Infant + Family Support

A program for children aged six months to three years.

Overview
Early intervention is key to helping children reach their full potential. The Infant & Family Support Program is a Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD) funded program. In addition to the support of a Generalist, who consults with the family to develop goals and gives guidance on strategies, and a Child Development Assistant, who attends sessions in the home five days a week, this program includes participation in a weekly centre-based group.  The weekly group sessions provide a great opportunity to engage with other parents, gives children the opportunity to develop social skills and helps introduce the skills needed for preschool/ECS programming.

Purpose of Program
The purpose of this program is to give parents and caregivers strategies and techniques to help their child develop and succeed in the areas of:

  • Behaviour management and regulation
  • Communication
  • Social interactions
  • Cognition
  • Motor development
  • Mobility
  • Functional living skills

Pacekids Infant & Family Support Program is delivered through a one-on-one in home support by a Child Development Assistant in conjunction with a centre-based program. The in home support allows families to practice strategies and techniques that are unique to their daily living routines in the comfort of their own home. The centre-based programming provides families the opportunity to network with other families, trial and explore equipment and materials that are not readily available in the community, expose their children to the preschool environments and introductory preschool expectations (for example: circle times, gym time, centres) and experience the support of music therapy.

For additional information, to book a tour or register for a program, please contact us.