What Is Supported Child Development?
Why Early Intervention?
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Who Is Eligible For The Supported Child Development Program?
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WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE SUPPORTED CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM?
All Children who are residents of BC are eligible for SCDP. Children must meet the following three criteria:
Physical - Child, who is blind or visually impaired, has a neuro-motor or sensorimotor challenge or a special heath care need.
Cognitive – Child has an intellectual delay or disability.
Communicative – child who is deaf or hard of hearing, or has significant language and speech challenges.
Social/Emotional/Behavioural – child who has severe social, emotional, or behavioural challenges. Severe behaviour is defined as: behaviour that is dangerous to self or others; extremely disruptive behaviour, which is consistent and persistent over time; behaviour that is serious enough to be known to other community agencies and to warrant intensive interventions by other community agencies.