Professional Development

Win a complimentary registration to the 67th Annual Refresher Course for Family Physicians (value: 922$, 3 days of conference).

  • Sign up for a visit from First Words to your agency: 1 hour free professional education session on preschool speech language development.
  • Choose the topic of your choice  (e.g., First Words 101, How to use the First Words Communication Checkup, Learning more than one language: what to tell multilingual families,  From Babbling to Talking:  Early Identification.)
  • Simply send an email to Roxane at
  • Before April 3, 2018

Chances of winning are good: 1 in 15!  Be the first 15 family health centre, primary care centre, agency or interest group to sign up and you are automatically entered in the draw to win a full registration to the 67th Annual Refresher Course for Family Physicians.  For more information on the conference, see the information provided below.   *********Please share widely within your networks.  Svp partager dans vos réseaux.  **********

The First Words Health Promotion team offers the following services in the community and for health professionals:


Early Years and Care Providers – please visit this section for more details on training opportunities:

Health Professionals – please visit this section for details on personalized visits by our Outreach SLP:

 **Services offered in French are listed on our French website at

Interested in having First Words visit your team or upcoming event?  Fill out this Request for Presentations by First Words and return it to our attention.

Download the PDF form here.

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