Infant and Child Development Services Peel

Early Intervention
We offer intervention and support to families of infants and children who have a(n):

• Established risk, such as a genetic syndrome known to be associated with delays in development
• Biological risk, such as preterm birth, or a family history which may impact an infant's development
• Identified developmental delay(s)

Our Infant and Child Development Professionals work with families to provide early identification and intervetion to support their child's development. We support families to set developmental goals for their child, and enhance their participation in daily activities and the family's routines.


Services may include:

Screening & Assessment
To asess a child's development
To look at the child’s strengths and needs
To provide verbal and written letters and/or reports to parents and other service providers with parental consent
To plan for transition to other services and/or school

Service Coordination

To help families access needed supports and services, including funding sources they might be eligible for
To clarify roles and responsibilities when families are involved with multiple service providers
To collaborate with community partners
For discharge planning

Preterm Services

Preterm services are defined based on identified child risk factors for children born under 35 weeks gestation. Services may include:   
- Consultations once every 1-3 months, or as necessary 
- Regular developmental screenings
- Helpline available for information and support: Call 905-568-3806, ext. 3201

Information and support

Development-focused parent education sessions
Community education workshops

Discharge Planning

To continue to meet the needs of your child after our services, Infant and Child Development Services Peel may facilitate referral(s) to other community programs to support their on-going developmental needs.

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