Resources for Families

Tips and Resources

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Resources for Attending School

Tip sheet: When your child attends Kindergarten for the first time.

Getting Ready For Kindergarten

How to Prepare your Child for School

School Readiness Learning to play and playing to learn: Getting ready for school

A newcomers guide to Elementary School in Ontario

community Resources

Find and apply for licensed child care in Waterloo Region all in one place.

Find support for families of children with special needs.  You don’t need a diagnosis to access these supports.

Sunbeam Developmental Resource Centre can assist people and their caregivers accessing community services and supports.

Access to child and youth mental health services

Free, high-quality drop-in programs for families and children from birth to 6 years old.

Before the School Bell Rings

Tips for parents about helping their child with special needs enter school. (available in 16 languages).

Watch this video for an introduction to the Transition to School process

Before the School Bell Rings:  Tips for parents about helping their child with special needs enter school


Watch this video to learn about KidsAbility School

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Get the latest from your SNRC Resource Consultants and SPOT Team! Sign up to receive monthly emails with important information, resources and tip sheets, along with links to learning videos and articles that will help you to support the child(ren) in your care. These emails will include tasks and activities to help address every day concerns.