2016 Summer Programs

Optimum Health is excited to present three comprehensive summer programs aimed at boosting your child’s social, early learning and reading skills. These one week, intensive group programs focus on developing skills that will help your child be more successful in school and the community. Children will participate in crafts, games and activities that are aimed at learning and fun! The programs are led by Donna Nevett, Occupational Therapist and Kristen Smith, Speech-Language Pathologist.

Ready, Set, GROW!

Friend Cadets

Reading Rangers

Kindergarten Readiness

This program is specifically designed for children who will be entering JK or returning to SK in the fall. Skills being targeted include: printing, fine motor, attention/focus, organization, transitions/routines, following directions, and peer interaction.

  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Attention & Focus
  • Transitions & Routines
  • Social Skills & Peer Interaction
Entering JK or SK
  • July 18th – 22nd
  • 1:30pm – 3:30pm
  • August 8th – 12th
  • 1pm – 3pm

Social Skills

This program focuses on developing positive social skills and social problem solving skills to children who are experiencing difficulties with social relationships. The program will focus on interactive play skills, turn taking and sharing, self-regulation and social awareness.

  • Social Problem Solving
  • Interactive Play
  • Turn Taking & Sharing
  • Self Regulation
Ages 5-7
  • July 11th – 15th
  • 9:30am – 11:30am

Literacy

This reading readiness program is designed to improve and strengthen the reading skills of children. It will target phonemic awareness skills, decoding, and fluency, as well as printing and spelling through interactive games and fun activities.

  • Phonological Awareness
  • Decoding & Reading Fluency
  • Printing & Spelling
  • Vocabulary Development
Ages 7-10
  • July 11th – 15th
  • 1pm – 3pm

Register

To register, please call our office at 519-787-4100

Cost

Each week long program costs $300

Coverage

Please call your insurance provider to check your coverage

Availability

Space is limited to 6 children per program and will fill up quickly

Meet Our Facilitators 

Kristen SmithSpeech-Language Pathologist
Kristen Smith, Speech-Language Pathologist, uses child and family-centered approaches that encourage children and their families to be actively involved in the intervention process.
Donna Legge-NevettOccupational Therapist
Donna is committed to family-centred pediatric occupational therapy, focusing on the child and family as a whole when determining appropriate programming and setting goals.