Explore these valuable links encompassing various topics; including obtaining diagnoses, funding avenues, and additional support resources for your child and family needs.
A Parent's Guide to Autism
A comprehensive resource covering a wealth of information on autism and other developmental disabilities. Gain insights into symptoms and diagnoses. Decode autism terms for better understanding, allowing you to make informed decisions.
Autism assessment and diagnosis
Gain insights into the process of obtaining an autism assessment and diagnosis from a certified expert, facilitating eligibility for the Ontario Autism Program and swift access to essential services. Locate designated centres providing autism diagnostic assessments.
Funding Resources (OAP)
Explore the Ontario Autism Program (OAP), designed to provide robust support for children and youth with autism. Gain insights into registration processes, funding details, and a variety of service options tailored to offer comprehensive assistance.
Special Services At Home
Discover funding opportunities to assist with expenses associated with respite care, personal growth, and development for children with physical and/or developmental disabilities. Access resources to support your child's well-being and enhance their overall quality of life.
Assistive Devices Program
Discover how the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) can support you in obtaining financial assistance for essential equipment and supplies. This program individuals with special needs in covering expenses for customized equipment.
Autism Speaks provides essential information, support, and resources for navigating challenges associated with autism spectrum disorders. From education to community engagement, it empowers families and enhances the well-being of individuals with autism.
Children with Special Needs
Discover a variety of resources available to aid your child's individual development across physical, intellectual, emotional, social, linguistic, and behavioral domains. Access support to each facet of your child's growth and well-being.
Respite services offer adaptable, short-term relief tailored to your specific needs. This may be beneficial for assisting parents/guardians with a child or youth who has special needs. Find information and support, including details on services, providers, and how to access respite assistance.