All children enrolled in licensed child care in Niagara are screened to determine if they are developing appropriate to their age.
Many child care programs offer the support of a resource consultant specially trained to assist children who may benefit from additional help.
Our resource consultants provide specialized support to help children with special needs succeed in a child care program.
Supports to children with special needs are available for:
Supports may include the development of improved readiness to learn in the following areas:
Apply online and we will contact you to determine eligibility.
Agencies that provide supports to children with special needs work together and with you to make sure that the service meets the needs of your child and is delivered in a timely manner. We fund the following agencies that offer help for children with special needs: