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Developmental delay is where a child has slowed or impaired development. Developmental disability where the developmental delay results in problems with intellectual or adaptive function. Many different conditions can cause developmental delay or disability. The term Intellectual Delay/Disability is often used with the same meaning.

Counselling and Therapy

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Regulatory body that provides membership, certification, training and clinical supervision for Play Therapists and students locally for Canadians. Play Therapy International affiliated. more
466 Wellington Street, London, ON, N6A 3P8 Map
519-204-8885
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Sydney River, NS, B1S 3V9 Map
902-574-7998
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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5595 Fenwick Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 4M2 Map
902-421-7514
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
5 years and up
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1526 Dresden Row, Halifax, NS, B3J 3K3 Map
902-932-8428
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Janice Hartley
1 Kingswood Dr, Hammonds Plains, NS, B4B 0E9 Map
902-412-1557
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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2920 Kingsview Blvd SE, Airdrie, AB, T4A 0A9
403-899-3223
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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44-46 Portland Street, Dartmouth, NS, B2T 1V1 Map
902-461-8133
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
4 years and up
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255 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS, B3M 4G2 Map
902-454-6166
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
5 years and up
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Day treatment programs

Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

59 Dorey Avenue, Dartmouth, NS, B3B 0B2 Map
1-902-468-6606
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
18 years and up
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Housing and Home Supports

Publicly Funded / Free Services

We strive to help Nova Scotians with disabilities achieve greater economic independence by: * joining the workforce - employment services and programs that ... more
261 Pleasant St, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 3S1 Map
1-902-225-2130
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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A Canada-wide association of family members and others working for the benefit of persons of all ages who have an intellectual disability. Founded in 1958 by ... more
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3 Map
416-661-9611
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

AB, Canada
1-506-233-0274
Areas Served: Edmonton Zone (previously Capital Health), Montreal, Central Nova Scotia, Interior
All ages
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Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups

Publicly Funded / Free Services

We offer social skills groups for students with social deficits, social skill summer day camps, workshops for parents and professionals on topics such as ... more
NS, Canada
902-293-4801
Area Served: Nova Scotia
5 years and up
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Organisme francophone canadien dédié à la prévention du syndrome d'alcoolisation foetale (SAF). Donne de l'information sur le TSAF (trouble du spectre de ... more
370 Rue des Forges, Trois-rivières, QC, G9A 2H1
1-873-559-1108
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

59 Dorey Avenue, Dartmouth, NS, B3B 0B2 Map
1-902-468-6606
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
18 years and up
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Finances and Money

Publicly Funded / Free Services

The Child Disability Benefit (CDB) is a tax-free benefit (of up to $2,300/year in 2005) for families who care for a child under age 18 with a severe and ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
Up to 18 years
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Key information for qualified practitioners who are called upon by their patients to certify Form T2201, Disability Tax Credit Certificate. more
ON, Canada
1-866-741-0127
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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General Community Mental Health Services

Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Thrive Occupational Therapy
Halifax, NS, B3L 2A6 Map
902-943-3449
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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Sydney River, NS, B1S 3V9 Map
902-574-7998
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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Janice Hartley
1 Kingswood Dr, Hammonds Plains, NS, B4B 0E9 Map
902-412-1557
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Other

Publicly Funded / Free Services

We are a resource and community outreach program for infants and young children with developmental delays. We offer: * home visit programs * child care ... more
276 Bedford Highway, Halifax, NS, B3M 2K6 Map
1-844-292-6730 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Both TEAM Work Cooperative Ltd. and the WorkBridge Association, offers a wide range of services, helpful career counseling and an on-site resource facility to ... more
7071 Bayers Rd, Halifax, NS, B3L 2C2 Map
1-902-422-8900
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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NS Early Childhood Development Intervention Services (ECDIS) provide province-wide specialized services to families of young children between birth and school ... more
276 Bedford Highway, Halifax, NS, B3M 2K6 Map
1-844-292-6730 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Nova Scotia
Up to 6 years
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Ability Online is a monitored online community of friendship and support for children and youth with disabilities or illness, and their friends and family. ... more
250 Wincott Dr, Etobicoke, ON, M9R 4C8 Map
416-650-6207
Area Served: Canada
6 years and up
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The Access 2card (TM) is for people of all ages and types of disabilities who require the assistance of a support person. When a cardholder presents the Access ... more
40 Holly Street, Toronto, ON, M4S 3C3 Map
416-932-8382 x227
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Offers support to individuals with disabilities, such as through tax credits. more
4695 12e Avenue, Shawinigan-sud, QC, G9P 5H9
1-800-959-8281
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only bilingual phone and on-line counselling service for youth. It’s free, anonymous and confidential. Professional ... more
439 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1Y8 Map
416-586-5437
Area Served: Canada
5 - 20 years
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In L'Arche, people who have developmental disabilities and those who come to assist share life and daytime activities together in family-like settings that are ... more
1833 rue Sherbrooke Est Bureau 101, Montreal, QC, H2K 1B4 Map
514-844-1661
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Persons with Disabilities Online is a website by Service Canada which provides access to services and information for persons with disabilities, family members, caregivers and all Canadians. more
Ottawa, ON, K1A 1M4 Map
1-800-622-6232
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Non-profit association that seeks to transform the mental health sector to be an inclusive society where people achieve full social inclusion. Promotes ... more
140 Holland Street West, Bradford, ON, L3Z 2Y5 Map
1-866-655-8548
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Therapy Dog services are provided across Canada by St. John's Ambulance in a wide range of community settings such as: hospitals, seniors residences and care ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

186 Hinchey Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 1L7
613-862-8751
5 - 16 years
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5547 Clyde Street, Halifax, NS, B3J 3T5 Map
902-466-2789
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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1278 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, NS, B4A 1C7 Map
902-832-0830
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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5445 St. Margaret's Bay Rd., Tantallon, NS, B3Z 2H9 Map
902-826-2390
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Posted: May 31, 2012
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Comprehensive guide to mental health for families along with listings of resources in Nova Scotia. Produced by Community Mental Health together with the Healthy Minds Cooperative and family members of people living with mental illness.
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