“In Partnership with families and the community, to provide safe and

nurturing child care which strives to meet the unique needs of each




Terry Tan employs RECE, Early Childhood Consultants who provide services to licensed child care centres within the City of Toronto.Through the City of Toronto’s initiative “Every Child Belongs” and Terry Tan’s mission statement, children’s needs may be met by supporting the Educators and Families through the third party Consultation Services. Families and child care staff are supported through collaboration, problem solving, communication, modelling and coaching within the child care environment. The Consultants have training in the areas such as child development, communication, socialization, motor development and behaviour guidance.

The Early Childhood Consultants support child care centres in a variety of ways. These may include:

Individual Consultation:

Provide support to child care Educators to facilitate the full and meaningful participation of an individual child with extra support needs within a family centred model. This is completed in the following ways:

Program Consultation:

Build the capacity of child care programs to support the inclusion of children with extra support needs.


Support the training needs of the child care staff and families to enhance knowledge and build capacity.

Additional Services:

The Consultants have access to specialized services on a consultation basis at the centre, in order to enhance and support a child’s development. These include:

Services are provided FREE through funding provided by Toronto Children’s Services under Special Needs Resource Funding. In order to obtain service, the child care centre will complete a referral consent form with the family, which is inputted through an online central referral system.