Information, resources, e-learning modules, events, discussion forums, and online groups related to the enhanced 18-month well-baby visit in Ontario.
Read to Your Baby Posters
Available in 15 different languages in Resources.
ndds® video examples
English - French
This web portal is the result of a collaborative effort between several organizations including the Ontario College of Family Physicians, McMaster University, the Offord Centre for Child Studies, the Ontario Ministries of Children and Youth Services, Health and Long-Term Care, Health Promotion, and leaders in the field of child development. The portal was developed to provide primary care providers a central access point to accredited online learning programs as well as recommended tools like the Rourke Baby Record and the Nipissing District Developmental Screen®, and other key resources.
Funded by the Government of Ontario.
The most important resources relevant to the enhanced visit located on a single webpage. Frequently accessed links and PDFs at your fingertips.
This more comprehensive collection of key tools, service information, patient education, and reference resources on core topics related to the 18-month visit have been indexed with quick links to content. You can perform a keyword search for resources, or browse by categories (e.g. search for resources related to nutrition or behaviour, or patient education handouts).
Video examples showing a child successfully demonstrate each item and activity on the NDDS checklist.
This e-learning course was created for parents of newborn children to 2.5 years to provide them with information on the role of attachment and routines in language development, insight into how communication develops from birth, as well as practical strategies to promote your child’s understanding and use of language at home.
This e-guide was developed by York Region’s Best Start Network to provide parents in Ontario with information and tips to understand and promote their children’s social and emotional development from birth to Grade One.
Programs to recommend to parents while they wait for services.
Speech and Language tips for patients that they can do while waiting for services.
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