Getting Ready for School - Child & Parent

For children with special needs, 3-5 yrs,  who have not had a previous preschool experience and their parent(s)/caregiver(s).

What to Expect

TVCC children with special needs/disabilities

will get a feel for typical kindergarten activities and routines each day.

This program is designed for children who are entering kindergarten for the first time and who have not had experience with preschool, regular daycare or a classroom setting. There will be opportunities for children to practice the social, communication, fine motor, and gross motor skills that are connected to kindergarten activities.

Support to enhance student success will be provided by TVCC clinicians and volunteers. Space is limited. 


will be in a separate room at the centre participating in group discussions about navigating the education system, transitions, supports and services at school, home/school relationships, and advocacy.

This learning opportunity is lead by the TVCC Parent Mentor team and will include guest speakers from a variety of school-age programs and services at TVCC and the local school boards. 

Please complete your intent to register via the eventbrite link.  A TVCC staff member will respond to you within 2 weeks of your registration to gather more information about your child. Participants will be selected based on their needs, goals and space available. 


Dates: Monday July 22 - Thursday July 25, 2024

Time: 9:00 - 11:30 am

Location: TVCC, 779 Base Line Rd E, London, ON

Cost: None

Register: Online at *This program fills up fast! We encouraged you to register on the wait list if the program is full.

For More Information

If you are unable to register online, please contact Carrie at register [at] (register[at]tvcc[dot]on[dot]ca) or 519-953-5445.