Early Intervention classes are offered as a part time program where caregivers attend and learn along with their child for two hour classes once a week. 

LLH is tuition-free for families and does not receive any government or United Way funding. Support comes from individuals, organizations, corporations and foundations. In addition, LLH hosts four annual fundraisers each year bringing in about 40% of the $3.9 million dollar operating cost that allows our staff of over 70 members to provide services to over 200 children and families, support nearly a thousand volunteers, and train over 1,000 college and career students each year.

We at the Little Light House believe that all children are a gift from God with the potential to achieve specific milestones to advance their quality of life. We strive for excellence by utilizing a Bible-based curriculum in a fun and loving atmosphere. We believe in an individualized, trans-disciplinary and God-centered approach to education-an approach that joins parents, professionals, and the Holy Spirit as partners in order to nurture the spirit, mind, and body of the children and their families. Our commitment incorporates being called to work/volunteer with children with special needs. The Little Light House encourages a positive outlook on the future, based on trust in a loving heavenly Father.