Children learn so much from their parents. At Get Set Learn we see parents teaching children every day.
Here are some tips you can try at home to help your child learn.
Also see the menu to the left for more information.
If you feel a concern with your child’s development you are right to have it checked. You spend the most time with your child and your instincts are important.
Take your child to your family doctor.
Tell the doctor
Call Kids-Ability for concerns about speech and language.
When you call Kids Ability ask for the intake department.
Remember to say:
You can also visit an Early Years Centre and ask to make an appointment with a speech specialist.
Call Carizon Family and Community Services in Waterloo Region offers the Zero2Six service for concerns about children’s behaviour.
When you call for help, remember to say
Here is some information about getting help for a child in school:
Look at this website for help to find a family doctor:
In Kitchener, call Carizon for counseling for children and families.
In Guelph, call the Guelph Community Health Centre for counseling for children and families.
Or, ask your doctor for a counseling service near you.
To find an Early Years Centre in your area please see the list below:
Cambridge Family Early Years Centre
149 Ainslie Street North
Cambridge, ON N1R 3P4
Our Place Family Resource and Early Years Centre
St. Francis School
154 Gatewood Drive (Driveway is off of Blueridge Avenue)
Kitchener, ON N2M 4E4
YMCA Early Years Centre Main Site
161 Roger Street
Waterloo, ON N2J 1B1
YMCA Early Years Centre Satellite Site
719 Erbsville Road
Waterloo, ON N2J 3Z4
Langs Farm Village Association
2958 Greenfield Road Ayr, ON, N0B 1E0
Wilmot Resource Community Centre
1-175 Waterloo Street
New Hamburg, ON N3A 1S3
Woolwich Community Services
5 Memorial Avenue
Elmira, ON N3B2P8
Ontario Early Years Ctr
176 Wyndham St. N. Guelph (519) 821-6638
Stone Road Mall
435 Stone Rd. W. 2nd Floor, Guelph, ON
Community Resource Centre of North and Centre Wellington
360 Belsyde Ave East, Fergus
(519) 843-7000 / 1-866-840-3249
Mount Forest – 519-509-2726 / 1-877-919-2726
Call the school board nearest to your home.
When you call, you will need to say:
For Kitchener/Waterloo and Cambridge:
Waterloo District School Board
Waterloo Catholic School Board
For Guelph and Wellington County:
Upper Grand District School Board
Wellington Catholic District School Board