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Reach Child Development Centre

Community Resource For Families That Have Children With Special Needs

 Child Development Programs

At Reach we offer a variety of child development programs designed to meet a wide range of needs. These include services for children & youth with autism. We have brought together professionals with expertise and knowledge in a variety of areas.

Including Early Childhood Educators, Speech Language Pathologists, Behavioural Consultants, Child Development Consultants, Occupational Therapists, Infant Development Consultants and others with extensive experience supporting families and children.

Our family centered philosophy means that your needs determine our direction. Our programs and services are modified as families’ needs change. Need help navigating our programs? REACH Programs for my Child Visual shows the age, access and geographical area in one easy image. We also offer a REACH Programs guide in Punjabi.

Programs are available in Delta, Surrey and Langley B.C.

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Reach Child Development Programs

Infant Development Program

Infant Development Program

The Infant Development Program (I.D.P.) is for children under the age of 3 who are at risk for or are presenting a delay in their development.

Child Autism Program

Reach Autism Program for Children Under 6

The Reach Autism Program is for children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Families can use autism and at-home funding to pay for services. 

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Program

Delta Connex - Key Worker Program for Complex Behaviours & prenatal exposure

Delta Connex is for parents/guardians who have children who have been prenatally exposed or present with complex behavioural challenges. Program is for children up to the age of 19 years old. 

Aboriginal Supported Child Development Programs

Aboriginal Supported Child Development Program

Provincially funded program that is designed to specifically meet the needs of children of Aboriginal heritage who require additional support. The program is developed with cultural values, beliefs, and traditions in mind.

Child Therapy Program

Child Therapy Program

Provides speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy to children from age birth to kindergarten entry age.

Counselling Program For Families

Reach Counseling For Children & Families

Provides counselling for families, individuals, and couples in Delta, B.C. who have a child with a developmental disability. Counselling may address a variety of issues ranging from marital stress to depression to social anxiety.

Education program for parents with special needs children

Positive Connections

The Reach Positive Connections program is a three prong approach to family support. It is comprised of parent education classes, in-home behaviour support and a support group for siblings. Please contact your CYSN social worker for more information and referral.

Supported Child Development Programs

Supported Child Development Program

In order to be effectively included in a child care setting, it’s recognized that some children may require some extra support. This program helps support children from birth to 12 years of age and In some special circumstances up the the age of 19. 

Behavior Support Child Development Programs

Behavior Support Child Development Programs

Reach Choices Program

The Choices program is full with no waitlist available. Choices is a family-centred  program that provides  individualised services to children and  youth with autism and their families.

Families work with a Behavioural Consultant, Speech-Language therapist, Occupational Therapist, or Physiotherapist to establish priorities for intervention. Goals can be picked in the areas of social skills, language and communication, fine motor, self help and leisure skills.

Therapy teams provide education and training to assist families in creating supportive learning environments for their children and youth.

 

Positive Behavioral Support Program

Positive Behavioural Support Program

A provincially funded in-home support program for families with children with special needs, including children with autism, ages 3 to 18 years old who present with behavioural challenges.

Childcare, Social Groups & Resources

Child Care Service For Special Needs Children

FORTIS BC Sibshops Program

FORTIS BC Sibshops, is a monthly group for children and youth who have a sibling with a diagnosis.  It offers a safe and special place where siblings are provided education on neurodiversity and skill building.

Child Care Service For Special Needs Children

Respite Care - Child Care Service

Respite care gives families temporary relief from the challenges of caring for a child with a developmental disability. Whether this relief is for a few hours, a day, a weekend or longer depends on the families needs.

Teens With Special Needs Social Group

Reach GCT TEENS Social Saturdays

Social group for youth,12-18, with developmental disabilities held at REACH Child Development Centre. This program provides outings, activities and social interactions for participants. 

Child Care Service For Special Needs Children

New Autism Diagnosis Orientation

The New Autism Diagnosis Orientation, led by REACH Family Navigators Pindi Mann and Priya Nair, offers vital support to parents and caregivers of recently diagnosed children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Through informative sessions in both English and Punjabi, families gain understanding of the diagnosis, learn about available resources, and find community support, ensuring they’re not alone on this journey.

Child Care Service For Special Needs Children

Down Syndrome Support Group

The Delta Down Syndrome Support Group is committed to empowering families in our community by providing invaluable resources and support. Through engaging guest speakers including REACH therapists, community professionals, and relevant programs, we tackle common challenges head-on, offering vital information and fostering a supportive environment. 

Teens With Special Needs Social Group

English Speaking Support Group

Join our English Speaking Support Group, facilitated by Priya Nair, a REACH Family Navigator. If you’re a parent or caregiver of a child with special needs, we invite you to join our caring community of support. Our group provides a safe, non-judgmental space for parents to collaborate, share stories, and offer support. We also offer opportunities to connect with resources in the community, get answers to parenting questions, and discuss funding options. 

Child Care Service For Special Needs Children

Punjabi Speaking Support Group

The Punjabi Support Group welcomes parents and caregivers within the Punjabi-speaking community who have children with special needs. Led by compassionate facilitators, this group provides a safe space for sharing stories, offering mutual support, and accessing resources tailored to the needs of Punjabi families. Whether discussing parenting challenges, community resources, or navigating funding options, members find camaraderie and understanding within this supportive environment. 

Reach Child Development Preschools In Delta BC

Reach Developmental Preschool offers all children a stimulating, emergent program to develop their physical, social, emotional, language, and cognitive skills to their full potential. Reach’s emergent curriculum embraces the principles of the BC  Early Learning  Framework and the Live 5-2-1-0 Program, bringing nature and healthy living into learning experiences.

The Preschool Program offers enhanced support for whole family development with an on-campus PARENT EDUCATION CENTRE where parents can find resources, learning materials and multi-disciplinary expertise from Reach’s child development experts. Further learning opportunities will be available for parents through monthly Parent Workshops and helpful online resources that parents can read and download. 

What can you expect from Reach preschool?

Highly Qualified Teachers

All of Reach’s preschool teachers are provincially certified Early Childhood and Special Needs Educators and hold current first aid certificates. All employees of Reach have been cleared through the Criminal Records Review Board.

Multi-Disciplinary Professionals

Our preschool is enhanced by working in partnership with other professionals including Speech-Language Pathologists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Supported Child Development Consultants, and Kla-How-Eya Association Social Workers as well as the Delta School District and the local library, public health and dental services.

Kindergarten Readiness and Skill Building

Our activities and environment are designed to promote kindergarten readiness skills including large and small motor skills, cognitive skills, creative development, self-help, communications, and socialization.

Child Development Preschool South Delta

Child Development Preschool North Delta

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