Referrals

0 – School Entry

The Cochrane District Preschool Speech-Language Program offered through the Porcupine Health Unit is the central intake for all children with speech language concerns.

Below is a list of agencies that your child may access at this age depending on his/her needs. Keeping in mind that waiting lists exist, the referral should be made as soon as possible.

*Entry to school is very important, some of the agencies listed above, can assist the family with transitioning to school at the time of your child’s registration. Please access education for more information.

Junior Kindergarten – High School

At this time, your child may require updated assessments in planning for transition. Below is a list of agencies that your child may access. If you are not already involved with an agency, please keep in mind that waiting lists exist and a referral should be made as soon as possible in order to determine eligibility.

*Transition between schools may occur at this age. Some of the agencies listed above, can assist the family with a transition to a new school. Please access education for more information.

High School – Adulthood

At this time, your youth/young adult may require updated assessments in planning for transition. Below is a list of agencies that your youth/young may access. If you are not already involved with an agency, please keep in mind that waiting lists exist and a referral should be made as soon as possible in order to determine eligibility.

*Transition between schools may occur at this age. Some of the agencies listed above, can assist the family with a transition to a new school or a post-secondary institution. Please access education for more information. At this time, your youth/young adult may have completed their education, please refer to employment for more information.