Due to Covid-19 the Fraser River Indigenous Society offices open with appointments. We are modifying our programs during these times
indigenous/ABORIGINAL INFANT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Our Aboriginal Infant Development Consultants provide AIDP services to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit families with infants/children who are at risk, or have developmental delays, to reach their full potential, through a strengths-based, holistic and culturally responsive approach.
There is a focus on the health, intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being of children from birth to five years residing in Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge or as requested from Katzie First Nation members.
AIDP PROGRAM IS FOR FAMILIES WHO:
Have or are caring for an Indigenous child, age 0 to 5 years and have general questions regarding their child’s growth and development
First Nation, Metis, and Inuit children in foster care
Have or are caring for an Indigenous child who is at risk for or has a developmental delay
Have or are caring for an Indigenous child who resides in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge
Home visits with one to one support
Provide developmental and family needs assessments
Offer toy and library lending kits
Provide families with information on ages, stages, and delays
Answer questions regarding parenting and general development
Connect families to community resources and other programs
Provide cultural information and resources
indigenous/aboriginal infant development
Indigenous/Aboriginal Infant Development Consultant
Kassidy was raised in Coquitlam/Burnaby BC and currently resides in Maple Ridge BC. Kassidy’s heritage is Metis, Irish, and English. Kassidy obtained her certification in Early Childhood Education in 2013 and in 2017 she obtained her ECE Diploma, specializing in special needs education. Kassidy has been working with infants and toddlers of all abilities since 2013. Kassidy has a passion for working with children and is very excited to bring that passion into her career as an Aboriginal/Indigenous Infant Development Consultant. Fun Fact about Kassidy: She is a photographer, and an avid hiker!
For more Information:
You can download our Referral Form, fill it out and fax it to us at (604) 458-0155 or email to Early Years Program Manager E: firstname.lastname@example.org Any questions please call or email our Early Years Program Manager P: (604) 458-0151