Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder – Foundational Family Service

This live webinar is for family members and caregivers who want to learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Common characteristics of ASD, possible strengths, needs, learning styles and profiles of persons with ASD will be introduced as well as effective strategies to support your child or loved one. This Foundational Family Service (FFS) training […]

Virtual Sunday Connection

The Virtual Sunday Connection is a weekly group aimed at providing children and youth with social interaction and learning about others through fun activities that strengthen turn taking, sharing skills, and using imagination. Activities may include: virtual field trips, art challenges, mad science experiments, group games, movement breaks, and much more. Participants will have opportunities […]

Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI-CPI)

This live webinar is intended for family members and caregivers who would like to enhance their skills in managing crisis situations, and learn about de-escalation techniques. Participants will be provided with an overview of the verbal and non-verbal communication concepts and strategies taught in the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® (NVCI-CPI) training program that can help in […]

FULL: Virtual Connection 15-17

The Virtual Connection is a weekly group aimed at providing children and youth with social interaction and learning about others through fun activities that strengthen turn taking, sharing skills, and using imagination. Activities may include: virtual field trips, art challenges, mad science experiments, group games, movement breaks, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to […]

FULL: Exploring the Pathways Beyond the Teen Years – Foundational Family Services

Which way do I go? Where do I start my journey? How can I help my teen get ready for adulthood? This Foundational Family Service (FFS) is geared towards parents and caregivers of teenagers aged 13-17, registered with the Ontario Autism Program (OAP), interested in becoming familiar with transition planning to adulthood. Discussion topics include: […]

Sibling Workshops – WEBINAR

Sibling Workshops will be available online via Zoom platform for people living in PEEL region. Sibling Workshops are offered to children who have a brother or sister with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or an intellectual disability. We offer monthly sessions for children between the ages of 6 and 13. These workshops will focus […]

FULL: Home Safety 10-14

Partnered with SophiaSafety to offer the Home Alone Safety program. Safety and accident prevention are the common theme throughout the program, as participants learn valuable life skills to help them make safer choices when on their own. All participants will receive the Home Alone Safety manual and certificate of completion. Participant Age: 10-14 (Participants will be […]

FULL: Sports & Team Skills 5-9

The focus of this group is to provide participants with opportunities to engage in sports and recreation activities, while promoting inclusion, cooperation and participation. Each week participants will engage in a lesson aimed at fostering the development of play skills. Participant Age: 5-9 (Participants will be grouped by those with similar ages, strengths, and goals) Ratio: […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect: Empowering You (Organization 101) – Foundational Family Service

ABA, Speech, funding and more. As the service list grows, managing your time and documents can become overwhelming. Brainstorm organizational tips with fellow caregivers to get the most out of your supports and services. Share strategies to find the best practices when accessing multiple service providers. The Caregiver e-Connect is facilitated by Autism Consultants over […]

FULL: Virtual Connection 5-8

The Virtual Connection is a weekly group aimed at providing children and youth with social interaction and learning about others through fun activities that strengthen turn taking, sharing skills, and using imagination. Activities may include: virtual field trips, art challenges, mad science experiments, group games, movement breaks, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to […]

FULL: Online Safety & Video Gaming 10-13

Each week participants will discuss online safety topics related to video gaming, social media, and using the internet. Opportunities for participants to play virtual games will be incorporated into each session. Participant Age: 10-13 (Participants will be grouped by those with similar ages, strengths, and goals) Ratio: 3 participants and 1 staff Cost: No associated fees Location: Will […]

FULL: Online Safety & Video Gaming 14-17

Each week participants will discuss online safety topics related to video gaming, social media, and using the internet. Opportunities for participants to play virtual games will be incorporated into each session. Participant Age: 14-17 (Participants will be grouped by those with similar ages, strengths, and goals) Ratio: 3 participants and 1 staff Cost: No associated fees Location: Will […]

FULL: Virtual Connection 9-11

The Virtual Connection is a weekly group aimed at providing children and youth with social interaction and learning about others through fun activities that strengthen turn taking, sharing skills, and using imagination. Activities may include: virtual field trips, art challenges, mad science experiments, group games, movement breaks, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to […]

FULL: The Virtual Hangout: An Adult Social Group

The Virtual Hangout is a leisure-based online social group, looking to increase opportunities for adults with a diagnosis of ASD to socialize, participate in interactive activities, and make connections through common interests. Each week will feature a new activity or theme to attend to a variety of interests. Participants who register for The Virtual Hangout […]

FULL: F.I.T 9-14

The focus of this group is to foster the social skills characteristics of recreational activities. Each week participants will take part in activities aimed at promoting inclusion, cooperation and participation. Opportunities for participants to engage in virtual recreation activities will be incorporated into each session. This group is a partnership between Kerry’s Place Autism Services […]

FULL: Virtual Connection 12-14

The Virtual Connection is a weekly group aimed at providing children and youth with social interaction and learning about others through fun activities that strengthen turn taking, sharing skills, and using imagination. Activities may include: virtual field trips, art challenges, mad science experiments, group games, movement breaks, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to […]

FULL – Let’s Connect 14-17

The Let’s Connect group is a teen-centred social group that will provide participants the ability to connect with others their age, while learning life skills and fostering their independence. Over the course of the 10-week program, participants will engage in virtual socialization activities and games. Participant Age: 14-17 (Participants will be grouped by those with similar […]

Virtual Saturday Connection

The Virtual Saturday Connection is a weekly group aimed at providing children and youth with social interaction and learning about others through fun activities that strengthen turn taking, sharing skills, and using imagination. Activities may include: virtual field trips, art challenges, mad science experiments, group games, movement breaks, and much more. Participants will have opportunities […]

Caregiver e-Connect: Navigating Bullies – Foundational Family Service

Connect with caregivers to discuss strategies on how to take negative interactions and turn them into learning opportunities. Bullying can occur in any stage of life and this group understands how people with ASD may be more vulnerable. Use this as a safer space to share experiences you have had with you or your supported […]

Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder

This live webinar is for family members and caregivers who want to learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Common characteristics of ASD, possible strengths, needs, learning styles and profiles of persons with ASD will be introduced as well as effective strategies to support your child or loved one. The webinar is led by an […]

Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI-CPI) – Foundational Family Service

This live webinar is intended for family members and caregivers who would like to enhance their skills in managing crisis situations, and learn about de-escalation techniques. Participants will be provided with an overview of the verbal and non-verbal communication concepts and strategies taught in the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® (NVCI-CPI) training program that can help in […]

Caregiver e-Connect: Caring for Adult Children

As families grow older, lifestyles change. Maintaining the caregiver role may look different when caring for a person with ASD. Connect with others to find support for long term dependence. Brainstorm strategies that allow you to take more time for yourself, this group is a great reminder on the importance of self-care. The Caregiver e-Connect […]

You2 – A Support Group for Teenage Siblings – Foundational Family Service

You2 is an online group, for adolescents aged 13-17, with a sibling who has a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This group will create a space for the sibling to develop and build on their leadership skills. This group strives to provide siblings with a safe space to express their feelings, learn more about ASD, learn about the way they can positively support their sibling, and to meet and connect with others who may share common experiences.

All About You – A Support Group for Siblings – Foundational Family Service

The All About You is an online support group for children, aged 8-12, with a sibling who has a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This group will offer interactive activities to create a fun space focused on them and their interests. This group strives to provide siblings with a safe space to express their feelings, learn about ASD, and meet and connect with other children whom share common experiences.

Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder – Foundational Family Service

This live webinar is for family members and caregivers who want to learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Common characteristics of ASD, possible strengths, needs, learning styles and profiles of persons with ASD will be introduced as well as effective strategies to support your child or loved one. This Foundational Family Service (FFS) training […]

Master Minds: A Virtual Homework Hub – Foundational Family Service

Interested in joining a homework hub? Do you want to learn how to stay organized? Let’s make homework fun. Join our homework hub and you will learn skills around time management, organization, motivation and problem solving. You will leave with tips and tricks for your homework and study needs. This Foundational Family Service (FFS) training […]

Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI-CPI)

This live webinar is intended for family members and caregivers who would like to enhance their skills in managing crisis situations, and learn about de-escalation techniques. Participants will be provided with an overview of the verbal and non-verbal communication concepts and strategies taught in the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® (NVCI-CPI) training program that can help in […]

Caregiver e-Connect: School Supports and Disclosure – Foundational Family Service

EA Supports, IEP’s and advocating for your child’s needs. Connect with others to discuss strategies on communication and disclosure in order to set up a successful environment for your supported persons. The Caregiver e-Connect is facilitated by Autism Consultants over Zoom. Registering on My Community Hub does not guarantee a spot in this group. Families […]

Exploring the Pathways Beyond the Teen Years – Foundational Family Service

Which way do I go? Where do I start my journey? How can I help my teen get ready for adulthood? This Foundational Family Service (FFS) is geared towards parents and caregivers of teenagers aged 13-17, registered with the Ontario Autism Program (OAP), interested in becoming familiar with transition planning to adulthood. Discussion topics include: […]

Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder

This live webinar is for family members and caregivers who want to learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Common characteristics of ASD, possible strengths, needs, learning styles and profiles of persons with ASD will be introduced as well as effective strategies to support your child or loved one. The webinar is led by an […]