Child development

The child development program offers comprehensive services for children with development and learning challenges.

What we do

We provide services for the following developmental challenges such as:

  • Global developmental disability
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Behaviour challenges
  • Communication disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders

Child development staff support children and their families through regular assessments, interventions, and community and school support.

Who we see

We provide care for children and youth with developmental challenges up to their 18th birthday.

Our service providers

Our service providers include the following health-care professionals:

  • Developmental pediatricians
  • General pediatricians
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Physiotherapist
  • Dietitian
  • Psychologist
  • Social workers
  • Nurse
  • Intake coordinator
  • Administrative assistants

How to access this service

Referrals are accepted from primary care providers, pediatricians, community health nurses, child management specialists, behaviour management specialists and educational professionals.

Please contact your physician or health-care provider to make a referral and to complete the Child Development Referral Form (PDF).

Where we are

Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre
1st floor
300 Prince Philip Drive
St. John’s, NL
A1B 3V6

Hours of operation

Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., along with some evening parenting groups.

How to reach us

Child Development Intake – Secretary
Telephone: 709-777-4957

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Last updated: 2024-07-02