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Survey on early learning and child care arrangements - Children with long-term conditions and disabilities, 2023

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Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
27 Mar 2024


Families of children with long-term conditions or disabilities may face unique challenges in finding child care and difficulties within their care arrangements. The first ever Survey on Early Learning and Child Care Arrangements - Children with Long-term Conditions and Disabilities (SELCCA-CLCD) provides insight into the child care experiences of children with long-term conditions or disabilities.

Access to quality child care is an important concern for many parents in Canada. Budget 2021 included a focus on affordable, accessible and high-quality child care, with specific support outlined for accessible child care spaces.