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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 (