We believe that the family is the most important influence in a child’s life. Parents and guardians are encouraged and supported in becoming actively involved in planning, decision making, and participating in their child’s intervention plan.
Our primary goals are: to promote healthy child development by identifying children at risk for developmental delays at an early age; and to provide timely, effective, family-centred interventions that will help all children achieve their fullest potential.
This guide was developed to help early intervention therapists offer small group therapy intervention in community settings. It is designed to be printed double-sided and in colour, but please consider the environment first. If you are viewing the document in PDF, the Table of Contents headings are hyperlinked to the appropriate sections. Please feel free to use the templates as a guide to create your own forms for your groups.
Due to flooding, the Ridge Meadows Child Development Centre is closed until further notice. Services will be offered offsite.
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Serve families of children with confirmed or suspected developmental delays or disorders, until they enter school. Services include occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech-language pathology and family support services.
Serves children enrolled in a public school in School District #42. Students may receive consultation services for physiotherapy or occupational therapy.
Is a service offered to families to who have a child or children, up to the age of 19, affected or suspected of being affected with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). The program also offer a educational program for parents/caregivers of children 5 – 12 years of age, who have a confirmed diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Allows families to purchase their own respite care. Families who meet the Ministry for Children and Family Development requirements are eligible to receive Respite Program services until their child reaches the age of seven.