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Serves Children 0-19

BEHAVIOuR support

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Our program uses the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis to teach new skills and treat problem behaviours. We work with individuals and their families between the ages of 0-19.

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serves children 0-6

EARLY YEARS PROGRAM

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The Early Years program is a provincial program that works towards streamlining and improving services and programs for children 0-6.

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Serves Children Birth to 3

SUPPORTED CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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Participation:

The Supported Child Development program (SCD) supports children to fully participate in inclusive neighborhood child care programs. Child care programs include licensed preschool, group daycare, family child care and school age care. Participation in the program is voluntary and SCD services are free of charge. Parents are responsible for all program fees.

Referrals
Parents may contact the SCD directly or may be referred by community professionals including: Child care providers, Infant Development Consultants, Therapists, Public Health Nurses, Doctors, Social Workers

For more information about the program please contact Brittney at (250) 632-3144 ext. 209

Prenatal to 1 year old

HEALTHY BABIES PROGRAM

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Healthy Babies program provides support to pregnant women and their families, and parenting support during the first year of baby’s life.

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PRESCHOOL & CHILDCARE SERVICES

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We believe that preschool is a place where young children learn as they play, and share experiences with other children in a safe stimulating environment.

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Serves Children Birth to 3

INFANT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

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If you are concerned about your child’s development, the Infant Development Program can help.

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Serves children Birth to 6

SPEECH and LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

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Speech-Language Pathology (SLP), is the study of all things communication and swallowing. What does that mean? SLPs work closely with families and other professionals to help people with communication difficulties of any kind, including speech, language, voice and stuttering as well as difficulties with feeding and swallowing. Pediatric SLPs work with clients who have a wide range of communication difficulties, such as:

  • Speech and language delays;
  • Stuttering;
  • Non-verbal communication and using alternative communication devices to talk;
  • Speech sound disorders (“speech impediments”);
  • Communication difficulties related to Autism;
  • Communication difficulties related to hearing loss;
  • Social communication;
  • Pre-literacy and literacy;
  • And so much more!

For more information, please contact Ceara Hutchinson at 250 632-3144 ext. 206

Please enjoy these speech, language and communication resources:

Speech Language Pathologists: Who Are We?

https://www.sac-oac.ca/sites/default/files/resources/SLPs_Who%20we%20are_info%20sheet.pdf

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Speech Language Pathologists Can Help

https://www.sac-oac.ca/sites/default/files/resources/Autism_info_sheet_EN.pdf

Speech and Language Milestones Chart:

https://www.sac-oac.ca/sites/default/files/resources/Growth_Chart_EN.pdf?_ga=2.47986080.609597234.1547054935-1157664533.1529347210

Helpful Information from Hanen: If you’re concerned about your child’s language development

http://www.hanen.org/Helpful-Info/When-You-Are-Concerned.aspx

 

 

 

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Serves children Birth to 5

BUILDING BLOCKS PROGRAM

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Building Blocks is a family-centered support program which aims to increase the ability of parents or caregivers to support the health and development of their children from birth to five years of age.

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Serves Children 5-19

SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD & YOUTH CARE PROGRAM

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The Special Needs Child & Youth Care Program provides support and goal-oriented assistance to individual children and their families.

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Serves children Birth to 18

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

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Pediatric (children’s) Occupational Therapists (OT’s) work with children who are having difficulty doing the “occupations” that they need to do. A child’s number one occupation is play. Other important occupations for young children include self-care activities like sleeping, eating, dressing, brushing teeth etc. Referrals can be made to OT by parents, medical professionals or teachers. 

The Occupational Therapist at the CDC sees children from birth to 5 (Early Intervention therapy) as well as 6-18 (School-age therapy).

 

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Serves children Birth to 18

PHYSIOTHERAPY

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A pediatric or children’s physiotherapist (PT) is interested in your child’s physical abilities (or gross motor skills) such as rolling, crawling, sitting, walking, climbing and jumping. Children are often referred to physiotherapy when they have difficulty developing their movement skills from birth or from a condition or injury that happens after birth.  Referrals come from parents, public health nurses and doctors.

The physiotherapist at the CDC works with children from 0-5 (Early Intervention therapy) as well as 6-18 (School-age therapy).  

For more information, please contact Carolyn Watt at 250-632-3144, ext. 208 or by e-mail at cwatt@kitimatcdc.ca. 

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Serves children Birth to 19

FAMILY SUPPORT

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The Family Support Worker provides general support to families of children age 0-19 years who are accessing early intervention services or school aged therapies with information, parenting assistance, advocacy, systems navigation and coordination of services. The Family Support worker is also able to direct any family with children age 0-19 years to appropriate resources and referrals both at the KCDC and within the community.

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