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Child Development Screening Clinics: ASK - Physician Information

 

ASK is a screening clinic for parents that have questions or concerns about their child's development. Learn how to access ASK clinics in Halton.

ASK is intended for families that have questions or concerns about their child's development.

Services

Professionals from community agencies provide free 15 minute consultations in the following areas:

  • Speech - A Speech Language Pathologist will briefly screen a child in the area of speech and language.
  • Hearing - Audiologists provide a check of child’s hearing. For infant hearing, please contact ErinoakKids (external link).
  • Behaviour - A consultant will briefly discuss questions and concerns regarding parenting and behaviour.
  • Development - A consultant will discuss questions and concerns about a child’s overall development.

A public health nurse is also available at clinics to provide information on nutrition, safety, immunization, parenting, etc.

Physician referrals

Physician referrals are not needed for patients to access ASK. However, as a physician, you can let your patients know about this service.

There are many services throughout Halton Region that offer free services to support families with children with developmental issues. For more information, visit Children’s Programs in Halton: Working with Physicians for Improved Child Development (PDF file).

Booking an appointment

There is no charge and no appointment needed to access ASK. Services are provided on a first come, first served basis. The consultation service is available to all families:

  • With children that are not yet eligible for school (for this year, children born in 2014 or later)
  • Who reside in Halton Region

Locations

Location City/Town Address Phone Number Date/Time
Acton Parent-Child Resource Centre Acton 85 Wallace Street Jennifer MacArthur
905-873-2960
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Oakville Parent-Child Centre Oakville 1500 Sixth Line Niki Taylor
905-849-6366
Thursday, September 21, 2017
9 - 11 a.m.
Milton Community Resource Centre Milton 410 Bronte Street S. Jean Brown
905-876-1244
Saturday, October 21, 2017
9:15 - 11:15 a.m.
Georgetown Parent-Child Centre Georgetown 8 James Street Jennifer MacArthur
905-873-2960
Thursday, November 9, 2017
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Oakville Parent-Child Centre Oakville 461 North Service Road W., Unit 17 Niki Taylor
905-849-6366
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Milton Community Resource Centre Milton 410 Bronte Street S. Jean Brown
905-876-1244
Monday, December 4, 2017
9:15 - 11:15 a.m.
Reach Out Centre for Kids/Ontario Early Years Centre Burlington 645 Plains Road East Camilla Aviss
905-632-4011
Thursday, January 4, 2018
1 - 3 p.m.
Oakville Parent-Child Centre Oakville 1500 Sixth Line Niki Taylor
905-849-6366
Thursday, January 18, 2018
9 - 11 p.m.
Acton Parent-Child Resource Centre Acton 85 Wallace Street Jennifer MacArthur
905-873-2960
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Oakville Parent-Child Centre Oakville 481 North Service Road W., Unit 25 Niki Taylor
905-849-6366
Saturday, February 10, 2018
9 - 11 a.m.
Milton Community Resource Centre Milton 410 Bronte Street S. Jean Brown
905-876-1244
Monday, February 26, 2018
9:15 - 11:15 a.m.
Georgetown Parent-Child Centre Georgetown 8 James Street Jennifer MacArthur
905-873-2960
Thursday, March 1, 2018
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Reach Out Centre for Kids/Ontario Early Years Centre Burlington 710 Cumberland Avenue Camilla Aviss
905-632-4011
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Oakville Parent-Child Centre Oakville 1500 Sixth Line Niki Taylor
905-849-6366
Thursday, April 5, 2018
9 - 11 a.m.
Georgetown Parent-Child Centre Georgetown 8 James Street Jennifer MacArthur
905-873-2960
Thursday, May 3, 2018
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Reach Out Centre for Kids/Ontario Early Years Centre Burlington 645 Plains Road East Camilla Aviss
905-632-4011
Thursday, May 10, 2018
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Acton Parent-Child Resource Centre Acton 85 Wallace Street Jennifer MacArthur
905-873-2960
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Milton Community Resource Centre Milton 410 Bronte Street S. Jean Brown
905-876-1244
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Oakville Parent-Child Centre Oakville 481 North Service Road W., Unit 25 Niki Taylor
905-849-6366
Friday, July 6, 2018
9 - 11 a.m.
Reach Out Centre for Kids/Ontario Early Years Centre Burlington 710 Cumberland Avenue Camilla Aviss
905-632-4011
Thursday, August 30, 2018
1 - 3 p.m.



Inclement Weather Policy: If the EarlyON Child and Family Centre is closed due to inclement weather, ASK is also cancelled. In this event, please call the EarlyON Child and Family Centre to confirm closure.

Community partners

  • Reach Out Centre For Kids -C-FOSP (Child and Family Outreach Support Program)
  • Community Living North Halton and Community Living Burlington -Preschool Services
  • Erinoakkids -Speech and Language Services
  • Halton Health Care Services -Audiology
  • Halton Region -Children’s Developmental Services and Early Years Program
  • Halton EarlyON Child and Family Centre Clinic Hosts

Need more information?

For more information, contact the ASK Clinic Coordinator at 905-825-6000 ext. 2531.

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