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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:

  1. Age birth to 19th birthday
  2. Have a developmental delay or disability in physical, cognitive, communicative or social/emotional/behavioural areas.


  3. 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.

  4. Need for support in a childcare setting in order to participate because of the child’s developmental delay or disability.