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Early Development Centre Preschool Program

The Early Development Centre (EDC) is an early intervention preschool program for children with identified exceptional needs. By providing focused attention to these learners at an early age, we are able to better prepare them for kindergarten and beyond.

Eligibility for Attending an EDC Program

  • 3 years to 4 years 8 months old as of August 31, 2018 and be identified with severe disabilities/delays by qualified professionals (pediatrician, psychiatrist, psychologist, speech language pathologist, occupational therapist, physical therapist)

Benefits of the EDC Program

  • Small class size
  • Children learn through play
  • Emphasize communication skills, fine and gross motor development, and social interaction
  • Provides individualized programming based on unique strengths and needs of each child
  • Offers an enhanced support team that includes:
    • Teachers
    • Early Childhood Practitioners/Education Assistants
    • Family oriented programming facilitators
    • Music therapist
    • Occupational therapists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Speech-language pathologists
    • Speech-language assistants
  • Provides parents with helpful strategies to support their child to learn, work, behave and play in healthy, positive ways


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3743 Dover Ridge Drive SE
Calgary AB T2B 2E1
t | 403-817-3404

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427 - 78 Avenue NE
Calgary AB T2K 0R9
t | 403-777-6600

Coventry Hills School
12350 Coventry Hills Way NE
Calgary AB T3K 5S9
t | 403-777-6025

Douglas Harkness School
6203 - 24 Avenue NE
Calgary AB T1Y 2C5
t | 403-777-6720

Falconridge School
1331 Falconridge Dr NE
Calgary AB T3J 1T4
t | 403-777-6730

James Short Memorial School
6333 - 5 Avenue NE
Calgary, AB T2A 3V7
t | 403-777-8170

Keeler School
4807 Forego Avenue SE
Calgary AB T2A 2C4
t | 403-777-8180

McKenzie Lake School
16210 McKenzie Lake Way SE
Calgary AB T2Z 1L7
t | 403-777-6500

North Haven School
4922 North Haven Drive NW
Calgary AB T2K 2K2
t | 403-777-6220

O.S. Geiger School
100 Castlebrook Drive NE
Calgary AB T3J 2J4
t | 403-777-6950

Terrace Road School
2103 - 46 Street NW
Calgary, AB T3B 1B3
t | 403-777-6080

Woodbine School
27 Woodfield Way SW
Calgary, AB T2W 5E1
t | 403-777-8630


 Contact Us

Early Learning

t | 403-817-7612


 Supporting Documents


Preschool student

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