Child development team

The child development program offers comprehensive services for children with physical, development and learning challenges. The child development team follows children with developmental challenges.

What we do

We provide services for the following developmental challenges such as:

  • Global developmental delay
  • Intellectual delay
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • 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 team

Our team includes the following professionals:

  • Administrative assistants and secretaries
  • Developmental pediatricians
  • Dietitian
  • General pediatricians
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Speech language pathologists

How to access this service

Referrals for the child development team are accepted from school personnel, family doctors, community health nurses, child management specialists, and behaviour management specialists.

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

Child Development Intake – Coordinator
Telephone: 709-777-4003

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Last updated: 2022-11-10