Infant and Child Development Services Peel

Our Philosophy   
We believe in providing early intervention services using a family-centred approach. "Family-centred service recognizes that each family is unique; that the family is the constant in the child's life; and that they are the experts on the child's abilities and needs." (www.canchild.ca) 


Who We Are  

Our Infant and Child Development Professionals are trained in fields such as:

  • Early Childhood Education / Child Studies
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Psychology / Psychometry

Early Childhood Educators are members of the College of Early Childhood Educators www.college-ece.ca, and/or the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario  www.aeceo.ca

Occupational Therapists are registered with their college under the Registered Health Professionals Act. Occupational Therapists are members of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario  www.coto.org.

Psychometrists have additional training in assessment and screening. They are supervised by Psychologists who are registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario www.cpo.on.ca


Our Expertise
Our team of Infant and Child Development Professionals offers intervention and support to families of infants and children with developmental concerns.  Our professionals help families to identify areas of strength and needs, and provide recommendations and activity suggestions to help support your child’s growth and development. Parent(s) or guardian(s) must live in the Region of Peel and agree to participate in the service. Services include caregiver-mediated coaching, consultation, screening/assessment, and service coordination including counselling and community education.

 

Whom We Serve
Infant and Child Development Services Peel offers family-centred intervention to families of infants and young children from birth to school entry. Services are offered to infants and children with a developmental delay, or to those who are at risk of having a delay in their development.

This may include:

  • Children that have a delay in development
  • Children that are at risk for delayed development due to premature birth, complications at birth, or a diagnosed medical condition
  • Children that are born with a condition that is known to cause delays in development
  • Children with prenatal substance exposure
  • Children who have a sibling with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Children who require support with feeding skills

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