Child Development and Guidance Centre

The CDGC provides
Comprehensive Developmental Assessment, early intervention, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy.

It is a non - profit organization. See Notes for more info.

Operating as usual

28/07/2021

Vaccination clinic today at CDGC. 9-2 pm.

Vaccination clinic today at CDGC. 9-2 pm.

[07/28/21]   Covid -19 vaccination clinic at CDGC today July 28th 9am to 2 pm . Come get your vaccine and protect yourself and your family !

CDGC Vaccination Clinic 27/07/2021

CDGC Vaccination Clinic

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DA4AF29A7FFCF8-cdcc

CDGC Vaccination Clinic Please review the available slots below and click on the sign up button to choose the time of your appointment. Choose one appointment slot per family member. Then click on the brown button (SUBMIT AND SIGN UP) at the bottom of the page. Then enter your NAME and email address. If you do not have an....

Photos from World Pediatric Project's post 22/06/2021

CDGC hosted the WPP orthopedic team on Sunday June 20th at our clinic in La Clery , where 40 children with orthopedic conditions were assessed . We are grateful for their continued contributions to our health care delivery in Saint Lucia .

Fostering Language Development During COVID | Early Childhood Settings | The Hanen Centre 15/05/2021

Fostering Language Development During COVID | Early Childhood Settings | The Hanen Centre

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVBjj5IL6to

Fostering Language Development During COVID | Early Childhood Settings | The Hanen Centre How to foster language development during COVID in early childhood settingsQuality interactions are key for encouraging children’s language development. But ...

My journey to acceptance 14/04/2021

My journey to acceptance

In honour of Autism Awareness Month, here are two videos from Dr. Delia Samuel, in which she shares her inspirational journey as a parent of two children with autism. As a parent, we hope her words give you courage to move towards acceptance. For the public at large, we hope story helps you to respect and accept the diversity of all children and to support them and their families in all ways that you can within your communities.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cqrf1VaJeGI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTK6ZTTlfL0

My journey to acceptance Autism, Grief process: denial, confusion, guilt, acceptanceI learned to live well with autism when I made a decision to accept my life. This video gives an i...

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) | CDC 07/04/2021

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) | CDC

For more Information on Autism click on the links below. Be mindful that some of the information about resources and services may not be applicable to Saint Lucia. The CDGC can give you the most relevant information about services for children 0-5 years in Saint Lucia who have Autism or developmental delays.

https://www.autism.org.uk/advice-and-guidance

https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/index.html

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) | CDC Autism continues to affect many children and families. Services and support are critical now and as these children grow into adolescence and adulthood. Learn more at CDC.

02/04/2021

World Autism Awareness Day is observed on April 2nd every year . It is a day that spreads support for persons with autism, kindness for their families and loved ones and for acceptance and inclusion in all aspects of society .

The UN Secretary-General's message for 2021 is, “As we work together to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, one key goal must be to build a more inclusive and accessible world that recognizes the contributions of all people, including persons with disabilities.”

On WorldAutism Awareness Day we at CDGC celebrate the diversity of our community and strengthen our commitment to inclusion for people with autism 💙💙💙🦋🦋🦋

World Autism Awareness Day is observed on April 2nd every year . It is a day that spreads support for persons with autism, kindness for their families and loved ones and for acceptance and inclusion in all aspects of society .

The UN Secretary-General's message for 2021 is, “As we work together to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, one key goal must be to build a more inclusive and accessible world that recognizes the contributions of all people, including persons with disabilities.”

On WorldAutism Awareness Day we at CDGC celebrate the diversity of our community and strengthen our commitment to inclusion for people with autism 💙💙💙🦋🦋🦋

[03/02/21]   The Child Development and Guidance Centre is a registered non-profit organisation based in St Lucia, Caribbean. CDGC is a medical facility that provides Comprehensive Developmental Assessments, Early Intervention and Therapeutic Services to children under 5 years of age and their families.

Are you a Speech and Language Pathologist with 5 years post graduate experience?
Have you worked in an early years setting?
Do you have experience working with children with ASD?
Do you love a challenge and enjoy travelling?
Would you be happy to work as the only SLP within our multidisciplinary team?
Maybe CDGC is just what you are looking for!!

CDGC will be recruiting a Speech and Language Pathologist to join their amazing, hard working, happy, team ASAP for 6 to 12 months.
If you are interested please email your CV with a cover letter to [email protected]
If you know an SLP who fits the above description please share!!

Bedtime best practice: experts settle on six key steps for getting kids to sleep 25/02/2021

Bedtime best practice: experts settle on six key steps for getting kids to sleep

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/feb/24/bedtime-best-practice-experts-settle-on-six-key-goals-for-getting-kids-to-sleep

Bedtime best practice: experts settle on six key steps for getting kids to sleep Brushing teeth, reading and avoiding food and screens all part of consensus advice

Timeline Photos 19/02/2021

Timeline Photos

Children deserve love and protection, especially during stressful situations.

#ForEveryChild 💙

Timeline Photos 03/02/2021

Timeline Photos

The ABC's of self-care are not only for children and adolescents.

Here's how parents and caregivers can look after their physical and mental health during this period. 📝

Photos from Child Development and Guidance Centre's post 03/12/2020

Your support and action is needed !

Photos from Girls of  A Feather SLU's post 20/11/2020

Go Bella ! We see your ability!

20/11/2020
UNICEFeastcaribbean 20/11/2020

UNICEFeastcaribbean

Today is World Children's Day! What an awesome privilege it is for us at CDGC to serve St. Lucia's children. They touch our hearts, challenge our minds and above all inspire us to keep going. Please check out the two links below provided by UNICEF Eastern Caribbean, in observance of World's Children's Day! There is a session from 10:00am -10:45am today.

https://facebook.com/UNICEFeasterncaribbean/videos



https://www.youtube.com/user/UNICEFeastcaribbean

UNICEFeastcaribbean

understood.org 11/10/2020

This Is How We Make It Through

https://www.understood.org/en/family/podcast-make-it-through-parenting?utm_medium=email&utm_source=dedicated-send&utm_campaign=podcast-oct20-fm&utm_content=send

understood.org In this episode of Understood's "In It" podcast, Amanda Morin and Bob Cunningham hear from families about the unexpected ways joy creeps into challenging days.

06/10/2020

Cerebral Palsy Association of St. Lucia

Join us in raising awareness on Cerebral Palsy by wearing green tomorrow October 6th 2020; WORLD CEREBRAL PALSY DAY!

You can also purchase a mask to help us raise the awareness! Masks are $10.00.💚💚💚💚💚

07/09/2020

World Physiotherapy Day is celebrated every year on September 8th.

30/07/2020

Government of Saint Lucia

LIVE update on Saint Lucia’s response to COVID-19: Midday News Update (July 30, 2020): Advocates Linking Resilience Movement (ALRM) Disability Forum
Watch LIVE:
Facebook: Government of Saint Lucia
YouTube: youtube.com/SaintLuciaGovernment
Cable TV: NTN channel 122/NTN channel 37

understood.org 14/07/2020

6 Worries Families Have About This Year’s Back-to-School

https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/choosing-starting-school/back-to-school/6-worries-families-have-about-this-years-back-to-school?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter-en&utm_campaign=evergreen-july20-fm&utm_content=send

understood.org School is going to look very different this year. If you’re concerned about your child going back, you’re not alone. Learn about common worries parents have.

29/05/2020

Alliance of Mental Health & Psychosocial Professionals

Dear Colleagues and Parents, the Alliance of Mental Health and Psychosocial Professionals (AMHPP) would like to invite you to view our first ever webinar discussing mental health issues affecting families during the COVID-19 pandemic. We experienced a few technical difficulties during recording, so I would like to apologize for this. The presenters were Ms Francisca Plummer, Mrs Rumelia Dalphinis-King, Mr Patrick Fearon and Father Ignatius Dominic Savio Cetoute,

An inclusive forum for peer support, public education and mental health advocacy.

21/05/2020

UNICEF Eastern Caribbean

🔊 Join us this FRIDAY at 11:00 am to learn how you can use creativity to foster self-care.

This #SpeakUp Facebook Live episode is in partnership with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States PAHO-WHO

This session will include a practical element where viewers can see and use some of the creative techniques. 🎨

👉 https://uni.cf/2LLLV7S

17/04/2020

UNICEF Eastern Caribbean

#SpeakUp Facebook Live Series

Episode #6 – COVID-19 and Early Stimulation for Children Under 3

17/04/2020

UNICEF Eastern Caribbean

#SpeakUp Facebook Live Series

Episode #5 – COVID-19 and Child Abuse Precautions for Parents presented by Bertrand Moses, National Coordinator of Child Affairs in the The Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago / Office of the Prime Minister, Gender and Child Affairs

09/04/2020

UNICEF Eastern Caribbean

#SpeakUp Facebook Live Series

Episode #4 – COVID-19 and Children with Disabilities

02/04/2020

World Autism Awareness Day 2020

The theme for World Autism Awareness Day this year is “The Transition to Adulthood”. When we grow, the society expects us to become a participant in the social, economic and political life of our community. However, people with autism face challenges in doing so.

Let us support our children and young persons with Autism and have compassion for their families during that transition!

💙💙💙💙 🧩 🧩🧩

19/03/2020

Some tips to help your children cope through this time of uncertainty.

Cdgc looks forward to when we can meet again in person for early intervention appointments and assessments. In the interim we have transitioned to tele therapy where possible and appropriate.

Please stay safe and practice the recommended strategies for prevention by The Ministry of Health .

02/03/2020
03/12/2019

Let us recognize and celebrate the ability !

22/11/2019

#ASHA2019. Presenting on the developmental outcomes of ZIKV affected children in St Lucia

Happening now! Meet some of CaribSHA members in room 102AB #ASHA2019

22/11/2019

#ASHA2019. Presenting on the developmental outcomes of ZIKV affected children in St Lucia - feeding and swallowing

Kim Gardner, Keisha Lindsay and Mya Peter proudly promoting the poster for "Feeding and Swallowing Characteristics in Suspected or Confirmed ZIKV-exposed babies living in Saint Lucia" #ASHA2019

20/11/2019

November 20th Happy International Children's Day.
Please remember the rights of all children, not just today, every day!
Children's rights includes their right to association with both parents, human identity as well as the basic needs for physical protection, food, universal state-paid education, health care, and criminal laws appropriate for the age and development of the child, equal protection of the child's civil rights, and freedom from discrimination on the basis of the child's race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, color, ethnicity, or other characteristics.

17/11/2019

November 17, is World Prematurity day. The Day is an opportunity to call attention to the heavy burden of death and disability and the pain and suffering that preterm birth causes. It is also a chance to talk about solutions. This year’s theme is
“Born Too Soon: Providing the right care, at the right time, in the right place.”

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