Aboriginal Infant and Supported Child Development Programme

Looking for support and to connect with other Aboriginal families and Elders in the Langley Community?

 Check out our Aboriginal Infant and Supported Child Development Programme Handbook and Intake Referral Form:                                                                                                               

Aboriginal Infant and Supported Child Development Programme assists families with children and youth, birth to 19 years, who:

  • Have a diagnosis
  • Have a developmental delay or are at risk for delay in one or more skill area
  • Would benefit from additional program support while attending child care or preschool

 


How can we help?
 
Services follow guidelines established by the Aboriginal Infant Development and Aboriginal Supported Child Development provincial office and offer the following additional enhancements:
  • Culturally sensitive and family centered support for Aboriginal families and children
  • Aboriginal Family Nights
  • Speech assessments, group and direct therapy for children under six (priority given to children who have not received therapy services and are entering kindergarten)
Where?
  • Support provided at home, preschool or childcare setting Drop-in Playgroup sessions

  Check out our AISCD Video!

 

 

How can I access Aboriginal Infant and Supported Child Development services? 

  • Parents or guardian
  • Physicians
  • Community health nurses
  • Social workers
  • Therapists
  • Infant Development Consultants
  • Early Childhood Educators

 

The Aboriginal Infant and Supported Child Development Programme (AISCD) is funded by the Ministry of Children and Family Development. 



 

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  • Little Feathers - Aboriginal Playgroup for self identifying Aboriginal children ages 0 to 6 and  their caregiver.
For more information contact playgroup facilitator, Danielle Placek at 604-761-4002 or by email at danielle@lfvas.org
  • Little Voices - Learn about culture and Upper Stó:lō Halq’emeylem Language through storytelling and songs guided by Elder and Language Keeper Auntie Barb; Speech & Language Pathologist Selena Prost. This program is for  parents and caregivers with Aboriginal children from birth to age 6. Small snack provided.
  • Bringing Tradition Home is a 9 week, supportive parenting group, to help parent/caregivers raise healthy children in today's urban Canadian context.
For more informationon on Little Voices or Bringing Tradition Home contact Gary Robinson at Gary@lfvas.org or robex13@shaw.ca     call/text 236-999-5878

For more information, please call Joyce Hughes, AISCD Supervisor, at 604-534-1155 ext 127. 



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