Pre-school and School-age Developmental Resources

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A)   AHS Developmental Programs

Child Development Services (criteria and forms)

Age RangeProgramContact InfoComment
InfantEarly Child Development Team through Child Development Centre - provides assessment, early intervention and therapyT: (403) 955-5999
F: 403-955-5990
Child Development Centre: Alberta Children’s HospitalT: (403) 955-5999
F: (403) 955-5990
For referral of complex developmental problems
Preschool Speech-Language (Birth to entry into Kindergarten) – community programEast Health CenterT: (403) 955-1300 or
F: (403) 955-1340
Preschool SLP referral form – note parents must self-refer

B)   Other preschool providers (esp for PUF funded kids)

ProgramOutlineContact Info
Heartland AgencyHeartland Agency and Educational Services is a non-profit organization providing highly-evolved educational programs for children.
Has multiple programs – see website for details
Head Office c/o Memorial Hall Annex
1121 - 14th Ave. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0P3
T: (403) 541-0277
F: (403) 541-0800
IDEASIDEAS provides Speech-Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology and tutoring service to children, adolescents and families in and around the city of Calgary. Assessment, therapy, consultation and workshops are offered by each discipline. Interdisciplinary assessment and consultation services are available.Suite 405 Willow Park Centre
10325 Bonaventure Dr. S.E.
Calgary, Alberta. T2J 7E4
T: (403) 271-9020
F: (403) 225-0554
I’m For Kids TeamI'm for Kids Team is an Early Intervention Program featuring a full range of supports and services to preschool children with special needs in Calgary and surrounding areas. We are a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated professionals with a mission to serve young children and their families. We are an Alberta Education approved PUF (Program Unit Funding) provider and an approved FSCD (Family Support for Children with Disabilities) Specialized Services Team.Mailing Address:
20 Inverness Square SE
Calgary, AB T2Z 2V6
T: (403) 236-8919
F: (403) 257-0403
Lead FoundationLEAD Foundation enriches the lives of children and families dealing with developmental challenges through play-based programs.Lead Foundation
Suite 209, 5271 Memorial Dr SE, Calgary, AB, T2A 4V1
T: (403) 270-7912
F:(403) 670-0171
PacekidsPacekids is a group of family-oriented, therapeutic and active learning programs tailored to children with special needs.Pacekids Programs
#112, 5211 Macleod Trail S.
Calgary, Alberta
T2H 0J3
T: (403) 234-7876
F: (403) 685-3146
Providence Child Development SocietyProvidence resources include occupational, physiotherapy, and speech- language therapists, assisted by therapeutic assistants, and consultations by psychologists or behavioral consultants. These specialists are coordinated by a teacher who provides a comprehensive educational program.
Has multiple programs – see website for details
5232 - 4th Street S.W. Calgary, Alberta T2V 0Z4 |
T: (403) 255-5577
Fax: (403) 255 1254
Renfrew Educational ServicesRenfrew offers a broad range of specialized programs and is an acknowledged leader in program development for children with all kinds of special needs. Renfrew is also known for its preschool programs where typically developing children play and learn alongside children with special needs.
Has multiple programs – see website for details
(Main Administrative Office)
2050 - 21 Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 6S5
T: (403) 291-5038
F: (403) 291-2499

C)   School Age resources

ProgramOutlineContact Info
Calgary Learning CentreConducts psycho-educational assessments, offers support programs for Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Literacy Issues. The CLC has an excellent library available to anyone with a membership (membership rates are very reasonable, ~$10/year!)T: (403) 686-9300,
F: (403) 686-0627
Calgary SCOPE SocietyCalgary SCOPE Society is a non-profit agency committed to providing a wide range of high quality, innovative services that support people with disabilities to be respected, contributing members of Calgary's communities.Suite 211, 2323 - 32nd Avenue N.E.
Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3
T: (403) 509-0200
F: (403) 291-4087

Anticipatory Developmental Information:

Developmental Coordination Disorder Resource:

Other: Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development:

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