Child & Family Health

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Early Abilities (Speech & Language, Vision, Hearing)

Seek early intervention.  Discover your child's potential.

Our children begin communicating at an early age.  They learn to use their vision, hearing, and speech skills to help them get attention, protest, request, comment, ask and answer questions.

When one or more of these skills are delayed or impaired, don't wait and see. We are here to help.

What's New

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Choosing The Right Toys For Your Child

When shopping for toys for your child, remember that sometimes 'simple' means more opportunities for good conversation and use of language stimulation strategies! Electronic games are not always better.

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Free E-Learning Courses for Speech and Language Development

FREE e-learning courses for parents/caregivers on how to create a stimulating speech and language environment that can support your child's communication development.

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Speech and Language Program Registration Deadlines

If your child was born in 2013 and needs a speech and language assessment, you must register them before the August 31, 2017 deadline.  

If your child was born in 2012 and needs a speech and language assessment, you should speak to your child's teacher or the school principal.  They will then make a referral to the speech language pathologist from your child's school.


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Infant Hearing Program

A community partnership designed to identify infants born deaf or hard of hearing, and children (0-6) who may get permanent hearing loss.