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Special Needs Resources

Special Needs Resources

Types of Behavioural Concerns Potentially Addressed:

Speech-language Needs, Occupational Therapy, Psychological Needs

Child and Family Services – Regional Office
#300, 1240 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, AB T2N 3P7
Reception: 403.297.6100
Fax: 403.297.7214
General Email Inquiries:

FSCD – 403.297.7971

  • Typically requires doctor’s diagnosis for a child
  • May be free of cost, may provide in-home visits by a professional for parent education for improved developmental outcomes of a child


  • Provided by various centres around Calgary
  • Typically free of cost

PUF – Program Unit Funding
Provided by

    1. Providence – 403.255.5577
      • May pick-up and drop-off child from daycare for additional programming at their own school
      • Seats are limited
    2. PACE Kids – 403-234-7876
      • May need child to be sent to their school
      • Enrollment typically starts February of each year, school year runs from September to June

Connecting Dots – 403.816.2718
Independent behaviour assessment agency

Psychologist –

  • Any licensed psychologist who may specialize in child behavior
  • Usually parents have to pay
  • Possible referral from Alberta Health Services for free treatment
    • Referral is typically obtained through the family doctor
  • Notes/Observations
    • Parents are encouraged to take notes on child’s behaviour
    • Parents can also ask for child’s behaviour at Little Stars Calgary to further discuss with other professionals

Child Development Centre – Alberta Children’s Hospital – Developmental Assessments

Preschool Language Services – Assessment and Treatment Teams

ACCESS Mental Health – Early Childhood Mental Health Services

Parent Choice and Confidentiality

  • Parents have the choice in seeking any additional services
  • All information about each child at Little Stars Calgary is confidential

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