Infant & Toddler Development Program
The Infant and Toddler Development Program (ITDP) is for families with infants and young children who:
- may become delayed in development because of prematurity, social, or economic concerns;
- are diagnosed with special needs, such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, or spina bifida; or
- are delayed in development.
Infant Development Workers are specialists in child development who offer:
- home visits, consultations, and support to parent groups
- developmental assessments to identify your child’s strengths and needs
- activities which promote learning and development
- support in dealing with the changing responsibilities of parenthood
- information about community resources and professional services
- help for parents to become advocates for their children
- service coordination with other community agencies
- community education
For more information about how you can promote your child’s development, click here.
The Infant and Toddler Development Program accepts referrals from parents and, with a parent’s consent, from doctors and staff of community agencies and hospitals. Please call 705-743-1000 or mail in this form to make a referral. See our Welcome letter and visit information here. The ITDP is associated with the Ontario Association of Infant and Child Development (www.oaicd.ca/)