Our Programs and Services

Our Services

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Niagara Children’s Centre offers a wide range of programs and services.  You will find information about the services offered, how to access the services, the professionals involved,  upcoming events and other related information.

School Based Rehabilitation Services

The mandate of the School Based Rehab Services (SBRS) at Niagara Children’s Centre is to provide access to OT, PT and SLP services for students with rehabilitation/habilitation needs in order… More >


Niagara Children’s Centre maintains an accessible, heated, salt-water pool.  Our aquatic services provide opportunities to enhance our physiotherapy, occupational therapy and recreation therapy services for children by providing an additional… More >

Augmentative Communication (CAST)

Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is a set of tools and strategies that an individual uses to solve everyday communicative challenges. For individuals who use AAC on an extended basis,… More >

Emergent Literacy

Niagara Children's Centre brings Emergent Literacy Specialists together with Speech-Language Pathologists and Communicative Disorders Assistants under one program to cooperatively promote healthy early literacy and communication development in preschoolers living… More >

Infant Hearing Program

Every year in Ontario, 3-4 babies out of every 1000 births are diagnosed as deaf or hard of hearing.  The Infant Hearing Program is a province wide universal newborn hearing… More >

Medical Services

Niagara Children’s Centre provides consultation from medical specialists as part of our comprehensive model of care.  In order to access our medical services, children must require, be receiving or have… More >

School Intervention Team

Niagara Children’s Centre is proud to be a partner with Niagara Children’s Centre School Authority. Therapists from Niagara Children’s Centre provide assessment and treatment to the children of the Centre… More >

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists (OTs) are health care professionals who help children learn or re-learn to manage the every day activities that are important to them.  Occupational therapists at Niagara Children’s Centre… More >

Preschool Resource

The principle of integration or inclusion guides the provision of services to children and families of Niagara Children’s Centre. This principle requires client integration into community-based services. Early Childhood Education… More >


Physiotherapists (PTs) are health care professionals focused on enabling individuals to preserve, develop, and/or restore movement, function, and health. Physiotherapists at Niagara Children’s Centre offer skills and knowledge to assess… More >

Seating and Mobility

limited functional mobility.  The team consists of a Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist who are both authorizers for the Assistive Devices Program through the Ministry of Heath.   Seating Technicians and… More >

Social Work

Social Workers (SWs) are health care professionals who are trained to support children and families to cope with the impact of illness, disability and complex health needs.  At Niagara Children’s… More >

Speech/Language Therapy

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP’s) are concerned with the prevention, identification, assessment, treatment and (re)habilitation of communication and/or swallowing disorders in children.  At Niagara Children’s Centre Speech-Language Pathologists also provide education to… More >

Preschool Speech and Language

Preschool Speech and Language is a service for children from birth to Senior Kindergarten who have delays in language acquisition, speech sound production (articulation), grammar, comprehension of spoken language, and/or… More >

Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation recognizes play, leisure, and recreation as fundamental components to achieving a high quality of life. Therapeutic Recreation can be defined as the application of recreational activities or interventions… More >

Home and Vehicle Program

The Home and Vehicle Program assists families with home and vehicle accessibility through ongoing consultation with an Occupational Therapist and a Social Worker.  The team will work with the family… More >

Autism Services

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