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 (OTs)

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

Physical Therapy (PTs)

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

Speech Language Therapy (SLPs)

SLPs 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...). SLPs 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 Sept 2022, the deadline for referrals to Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy is December 31, 2021

How to get more information:

For Tricities Children’s Services call Sandra Hogg, Intake worker at 604.525.8242 or tccs@kinsight.org

For New Westminster Children’s Services call 604.521.8078 or nwcc@kinsight.org

Online referrals can be made at the Kinsight Website here.

Locations:
Tri-Cities Children’s Centre
#101-2312 St. Johns Street, Port Moody, BC, V3H 0L7

New Westminster Children’s Centre
811 Royal Ave, New Westminster, BC, V3M1K1

Download our Tri-Cities Childrens Services Guide HERE

Early Intervention Therapy
Early Intervention Therapy