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Developmental, Intellectual Delay and Disabilities

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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

BC Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, agencies of the Provincial Health Services Authority serves infants, children and youth. ... more
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1 Map
604-875-2000
Area Served: British Columbia
Up to 18 years
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Looking for a psychologist? The BCPA website has a Psychologist Referral Service to help find a psychologist depending on geographic location and by specific ... more
1177 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V6H 1G3 Map
604-730-0522
Area Served: British Columbia
All ages
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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

Island Clinical Counselling
4488 Wellington Rd, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 2H3 Map
250-585-8086
Area Served: Vancouver Island
All ages
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Oaklands Clinical Counselling and Social Work Services
394 Duncan Avenue, Duncan, BC, V9L 3W4 Map
250-709-8825
Area Served: Vancouver Island
13 years and up
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Rainstorm Counselling & Consulting
BC, Canada
Areas Served: Vancouver Island, Northern
All ages
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Housing and Home Supports

Publicly Funded / Free Services

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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Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups

Publicly Funded / Free Services

The Family Support Institute of BC (FSI) is a provincial not for profit society committed to supporting families who have a family member with a disability. ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Online workshops including casual zoom hangout support groups
227 6th Street, New Westminster, BC, V3L 3A5 Map
604-540-8374
Area Served: British Columbia
All ages
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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

Oaklands Clinical Counselling and Social Work Services
394 Duncan Avenue, Duncan, BC, V9L 3W4 Map
250-709-8825
Area Served: Vancouver Island
13 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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Community Health and Resource Centres

Publicly Funded / Free Services

The Family Support Institute of BC (FSI) is a provincial not for profit society committed to supporting families who have a family member with a disability. ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Online workshops including casual zoom hangout support groups
227 6th Street, New Westminster, BC, V3L 3A5 Map
604-540-8374
Area Served: British Columbia
All ages
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General Community Mental Health Services

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Canucks Autism Network (CAN) provides year-round sports and recreation programs to individuals and families living with autism, while raising awareness and ... more
1788 West 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V6J 1V6
604-685-4049
Area Served: British Columbia
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Island Clinical Counselling
4488 Wellington Rd, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 2H3 Map
250-585-8086
Area Served: Vancouver Island
All ages
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Other

Publicly Funded / Free Services

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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Catchment: Vancouver Island
Resource Guide developed by Families Organized for Recognition and Care Equality (FORCE).
Posted: Jun 2, 2017
Language: EN
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