Contact Information
Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or dial 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866 (1-866-442-4HALTON)
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-825-8821
E-Mail roxanne.young@halton.ca
Website www.halton.ca/cms/One.aspx?portalId=8310&pageId=11312
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Primary Contact Roxanne Young, Manager, Children's Developmental Services
Alternate Contact Gwyneth Schermel, Manager, Community Development Services
Site Information
Located In Community Glen Abbey
Address & Map
690 Dorval Dr, 5th Flr
Oakville, ON L6K 3X9
 
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Intersection Dorval Dr and QEW
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency Information
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Primary Executive Cindy Morin, Director of Children's Services
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ministry of Child and Youth Services, Ministry of Education
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Children's Developmental Services: 
Infant and Child Development Services  
* developmental and therapy services for children with differing abilities birth to school entry 
* may include children born prematurely, fetal alcohol or drug exposure, family history or sibling with diagnosis of autism or a genetic condition 
 
Services include: 
* assessments 
* developmental consultants and occupational therapists support intervention that focuses on the family's goals for their child 
* service co-ordination of all services involved with the child/family  
* referrals to other services in the community 
* workshops and groups specifically designed to meet child and caregivers needs 
* resources, i.e. equipment, reading materials 
* transition to school support 
 
Inclusion Services  
* services that support quality inclusion in licensed child care programs, nursery schools or private home child care in the community  
* available to children birth to 3.8 years of age (prior to entry into Junior Kindergarten)  
* child must be attending a licensed child care setting and have concerns regarding their development 
 
Services include: 
* resource consultants provide services to support quality child care/quality inclusion including resource support for classrooms, e.g. program planning, modelling successful teaching strategies 
* coordination of services for/with families 
* assistance with the development of program plans 
* transition to school support 
* support in the child care setting and the child's home 
 
Family and Community Behavioural Services 
In home consultation:  
* intervention for individuals 2-21 years of age who have a diagnosis of developmental disability and/or Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)  
* behaviour consultants provide service in a way that builds capacity within families/teams and enables parents and professionals to strengthen knowledge and insight into their child’s behaviour and skills 
* facilitate meetings with parents to explore their concerns, strengths, skills and abilities and to develop a family plan through a collaborative approach  
* focus on a child/adolescent's ability to function in their home, school, community through services focused on social skills, transition planning, toileting 
* family support through telephone contacts, workshops, tip sheets 
Group Consultation: 
* provide group consultation to children aged 2-21 years or their caregivers, including children with a diagnosis of Autism.  
* range of groups to address topics including toileting learning, behaviour, sensory processing and relationships.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * home visits times are flexible to accommodate hours outside of 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 21 year(s) and under
Application * referrals can be made by parents or anyone on the parents' behalf with parents' consent  
* to make a referral call 905-825-6000 and ask for Children's Services Intake
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - interpretors can be accessed if needed
Fees None ; Children in child care may be eligible for a child care subsidy dependent on family's income. Contact 905-825-6000 for further information related to subsidy.
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Child Care Provider Referrals ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays
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