What are developmental services?
Planned, individualized and person (family)-centered services and supports provided to individuals with developmental disabilities. Our goal is to enable these children, youth and their families to increase their participation in all aspects of community life, optimize their ability to achieve developmental milestones and experience their fullest potential.
Download and print this free poster for your home, office or waiting room, illustrating important milestones in your child's early years development
We can help you with your questions and to find services. Call 519.753.3153 ext 507.
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EarlyON Brant - Streaming Video
FREE - Hosted on YouTube. EarlyON - the Ontario Early Years Centre Brant - partners with Lansdowne Resource Consultants to present video shorts for helping new and experienced parents with understanding, communicating and coaching young children.
Explore the available playlists for helpful tips, education and ideas, including topics like The Importance of Play, Physical Literacy in Infants, Teaching Children About Feelings, Why Do Children Bite?, Toilet Training, and Preparing for School.
Positive Discipline (parenting course):
Are you struggling with how best to discipline your child?
Would you like to know more about:
healthy development in children
effective ways to discipline your child
finding solutions to conflicts between you and your child
The Positive Discipline workshop addresses common issues from birth to adolescence, and the information it contains can be beneficial to any family. Lansdowne Children’s Centre offers this 8-week course throughout the year. For more information and to register, please contact Erin Thomson by at email@example.com or call at 519-753-3153 ext. 211.
What is the Infant & Child Development Program?
The Infant & Child Development Program provides family-centered services in the early years of a child’s development, primarily in the home. Developmental Consultants partner with families to enhance the growth and development of children and provide support, information and early intervention services.
Who is eligible for the Infant & Child Development Program?
Children from birth to school entry who have a developmental disability and/ or risk of developmental delay are eligible for a referral. Referrals can be made directly to Lansdowne by parents, physicians or community workers.
Click here to start your referral.
Families residing in Haldimand-Norfolk can contact HN REACH for Infant and Child Development services.
Please call 1-800-265-8087, or local at 519-587-2441.
What can I expect?
Developmental Consultants provide informal and formal assessments, information about child development, assistance to connect with other community services, and support to enhance parenting skills. Service is provided primarily in the home; frequency is based on the child and family’s needs and schedule.
For further information about the Infant and Child Development program at Lansdowne Children's Centre, or to initiate a referral, please contact our Intake Team at 519-753-3153 ext. 507 or complete the online referral form.