Programs and Services for Kids
Programs that help kids with developmental, physical and cognitive recovery.
A child life specialist is a health-care professional that works with children and their families while they receive care.
Diagnostic and therapeutic services help to support the needs of children with ASD. ASD services are provided by a team of professionals where support is provided that is specialized to the strengths and challenges of your child.
Hearing health is a vital piece of a child’s growth and development. The Saskatchewan Health Authority has a number of programs to assess your child’s hearing and provides services to children with hearing loss.
Some children and families need a bit of extra assistance in order to live comfortably at home. Home Care provides services to help ease some difficulties of living at home with certain health conditions or recovering from illness or surgery.
KidsFirst is a home-visiting program designed to support you and your family by enhancing parenting knowledge, providing support, and building on your families strengths.
Occupational therapists help children with physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities be as independent as possible.
Physical therapists (PT) work with children to help build physical strength and coordination through movement and exercise.
Psychologists work with children and their families to help address the mental impact of illness and injuries.
Respite services provide families with a break when needed. Looking after yourself and other members of your family is a key component in caring for a child with constant care or high-care needs.
A team of specialists is available to children with complex feeding needs and their parents.
Some children experience difficulty in communicating clearly, speaking to others and in chewing and swallowing. These concerns can all be addressed with a speech-language pathologist, who can assess and provide help.