As defined in the Child Care and Early Years Act, a child with special needs means a child whose cognitive, physical, emotional or communicative needs, or whose need relating to overall development, are of such a nature that additional supports are required for the child.
Children's Inclusion Support Services
WHO WE ARE
Children’s Inclusion Support Services (CISS) provides support, in English and in French, to licensed child care programs (nursery schools, child care centres and home child care agencies) that promote the inclusion of children with special needs within the City of Ottawa.
It is necessary to register your child with the City of Ottawa Child Care Registry and Waitlist as well as completing the CISS Intake process.
Complete and submit the required forms to Children Inclusion Support Services (CISS)