The Peoria Developmental Center provides educational programs to students with various disabilities. Its curriculum emphasizes on augmentative communication, sensory stimulation and special education programs. The center serves students between the ages of 3 and 21. The Peoria Developmental Center also offers a variety of support services that includes physical and occupational therapies and hearing and vision consultation. It provides social work and psychological services. The center s staff includes a social worker, psychologist, secretary, consultant, nurse and assistants. Located in Peoria, Ill., the Peoria Developmental Center is operated by Peoria Public Schools, which operates primary, middle, high and specialty schools.