Jordan's Principle Program is a program that provides supports and services for families with children with development and/or physical disabilities, as well as additional needs they may have. The objectives is to engage families and the community in working together to improve the quality of life for all the children in Poplar River. Overall the program will be education focused.

Jordan's Principle Program is a program that provides supports and services for families with children with development and/or physical disabilities, as well as additional needs they may have. The objectives is to engage families and the community in working together to improve the quality of life for all the children in Poplar River. Overall the program will be education focused.

 
 

who is eligible?

children living with their birth,adoptive parents and have any of the following are eligible.

  • Learning Disability
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Development delays
  • Physical Disability
  • Speech/Language

Support Services :

CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

child development workers work with parents to identify their child strengths and goals. Together we will find ways to assist the child to develop new skills.

RESPITE

Respite can be provided for educational activities under the guidance of the case manager and special education teacher.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Update/Progress reports with on-reserve Jordan's Principle staff and St Amant Center staff who will be coming into the community as requested.

WORKSHOPS/INFORMATION SESSIONS

Various organizations will be providing workshops or information sessions for families who will be working with Jordan's Principle. Organizations such as St.Amant,MFNERC, as well as health organizations associated with the program.

SOCIALIZATION

Arts & Crafts, movement activities (walks,playground time),group activities (reading groups,gym activities),outdoor activities (cultural activities, nature outings)

THERAPY

physio Therapy, speech/language,occupational therapy under the direction of appropriate team leaders.

INTERVENTION PROGRAMS

Child development workers will educate children and families with nutrition awareness and dietary needs. CDW will help families with behavioral management and life skills training.

How do I get started?

if you have a child that has any of the above conditions, please contact the Jordan's Principle center at 204-244-2482. You are also welcome to visit the the center located at the burgundy portable located behind the school. feel free to drop in to meet the Jordan's Principle team. We are here to provide you with information and answer any questions you may have.

 

Staff directory

  Case Manager - Mike Bear

  Special Education Teacher - Debby Bittern

  Child Development Workers

  Rachel Mclean

  Jessica Mason

  Gladys Hudson

  Rose Klippenstein

  Katherine Klippenstein