Madeleine Leeds, M. Ed, ITFS
Madeleine graduated from UNC - Greensboro in 1994 with a Master’s Degree in Preschool
Educa+on and Development with a focus on working with young children with special needs. She
has worked in the field of child development and preschool educa+on for over 26 years. Her work
has included teaching preschool children, providing training and consulta+on to child care
providers, teaching in the Wake Technical Community College Early Childhood Associates Degree
Program, and providing developmental therapy services to young children with special needs and
their families.
Madeleine has worked with children with a variety of special needs including:
• Speech/Language Delays
• Hearing and Visual Impairment
• Cerebral Palsy, Spina bifida, and Club Feet
• Down’s Syndrome and other gene+c disabili+es
• Social/Emo+onal Delays
• General Developmental Delay
Madeleine believes that children learn through play and through their daily experiences within
their family and community. She enjoys observing children as they play and during their normal
rou+nes and iden+fying their strengths and interests. She is enthusias+c about working with the
child’s family to build on the child’s abili+es and interests to support the child’s physical, motor,
cogni+ve, language, and social/emo+onal development. She enjoys working as a team with the
parents and other providers involved with the child to facilitate the child’s op+mal development.
Personal Insight
A resident of Wake County, Madeleine likes to spend +me outdoors, be involved with ac+vi+es at
her church, and spend +me with friends and with her cat.
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Madeleine graduated from UNC - Greensboro in 1994 with a Master’s Degree in Preschool
Educa+on and Development with a focus on working with young children with special needs. She
has worked in the field of child development and preschool educa+on for over 26 years. Her work
has included teaching preschool children, providing training and consulta+on to child care
providers, teaching in the Wake Technical Community College Early Childhood Associates Degree
Program, and providing developmental therapy services to young children with special needs and
their families.
Madeleine has worked with children with a variety of special needs including:
• Speech/Language Delays
• Hearing and Visual Impairment
• Cerebral Palsy, Spina bifida, and Club Feet
• Down’s Syndrome and other gene+c disabili+es
• Social/Emo+onal Delays
• General Developmental Delay
Madeleine believes that children learn through play and through their daily experiences within
their family and community. She enjoys observing children as they play and during their normal
rou+nes and iden+fying their strengths and interests. She is enthusias+c about working with the
child’s family to build on the child’s abili+es and interests to support the child’s physical, motor,
cogni+ve, language, and social/emo+onal development. She enjoys working as a team with the
parents and other providers involved with the child to facilitate the child’s op+mal development.
Personal Insight
A resident of Wake County, Madeleine likes to spend +me outdoors, be involved with ac+vi+es at
her church, and spend +me with friends and with her cat.
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Madeleine graduated from UNC - Greensboro in 1994 with a Master’s Degree in Preschool Education and Development with a focus on working with young children with special needs. She has worked in the field of child development and preschool education for over 26 years. Her work has included teaching preschool children, providing training and consultation to child care providers, teaching in the Wake Technical Community College Early Childhood Associates Degree Program, and providing developmental therapy services to young children with special needs and their families.

 

Madeleine has worked with children with a variety of special needs including:

  • Speech/Language Delays
  • Hearing and Visual Impairment
  • Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, and Club Feet
  • Down’s Syndrome and other genetic disabilities
  • Social/Emotional Delays
  • General Developmental Delay

 

Madeleine believes that children learn through play and through their daily experiences within their family and community. She enjoys observing children as they play and during their normal routines and identifying their strengths and interests. She is enthusiastic about working with the child’s family to build on the child’s abilities and interests to support the child’s physical, motor, cognitive, language, and social/emotional development. She enjoys working as a team with the parents and other providers involved with the child to facilitate the child’s optimal development.

 

 

A resident of Wake County, Madeleine likes to spend time outdoors, be involved with activities at her church, and spend time with friends and with her cat.

 


Madeleine graduated from UNC - Greensboro in 1994 with a Master’s Degree in Preschool
Educa+on and Development with a focus on working with young children with special needs. She
has worked in the field of child development and preschool educa+on for over 26 years. Her work
has included teaching preschool children, providing training and consulta+on to child care
providers, teaching in the Wake Technical Community College Early Childhood Associates Degree
Program, and providing developmental therapy services to young children with special needs and
their families.
Madeleine has worked with children with a variety of special needs including:
• Speech/Language Delays
• Hearing and Visual Impairment
• Cerebral Palsy, Spina bifida, and Club Feet
• Down’s Syndrome and other gene+c disabili+es
• Social/Emo+onal Delays
• General Developmental Delay
Madeleine believes that children learn through play and through their daily experiences within
their family and community. She enjoys observing children as they play and during their normal
rou+nes and iden+fying their strengths and interests. She is enthusias+c about working with the
child’s family to build on the child’s abili+es and interests to support the child’s physical, motor,
cogni+ve, language, and social/emo+onal development. She enjoys working as a team with the
parents and other providers involved with the child to facilitate the child’s op+mal development.
Personal Insight
A resident of Wake County, Madeleine likes to spend +me outdoors, be involved with ac+vi+es at
her church, and spend +me with friends and with her cat.
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