Parents encouraged to register children for Ready Set Grow preschool program

RSG logo colourIf your child is between the ages of 18 months and 4 years take time to ensure they are on track and ready to learn by attending a Ready Set Grow…Preschool Checkpoint program.

Ready Set Grow is a FREE, fun, and interactive time for children that helps parents learn more about their child's growth and development.

The program is organized by Lambton's Children Implementation Planning Network: Child Health and Dental Services Department, Ontario Early Years Centres, Pathways Health Centre for Children, St. Clair Child & Youth Services, Lambton County Libraries, and YMCA Childcare.  

At each Ready Set Grow session, children spend time with nurses, speech therapists, occupational therapists, early childhood experts, dental hygienist, and other professionals whose areas of expertise include:

  • Developmental screening
  • Speech and language
  • Early literacy
  • Behaviour
  • Fine motor skills
  • Vision screening
  • Oral health
  • Nutrition
  • Library resources

All parents and children are welcome to attend any Ready Set Grow session, from January to June, at one of 13 locations across Lambton County. The first checkpoint of 2013 is:

Thursday, January 17             
Ecole les Rapides                               
1103 Michigan Ave., Sarnia                       
1:30 p.m.-4:40 p.m.                                               

To register, to make an appointment or for information about other dates, call the County of Lambton Child Health and Dental Services Department at 519-383-8331 ext. 3566, toll free 1-800-667-1839 or visit Registration is also available online.

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