ABORIGINAL INFANT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

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RESPONSIVE APPROACH 

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:

1.

Have or are caring for an Indigenous child, age 0 to 5 years and have general questions regarding their child’s growth and development

2.

First Nation, Metis, and Inuit children in foster care

3.

Have or are caring for an Indigenous child who is at risk for or has a developmental delay

4.

Have or are caring for an Indigenous child who resides in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge

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SERVICES

  • Home visits with one to one support

  • Activity planning

  • 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

 

Self-referrals accepted

 

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indigenous infant development 

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kassidy 

dixon

Aboriginal/Indigenous Infant Development Consultant

 

 

Meghan was born and raised in Burnaby, BC. Her ancestors are European, Chinese, and Coast Salish from the Sunshine Coast. Meghan obtained her Bachelor of Social Work from Douglas College and has experience working with children, youth, and adults across the Lower Mainland. Meghan believes each child is a gift and takes pride in her role as an Aboriginal/Indigenous Infant Development Consultant. Fun Fact about Meghan: She took competitive dance for 15 years, with focus on ballet and did a performance at Disneyland!  

Meghan

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Aboriginal/Indigenous 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!  

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For more Information:

You can download our Referral Form, fill it out and fax it to us at (604) 458-0151 or email to refer your child to the program – Information Arriving Soon

 

Any questions please call or email our AIDP Consultants

 
FRASER RIVER INDIGENOUS SOCIETY

202 - 19141 Ford Rd
Pitt Meadows, BC, Canada

V3Y 2P8

 

Tel: 604-458-0151       

Fax: 604-458-0155

Email: info@frisociety.ca

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