Resources and Links
Government of Alberta Resources
- Alberta Education
- Child Benefit
- Day Care Search – Parents can find information about licensed child care programs and contracted family day home agencies with the Child Care Look-Up Tool. This tool provides information about the location, ages of children served, number of children that can be served in the program, the program’s accreditation status and recent inspection results.
- Your MLA
- Kids Kottage Foundation – Our respite partner.
- Inform Edmonton – If you are looking for information related to community programs, Inform Edmonton is a good place to start.
- Support Network
- Sign Language – Helpful resource showing people how to communicate using sign language.
- Online American Sign Language (ASL) – This site has a browser where you can look up videos of thousands of ASL signs and learn interesting things about them.
- Child Encyclopedia – This Encyclopedia, published on the Internet, is available free of charge. It covers 47 topics related to the psychosocial development of the child, from conception to the age of five, and presents the most up-to-date scientific knowledge.
- Sensory Processing Disorder – Sensory processing refers to our ability to take in information through our senses (touch, movement, smell, taste, vision, and hearing), organize and interpret that information, and make a meaningful response.
- The Family Centre – The Family Centre helps children: Healing From Trauma, Navigating Through Change, Healthy Children and Families, Building Strong Relationships.
- Cerebral Palsy Association of Alberta (CPAA) – At CPAA, the organization is creating a Life without Limits for individuals with disabilities and their families by providing programs and services, advocacy and education throughout the province of Alberta.
- The Edmonton Cerebral Palsy Association – The Edmonton Cerebral Palsy Association is an non-profit charitable organization.
- Cerebral Palsy Guidance – covers cerebral palsy from all angles–from symptoms, causes, and treatment, to daily living information, such as communication and transitioning to adulthood articles. Please note this is an american site, and Elves’ families would not be entitled to financial assistance.
- Cerebral Palsy Guide – provides free educational information, financial options and emotional support for parents and children affected by cerebral palsy.
- Edmonton Down Syndrome Clinic – The Clinic Coordinator will act as a link between families and community programs to help coordinate care.
- Catholic Social Services – Serving and employing people of ALL faiths and cultures, Catholic Social Services’ roots and traditions are based on the Catholic social teachings of social justice, human dignity, and the common good.
- The Autism Society of Edmonton Area (ASEA) – ASEA helps families and communities embrace and support people on the autism spectrum throughout their lives.
- Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD) Program – Parents of children with disabilities sometimes need support so they can raise their children at home and fully participate in community life.
- Children’s Ability Fund
- Edmonton Food Bank
- Edmonton Christmas Bureau