Infant and Child Development Services Peel

Early Intervention

We offer intervention and support to families of infants and children who have:
• established risk, such as a genetic syndrome
• biological risk, such as preterm birth, or family history which may impact an infant's development
• identified developmental delays

Our Infant and Child Development Professionals work with families to provide early identification and intervetion to support their child's development. We support families to set developmental goals for their child, and enhance their participation in daily activities and the family's routines.


Services may include:

Screening & Assessment
To monitor a child’s overall development
To look at child’s strengths and needs
To provide verbal and written letters and/or reports to parents and other service providers with parental consent
To plan for transition to other services and/or school

Service Coordination

To help families access needed  supports and services
To clarify roles and responsibilities when families are involved with multiple service providers
To collaborate with community partners
For discharge planning

Preterm Services

Preterm Care Pathways are defined based on identified child risk factors for children born under 35 weeks gestation.
Services may include:   
Monthly consultation clinic
Regular developmental screenings
Helpline available for information and support.  Call 905-564-7485, ext. 302

Peel Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Clinical Services

ICDSP is part of a group of agencies that provide diagnostic assessments for children with prenatal exposure to alcohol
Provides follow-up and intervention as indicated

Information and support

Development-focused parent education sessions
Community education workshops

Discharge Planning

To continue to meet the needs of your child after our services, Infant and Child Development Services Peel may facilitate referral(s) to other community programs to support their on-going developmental needs.

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