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Children with Special Needs

Early intervention refers to supporting the early identification and treatment of infants and young children with special needs up to six years old, or those who may be at risk of experiencing barriers to development. Parents might think about contacting early intervention services if they have concerns with their child's:

  • Feeding and nutrition
  • Ability to learn
  • Hearing
  • Mobility and movement
  • Speech/Language/Communication
  • Attention
  • Vision
  • Behaviour/Social/Emotional interaction
  • Play


  • The Simcoe County Early Intervention Services website provides information about services in Simcoe County for children aged 0-6.
  • Visit Special Education in the Learning in Simcoe County section to learn more about programs and services through the Ontario public school system available for children and youth with special needs.