The Accp conducts age appropriate screenings on every child using the Nipissing District Developmental Screening Tool
It is a quick survey that looks at the key skills most children should master at a specific age.
It can help you determine if there are any areas of your child’s development that may need extra help.
There is an NDDS for 13 key stages of development, from 1 month - 6 years of age.Including one at 4 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months, 15 months,18 months – important, 2 year, 30 months, 3 year, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years.
Why is it important to track my child’s development?
Identifying and responding to your child’s developmental needs as early as possible can make a big difference.
Advantages for Your Child - Access important services and supports early intervention to improve key skills needed to support learning, and to help them feel good about themselves!
Advantages for Parents - Learn about activities that you can do with your child to support his/her development, discover community services and supports to help, increase your confidence knowing that you are doing everything you can for your child.
Individualized Service Plans
If a child has been diagnosed with a special need, or if they have been identified as needing an aid, you as a parent will be consulted and together with the supervisor and RECE aid will create an individualized service plan while in care. Referrals to additional services will also be offered.
If a child has been diagnosed with anaphylaxis please inform your center supervisor and together you will train & prepare staff and post notifications throughout the center. Appropriate sign offs and emergency plans will be completed.