Connections Early Years Family Centre

Site: Windsor - Giles Blvd E

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

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Record #: WIN0480 Last Modified: 15 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 19 Feb 2015
Contact Information
Office Phone519-252-0636
Fax519-252-7917
E-Mailinfo@smflc.ca
Websitewww.connectwithus.ca
Primary ContactTerri Cooper, Program Manager; Phone: ext 213; Email: tcooper@smflc.ca
Description and Service Details
Service/Program 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
HoursAdministration 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
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Interpretive Services - Translator upon request
FeesService - Fees covered through provincial funding Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Agency Information
Established2007
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Site Information
Located In CommunityWindsor
Address & Map
795 Giles Blvd E
Windsor, ON N9A 4E5
IntersectionMarentette Ave and Giles Blvd E
Bus RoutesOttawa 4
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Parking, Security entrance
Topics
Service CategoriesEarly Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays ~ Visual Impairments ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Visual Impairments ~ Families/Friends of People with Disabilities