School age

Whether you’re looking for ideas to encourage your child to dress themselves or to hold their pencil, check out the links below for ideas to keep the learning fun and dynamic.

Fine and Gross Motor Development



Sleep Issues



Getting Ready in the Mornings!

Back to School Checklist – Boys Town


Brushing Teeth

Managing Behaviour

Additional Resources:

  • Caring for Kids – Information for parents from Canada’s paediatricians
  • Connect Ability – Self-directed access to resources and an online connection to a community supporting kids and families with a variety of needs.
  • Early Abilities – Review of government funded programs for early intervention (City of Toronto Speech, Language, Vision, and Hearing)
  • Just in Time Parenting – Free monthly parenting newsletters by specific age and need
  • EarlyON – Ontario’s Child and Family Centres (formerly Ontario Early Years Centres and Parenting and Family Literacy Centres) – Free, drop-in community programs for parents and caregivers and kids up to age 6.
  • Triple “P” Parenting – Evidence-based positive parenting program for parents with kids of all ages.
  • Zero to Three – Resources for 0-3 years.
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder – Tips and toolkits for parents of children with autism.
  • Autism Speaks – Tools for parents on a variety of useful topics such as toileting, feeding, etc.