First, parents and caregivers are key members of their child’s
support team! It is important for parents and caregivers to participate
in all appointments by providing information about your child’s needs,
progress, and medical updates, asking questions, and learning the
strategies modelled by the clinician(s) so you can ensure that you can
follow through on recommendations in your home.
Depending on your
child’s needs, one or many professionals may be involved in providing
services for your child. At times, one professional may take on the role
of service coordinator for your child or may take the lead in carrying
out activities designed to achieve goals that were set by another
professional on the team. Children involved with multiple services may
receive a “team-based” approach to service delivery based on their
Descriptions of the various professionals who may be involved with your child, based on their needs, can be found on our Programs and Services page.