Resources / E-learning

Some of these e-learning courses (indicated by a lock icon) are only accessible after your child has seen a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) for an assessment. If the content of the course is appropriate given the results of the assessment, the SLP will provide you with the username and password.

Best Beginnings: A Parent e-Guide for Promoting the Social-Emotional Development of Children (newborn – 6 years of age)

This e-guide was developed by York Region’s Best Start Network to provide parents in Ontario with information and tips to understand and promote their children’s social and emotional development from birth to Grade One.

The Power of Play: Creating Opportunities for Speech & Language Development for Parents of Preschoolers (ages 2 1/2 – 4)

This e-learning course was created to provide parents with information on how play skills and peer interaction skills develop, the link between pretend play, cognitive, and language development, and practical strategies for promoting your child’s understanding and use of language within playful activities at home.

Being the Bridge: Building Language While You Wait (for Parents of Newborn Children – 2 1/2 years of age)

This e-learning course was created to provide parents with information on the role of attachment and routines in language development, insight into how communication develops from birth, as well as practical strategies to promote your child’s understanding and use of language at home.

Comme parent, vous êtes le pont

Cet outil interactif offre de l’information aux parents concernant le développement de la communication de la naissance à l’âge de 2 ans ½. Vous apprendrez à propos du rôle que jouent l’attachement et les routines dans le développement du langage. Des stratégies pour faciliter la compréhension et l’expression du langage de votre enfant à la maison sont proposées.

Let’s Talk! Tips for Building Your Child’s Speech and Language Skills

This video series tool was developed by the Eastern Ontario Health Unit to help parents support and strengthen their children’s developing communication skills. The series, available in English and French, demonstrates some of the communication milestones children should be reaching from infancy through age 5. It also offers tips and strategies on how parents can help develop their child’s speech and language skills during this important period.

Parent Engagement

The partnership between the family and the clinical team is essential in helping children in the program to reach their potential. Learn more about the importance of this relationship and hear from some of our parents as they share their perspectives about their involvement.