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EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Let’s get started (Registered program at Sheppard)


Ages: Birth to 6 years old

What: A special time for parents and caregivers to speak in-person with a parent child educator.

  • Ask questions you may have about your child’s development
  • Complete a developmental screen or a speech and language checklist

Children will engage in various activities that are designed to support self regulation (floor and table activities, calming sensory play, gross motor)

  • Supportive environment for all children and families who have questions/concerns, for those who might be waiting for a diagnosis or who have just received a diagnosis

When: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Aug. 5 – Temperament: Learn about the seven traits that make up personalities and how to support your child’s development
Click here to register for August 5

Aug. 12 – Routines and transitions: How to build cooperation – tips and tricks
Click here to register for August 12.

Aug. 19 – Self-regulation and validating children’s emotions
Click here to register for August 19.

Aug 26 – Nutrition: Setting the stage for healthy eating and finding out how nutrition influences behaviour
Click here to register for August 26.