Markham Stouffville Hospital

Service: Child Development Programs

Record Details
Alternate Name Tri-Regional Blind-Low Vision Program ; Tri-Regional Infant Hearing Program ; York Region Preschool Speech & Language Program
Toll Free Phone 1-888-703-5437
Fax 905-472-7553
E-Mail CDPfamilies@msh.on.ca
Website www.childdevelopmentprograms.ca
Primary Executive Susan Sheffield, Director, Child Development Programs; Phone: 905-472-7039 * 905-472-7553; Email: ssheffield@msh.on.ca
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Description (Service) York Region Preschool Speech & Language Program - provides help for children from birth to senior kindergarten entry who have difficulty learning to communicate or to interact * the program focuses on the prevention, early identification and treatment of speech and language problems 
 
Tri-Regional Infant Hearing Program - this program identifies children with permanent hearing loss and provides the follow-up services/supports to facilitate language and literacy development as needed until school entry 
 
Tri-Regional Blind-Low Vision Program - this program partners with existing resources such as CNIB to provide counselling, coaching, suggestions to help your child use their vision and/or other senses to their full potential
Hours 8 am-5 pm Mon-Fri
Areas Served Durham Region ; Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of) ; York Region ; Speech program serves York Region only * hearing and vision programs for all of these areas
Eligibility Preschool Speech - Children from birth until senior kindergarten entry who have trouble talking or understanding language, parents/guardians, child care staff * must be residents of York Region 
 
Infant Hearing Program - babies who have missed their newborn screening or have a risk factor for permanent childhood hearing impairment should be referred 
 
Blind-Low Vision Program - anyone who has concerns about their child's vision should contact us * an opthamologist's referral is needed, however, we can assist with this referral and provide supports in the meantime
Application Preschool Speech: If you are concerned about your child's speech and language development, please make the referral as soon as possible as wait times may vary from approximately 6 to 12 months to be seen for an assessment with one of our SLPs; 
 
Infant Hearing - there is minimal wait time for this program (2-4 weeks); 
 
Blind-Low Vision Program - there is minimal wait time for this program (2-4 weeks)
Languages English ; Interpretation services available
Fees None
Located In Community Markham
Address & Map
Markham Stouffville Hospital
379 Church St, 309
Markham, ON L6B 0T1
Intersection Ninth Ln and Highway 7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays ; Hearing Screening ~ Infants/Toddlers ; Infants/Toddlers ~ Deaf-Blindness ; Speech and Language Pathology ~ Infants/Toddlers

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