Nova Scotia, NS
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Nova Scotia Early Childhood Development Intervention Services
NS Early Childhood Development Intervention Services (ECDIS) provide province-wide specialized services to families of young children between birth and school entry, who either have a biological risk for or a diagnosis of, developmental delay. Consultation, information, support and services designed to meet the individual needs of each child and family are delivered in the child’s home and may extend to community based programs. Services emphasize the enhancement of skills and abilities through planned interactions to promote child development and family capacity.

NS Early Childhood Development Intervention Services are offered in 8 regions across the province within 28 locations.
104-276 Bedford Highway
Halifax, NS, B3M 2K6 Map
1-844-292-6730 (Toll Free)
Fax: 902-423-4468
Ages served: Up to 6 years
Languages served: English
Fees: None
To be seen: Clients/families may self refer
NS Early Childhood Development Intervention Services has an open referral system, where referrals can be made directly by the family, or on behalf of the family with their consent. Eligibility for services is determined through an initial screening process and home visit. The eligibility criteria for services, includes a developmental delay in two or more areas of development or a risk for developmental delay based on documented biological risk factors.
Area Served: Nova Scotia
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This resource is listed under these topics

Developmental, Intellectual Delay and Disabilities
Parents, Families & Caregivers
Outpatient/community mental health services
Last modified Mar 23, 2021 3:34pm
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