Children wth developmental disability benefit from after school programs
Who: Working parents of children with developmental disabilities
What: The After School Respite Program is designed for working parents of children who have a developmental disability. This program is offered Monday to Friday from 3:00pm to 6:30pm. It provides an adaptive child care service with an additional therapeutic learning opportunity while parents finish their work day.
The After School Respite Program is offered in a group setting at our centre-based location and is facilitated by Respite Workers who are knowledgeable in Applied Behavior Analysis.
The program can provide transportation from school to the centre upon request with an additional charge.
Where: 505 Hood Road, Unit 13, Markham, Ontario, L3R 5V6
When: Monday to Friday 3:00 to 6:30pm
Why: The After School Respite Program:
Provides a babysitter who can provide a safe and comfortable environment while parents finish their work day.
Provides a babysitter who can manage your child’s needs and behaviors.
Provide skill-building therapeutic opportunities based on individualized goals.
Provides transportation and pick up from school to the centre.
Lower teacher to child ratio -between 1:2 to 1:4 depending on your child's needs.
Facilitated by: Respite Workers who are trained in therapeutic techniques.
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