News Archive July 2017

  • Jul. 05, 2017

    How Family-Centered Are We? The Results are In!

    During February and March, the Centre surveyed families to help us understand how family-centered we are in providing our services.  The results are in and families gave us very positive feedback! The survey tool we used was the MPOC (Measure of Processes of Care). The survey asked 20 questions on five “scale” areas that are known to be important aspects of family-centered service: Enabling and Partnership: parent feelings about how involved that they have been in their child’s care Providing General Information: parent feelings about how much general information they have been given about areas such as services and supports,…
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  • Jul. 01, 2017

    It’s Full Steam Ahead for this Year’s Summer Literacy Program!

    Speech Services Niagara’s Summer Literacy Program is well underway with 25 kindergarten-aged students participating in a researched-based, fun-filled summer program aimed at helping develop pre-reading skills! Over the course of three weeks, students are be working on rhyming, letter recognition, syllables, phonological awareness and much more through games and activities. This program is a result of Niagara Children's Centre being successful in receiving a grant application to offer a summer family literacy program for children identified as needing a boost to develop key foundational skills in emergent literacy.  The goal of the program is to provide direct instruction during the summer so that it may…
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