This past July, Strong Start was very humbled to be nominated as one of the top ten charities in the 2022 Waterloo Region Record Readers’ Choice Awards, for the third year in a row. Today, … Continued
Letters, Sounds and Words™ Program Please note that this reporting period took place during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Please refer to the detailed results here for an explanation of the impact on the pandemic on … Continued
Letters, Sounds and Words Program Please note that this reporting period took place during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Please refer to the detailed results here for an explanation of the impact on the pandemic on … Continued
Each year, Strong Start relies on the gifts of time of thousands of caring individuals who go above and beyond to help children learn to read. Whether they are working one-on-one with children in local … Continued
Letters, Sounds and Words Program Summary Overall 95% of the children made considerable, excellent or outstanding gains. Enrollment 3,946 children were enrolled in the fall and spring rounds. The program is designed as a 10-week … Continued
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Strong Start Introduces New Online At Home Resources Waterloo, Ontario, Canada – March 16, 2021 – Strong Start Charitable Organization is excited to announce the release of new, online At … Continued
I first heard about the Baby Connections program through a friend, when I was about nine months into my maternity leave. My daughter, Claire, was one of the older babies enrolled in the program at the Early Years Centre. Baby Connections is a wonderful opportunity for parents to learn how they can promote their children’s early literacy development.
There are so many benefits to reading to babies – from encouraging early language and brain development to fostering imagination. But most of all, reading together creates a special bond between parent and child.
Strong Start has always taken privacy and security very seriously. As our organization and its programs grow, we rely on process and technologies to help us manage our administrative and day-to-day activities. This allows us … Continued