Spring Stars of the Future dates and locations

Mar 24th, 2016 Posted in Stars of the Future, Uncategorized

Stars of the Future is a FREE preschool screening program for children ages 3-31/2, living in South East Manitoba. It is a onetime appointment to find out how your child is doing in the areas of speech and language, hearing, growth and development.  Children that were born between July, 2012 and December 31, 2012 are invited to attend.

The appointment is about one hour long. When you arrive, the coordinator will check you in. Your child will be given a sticker sheet to take to each room where they will receive a sticker when they have completed the activities.    You may have a short wait until the appointments from the previous hour are completed.  There will be books for you and your child to read together while you wait.  You and your child will then go to four different stations and see the following:  a public health nurse; a speech language pathologist; an occupational therapist; and a parent led large motor activity station. At the end or depending on the wait for a clinician, your child will receive a small snack of Teddy grahams and apple juice.   Questions and concerns about your child’s development may be addressed during the appointment.  This appointment may lead to a referral for further assessment.

The Stars of the Future Spring 2016 will be held in the following locations:
Steinbach:  Wednesday, April 6th, Thursday, April 7th, Wednesday, May 4th and Thursday, May 5th
St. Pierre:  Friday, April 8th
Ste. Anne:  Wednesday, April 20th
Dominion City:  Friday, April 22nd  Am only
Vita: Friday, April 22nd PM only
Sprague: Tuesday,  April 26th, AM only
Niverville:  Thursday, April 28th
Lorette: Tuesday, May 17th

To book this FREE appointment for your child in the community of your choice, please call  204-346-6136.  Appointments are booking up quickly, so we encourage you to book your appointment early!    If you want to book an appointment with a German translator, please call Gertrud at 204-346-6128.

If you would prefer to attend the Francophone clinics contact your local cpef or find the location nearest you:Francophone dates

When you book your appointment, you will be given the date, time and location in the community of your choice.  If you are not familiar with the location, click on the events tab at the top of the website, then look for the clinic by date.  You may have to expand it to see the clinic.  Click on the Stars event and it will open up to a google map.

If you have a question regarding Stars, please click on the blog post entitled “stars of the Future commonly asked questions”.  If your question is not answered, please contact Andrea @ 204-346-6698 or email aklassen@southernhealth.ca