The Brant Early Years Community offers a variety of services and supports to young children and their families and caregivers. Whether you are currently a resident of Brant or are planning on moving to the area, this site can help you find what is available to support you in your role as a parent, caregiver, or educator.
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Parents and Educators- Have your say… on the pending changes to Ontario's child care system
Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014
The Legislature recently passed new legislation to modernize and strengthen Ontario's child care system and improve oversight in both the licensed and unlicensed child care sectors. The Child Care Modernization Act, 2014 was passed by the Legislative Assembly and received Royal Assent in December 2014. Once proclaimed, the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 will go into effect and the Day Nurseries Act will no longer be used.
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Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk Special Needs Strategy Planning
The Ministries of Children and Youth Services, Community and Social Services, Education and Health and Long-Term Care are moving forward with a strategy to improve the delivery of services for children and youth with special needs in Ontario. These special needs may be one or more of a wide range of specific impairments and/or diagnoses including: communication disorders, physical disabilities, cerebral palsy, behavioural issues, acquired brain injuries, developmental disabilities, Down syndrome, spina bifida, Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or long-term medical conditions. Your input would be appreciated. Please feel free to share this link. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BHNSDP2015
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