Connections Early Years Family Centre

Talk 2 Me, Essex-Kent Blind-Low Vision Early Intervention Program

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Record #: WIN0480 Last Modified: 11 Feb 2014 Last Full Update: 11 Feb 2014
Located In CommunityWindsor Central
Address795 Giles Blvd E
Windsor, ON N9A 4E5
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AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Parking, Security entrance
Bus RoutesOttawa 4
IntersectionMarentette Ave and Giles Blvd E
Contact Information
Office Phone519-252-0636
Primary ContactTerri Cooper, Program Manager; Phone: ext 213; Email:
Description & Services
DescriptionOne of 12 provincial early intervention programs for children diagnosed as blind or with low vision  
Services include: 
* family support and counseling 
* specialized intervention for the child and family  
* consultation to staff in early learning and care programs and education for parents and professionals  
* services are provided in the home and community
HoursAdmin: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedChatham-Kent ; Essex County ; Windsor
EligibilityAges: 5 year(s) and under 
* Children must have a medical diagnosis of blindness or low vision  
* Children may be eligible for services from birth to grade one entry.
Application* Referrals can be received from parents or caregiver, physicians, ophthalmologist, optometrist  
* Parent/Legal Guardian consent is required
FeesService - Fees covered through provincial funding Ministry of Children and Youth Services
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Interpretive Services - Translator upon request
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Supplementary Info
Alternate NameTalk To Me
Cross ReferenceEssex-Kent Blind-Low Vision Early Intervention Program
Former NameSt. Mary's Family Learning Centre ; Talk To Me
Service Level(50) Non Profit