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Resource Consultant Program

This program is designed to work in partnership with families of children aged birth-12 years of age, who may be experiencing challenges in one or more of the following areas of development; physical, social, emotional, communication, intellectual, behavioural and/or may have increased environmental stresses.

Families must have their child enrolled in a licensed Childcare setting. Settings may include Daycare Programs, School Age Programs, & Licensed Home Child Care.

Consultants assist with:
•  Finding an inclusive childcare program that meets their child's needs
•  Providing developmental screening to assess the child's current level and next steps
•  Making referrals and seeking assessments for their child if needed
•  Assisting families to seek available funding such as ACSD and SSAH
•  Acting as a liaison with the childcare setting to consult, provide resources and ensure inclusion
•  Providing consultation to develop goals and strategies
•  Help to implement recommendations from therapists (Speech, Occupational or Physical Therapy)

Consultants assist Child Care Providers with:
•  providing on site consultation and regular visits to the child care program
•  providing adaptive equipment if needed
•  lending teaching aids, games, toys, activities and resources from LARC's lending library to enhance the program and work on specific skills
•  developing individual programming and goal planning to meet the child's specific needs within the group setting
•  providing training opportunities
•  offering ongoing support and review of the goals to ensure they continue to meet the needs of the child as they progress and grow
•  providing social skills programming at school age programs
•  providing funding for Enhance Support Staff to foster and promote inclusion

How to make a referral?
•  Parents or a professional with parental consent can make a referral to the Resource Consultant Program by contacting the Resource Consultants below by phone or e-mail.

For more information on this program please contact:
Karen Jeffrey by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 613-354-6318 ext 30