Support for Children with Delayed Development

Early Intervention TherapyEI Therapy Services include Speech-Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy. Depending on your child’s support needs, you may have been referred for one or more of these services. EI Therapists provides services to support your goals for your child and family and helps children to participate in everyday activities.

Occupational Therapy (OT)

OT’s see children from birth to the start of school with concerns in their self-care skills (dressing, eating, sleeping, toileting…), sensory processing and fine motor skills. OT’s provide consultations at the SHARE centre, preschool/daycare and/or home visits to support your child to become independent in everyday tasks.

Physical Therapy (PT)

PT’s see children from birth to the start of school with concerns in their gross motor skills (sitting, crawling, walking…) PT’s provide consultations at the SHARE centre, preschool/daycare and/or home visits to help children improve strength, balance and coordination.

Speech Language Therapy (SLP)

SLP’s see children from birth to the start of school with concerns in their communication, social skills and play skills (no babbling, limited words, no understanding of directions, no eye contact...). SLP’s provide consultations at the SHARE centre, preschool/daycare and/or home visits to support your child to communicate and interact with the world around them.

Please note: if your child is eligible for Kindergarten in September 2019, the deadline for referrals to Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy is December 31, 2018.

How to get more information:

Call Sandra Hogg Intake worker for Tricities Children’s Services at 604.525.8242 or Karla Suarez Intake Worker for NWCC at 604.521.8078

Online referrals can be made at the Kinsight Website here.

Location: SHARE Society and New Westminster Children’s Centre

Early Intervention Therapy
Early Intervention Therapy