Infant and Child Development Program

Infant and Child Development Program

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.

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 & Child Development Program at Lansdowne Children's Centre or to initiate a referral please contact: Central Intake 519-753-3153 ext. 206 or complete the online referral form

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

If so the POSITIVE DISCIPLINE course may help you! It 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 Please contact Erin Thomson at 519-753-3153 ext. 211 or

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