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For information on RFTS/CWTB parent groups in Hamilton, please call 905-521-2100 ext. 77406 or see or McMaster Childrens Hospital

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RFTS National Recognition
RFTS has been recognized as a leading practice by Accreditation Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and the Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs!

RFTS Research News
The RFTS randomized clinical trial is now complete and published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (click HERE to access). In Sweden, RFTS has been evaluated with positive results and a report is in process.

RFTS DVDs Available!
If you would like to order a RFTS DVD (to replace your video), please contact Judy Ryan at or 905-521-2100 ext. 77406.

RFTS Spreads
The Ministry of Health in Sweden has declared RFTS one of the ten evidence-based interventions they would like to make available to parents in all 19 communities in Sweden. Quebec’s Chagnon Foundation is considering funding a proposal to translate all RFTS materials into French (some have been translated into French already, thanks to the Ontario Ministry of Health!) and implementing RFTS in all 13 communities in Quebec. For more information, contact Alison Niccols at

Do you have a success story to share?
Has your region or centre been successful in running RFTS? Interesting anecdotes from sessions? Funding success story? We'd love to hear about it and perhaps share your story with others through inclusion on this website. Please email Dr. Alison Niccols at

Other News from the Infant-Parent Program
We have developed two educational parent videos on gross motor development in infants. Our Infant-Parent Therapists use them with families in our infant development program and find them very helpful. Please find the order form HERE (Learning to Move Series Order Form.doc).