Learning and behaviour team

Child development services offer comprehensive care for children with physical, development and learning challenges. The learning and behaviour team cares for children who have learning and/or behaviour challenges.

What we do

We provide services for children and youth with challenges including, but not limited to:

  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and/or with associated co-morbidities;
  • Learning disorders and/or with associated co-morbidities;
  • Disruptive behaviours and/or disorders; and
  • School refusal/significant school-related issues.

The learning and behaviour team supports children and their families through regular assessments, interventions and community and school support.

Our team

Our team is comprised of the following health-care professionals:

  • Developmental and general pediatricians
  • Intake coordinator
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech language pathologists
  • Psychologists
  • Secretaries
  • Social workers

How to access this service

Referrals for the learning and behaviour team are mainly received from school guidance counsellors and/or school board educational psychologists. Please see referral forms. 

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.

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: 2022-06-30