First Words is Ottawa’s Preschool Speech and Language Program. This program helps Ottawa preschool children reach their full communication potential. First Words focuses on the prevention, early identification and treatment of speech and language problems. Provides information on how babies and young children learn to talk, tips on what parents can do to help their children learn to speak, services where parents and preschool children can get the help they need. French and English; other languages available through cultural interpretation services. Monday to Friday, some services available evenings and Saturdays.