Inclusion Support Services

Program Name Change Announcement

Inclusion Support Services is an early intervention program for a child 0-6 years of age with special needs.


Children who require additional programming or support and attend a licensed Child Care Program or Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centre is eligible for this service.


Referrals are accepted from families, pre-school programs and any community agency within the District of Parry Sound with parental consent.


  • To support the child in an inclusive environment.
  • To provide families with the information and skills to choose programs and services to meet their child’s special needs.
  • To provide families with the opportunities for ongoing education and involvement.
  • To provide ongoing support to the pre-school teachers / facilitators involved with the child.
  • To assist in the child’s transition to school.
  • To review, evaluate and recommend family support services.


Ensures that every child, regardless of their ability, is able to attend and participate to their potential in a community program chosen by the parents.

Principles of Inclusion

  • Participation in community activities
  • Continuity of services
  • Support for children and their families
  • Individual plans are based on family priorities
  • Flexibility in service delivery
  • Seamless transitions to other services as deemed appropriate


  • Support for child and family
  • Unified approach
  • Plan of action
  • Parental involvement
  • Ongoing intervention
  • Respect for family
  • Team consultations

Inclusion Support Services Program Statement

For more information please contact:

Parry Sound Office
Child Care Resources
66 Waubeek Street
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1C6

South River Office
Child Care Resources
P.O. Box 239
16 Toronto Avenue
South River, ON P0A 1X0


One Kids Place – Special Needs Strategy:

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