Alberta Education funding for children starting as early as 2 years & 8 months of age with severe delays in development. Funding is available for eligible children for a
maximum of 3 years, with the last year intended for Kindergarten.
Children attend community preschools/daycare and may receive additional programming in addition to scheduled preschool sessions.
Each child is assigned a Program Support Assistant (PSA).
An Education Coordinator (EC) who is a certificated teacher is assigned to each child and will be responsible for overseeing the child’s programming focusing on early academic
An Instructional Team (EC, Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Occupational Therapist (OT), Behaviour Specialist, PSA) is assigned to each child/ family based on a child’s identified
Parents are active participants in program design and are integral members of the Team.
Parents attend all three Individualized Program Plan (IPP) meetings. A child’s Preschool/Daycare Teacher is invited to attend and participate in the program plan.