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

BA, 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 […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect: Later In Life Planning

Paving the pathway for your individual’s future. Discuss practical considerations in the shift of caregiver responsibilities’ during the later stages of life. Be confident in knowing your child is set up for success. Share plans regarding financial advice and housing options with fellow caregivers. The Caregiver e-Connect is facilitated by Autism Consultants over Zoom. Registering […]

FULL: Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI-CPI) – Foundational Family Services

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 […]

CLOSED: 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 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: building […]

CLOSED: EmploymentWorks – Summer 2021

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. The first phase of the program involves structured learning sessions, as well as virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, and open discussions). The […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect: Girls on the Spectrum – Foundational Family Services

Meet with other caregivers who care for girls and women with a diagnosis of Autism spectrum Disorder. Find support through group discussion, sharing stories, successes and challenges. Ask fellow caregivers for advice on supports and services that have been meaningful to their family member. The Caregiver e-Connect is facilitated by Autism Consultants over Zoom. Caregiver […]

FULL: Funding Options

Our Funding Options workshop focuses on an overview of Autism-related funding available in the province of Ontario. Learn more about funding that may be available to you, your child and/or family. Topics covered include government funding, tax credits and benefits, relevant charities and things to think about in preparing to apply. Date: Wednesday, July 28, […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect: New Diagnosis – Foundational Family Services

Meet other caregivers who are sharing a similar experience of receiving a new ASD diagnosis for someone you support. Engage in conversation by sharing experiences and insights through this transition. Ask others advice on next steps, share resources, and therapy options. The goal of this group is to provide encouragement and support to one another. […]

CLOSED: 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 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: building […]

CLOSED: Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder – Foundational Family Services

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 […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect: Coffee Chat

ASK, SHARE and ENCOURAGE! Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and log on from the comfort of your own home. Connect virtually with caregivers to engage in self-guided conversations. Discuss successes and challenges of your supported individual and seek advice from those who may have similar experiences. Registering on My Community Hub does not […]

FULL: Funding Options

Our Funding Options workshop focuses on an overview of Autism-related funding available in the province of Ontario. Learn more about funding that may be available to you, your child and/or family. Topics covered include government funding, tax credits and benefits, relevant charities and things to think about in preparing to apply. Date: Saturday, August 14, […]

CLOSED: Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI-CPI) – Foundational Family Services

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 […]

EmploymentWorks – Ontario Fall 2021

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, virtual opportunities in the community, and open discussions). […]

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

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. Caregiver eConnect will be delivered live via Zoom and the following is required to […]

FULL: 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 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: building […]

FULL: Ask Me Anything Panel Event

The Kerry’s Place Autism Advisory Committees are offering a Virtual Ask Me Anything panel event with the focus being on “Living through Adolescence with Autism”. This panel will consist of members from the Autism Advisory Committees to answer questions relating to topics such as, developing daily living skills, experiences with obtaining and maintaining employment, and […]

CLOSED: Virtually Back To School – Foundational Family Services

Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD) may experience unique challenges during their return to in-person learning. The physical transition from home to school means significant changes to routine, scheduling and social interactions. This workshop will provide parents and caregivers with strategic supports to transition their child and youth back to in-person learning including; the types of […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect: Girls on the Spectrum

Meet with other caregivers who care for girls and women with a diagnosis of Autism spectrum Disorder. Find support through group discussion, sharing stories, successes and challenges. Ask fellow caregivers for advice on supports and services that have been meaningful to their family member. The Caregiver e-Connect is facilitated by Autism Consultants over Zoom. Registering […]

FULL: First Time In a School- Foundational Family Service

Whether a child is entering kindergarten, has been learning at home, or is new to the Ontario school system, the transition to school for the first time can be intimidating for children and their parents and caregivers. This workshop will provide parents and caregivers with strategies that can help support a transition into school for […]

EmploymentWorks – Ontario Fall 2021

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, virtual opportunities in the community, and open discussions). […]

FULL: Funding Options – Foundational Family Services

Our Funding Options workshop focuses on an overview of Autism-related funding available in the province of Ontario. Learn more about funding that may be available to you, your child and/or family. Topics covered include government funding, tax credits and benefits, relevant charities and things to think about in preparing to apply. Date: Wednesday, August 25, […]

FULL: 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 […]

CLOSED: First Time In a School- Foundational Family Service

Whether a child is entering kindergarten, has been learning at home, or is new to the Ontario school system, the transition to school for the first time can be intimidating for children and their parents and caregivers. This workshop will provide parents and caregivers with strategies that can help support a transition into school for […]

CLOSED: Let’s Go Back To School – Foundational Family Services

Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD) may experience unique challenges during their return to in-person learning. The physical transition from home to school means significant changes to routine, scheduling and social interactions. This workshop will provide parents and caregivers with strategic supports to transition their child and youth back to in-person learning including; the types of […]

CLOSED: Let’s Go Back To School – Foundational Family Services

Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD) may experience unique challenges during their return to in-person learning. The physical transition from home to school means significant changes to routine, scheduling and social interactions. This workshop will provide parents and caregivers with strategic supports to transition their child and youth back to in-person learning including; the types of […]

EmploymentWorks – Ontario Fall 2021

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, virtual opportunities in the community, and open discussions). […]

CLOSED: First Time In a School- Foundational Family Service

Whether a child is entering kindergarten, has been learning at home, or is new to the Ontario school system, the transition to school for the first time can be intimidating for children and their parents and caregivers. This workshop will provide parents and caregivers with strategies that can help support a transition into school for […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

CLOSED: Interview Skills Level I: Identifying Your Skills – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn to identify your skills and how to speak about them in an interview. Suitable for: Participants who want to learn how to identify their skills and develop an understanding of the differences between hard skills, soft skills, and transferable skills. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect: Coffee Chat – Foundational Family Services

ASK, SHARE and ENCOURAGE! Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and log on from the comfort of your own home. Connect virtually with caregivers to engage in self-guided conversations. Discuss successes and challenges of your supported individual and seek advice from those who may have similar experiences. The Caregiver e-Connect is facilitated by Autism […]

EmploymentWorks – Ontario Fall 2021

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, virtual opportunities in the community, and open discussions). […]

FULL: Funding Options – Foundational Family Services

Our Funding Options workshop focuses on an overview of Autism-related funding available in the province of Ontario. Learn more about funding that may be available to you, your child and/or family. Topics covered include government funding, tax credits and benefits, relevant charities and things to think about in preparing to apply. Date: Wednesday, September 8, […]

Interview Skills Level I: Understanding the Interview Process – Young Adults Project

Objective: To learn about the interview process and what to expect when being interviewed. Suitable for: Participants who have little to no experience with interviews. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting and relevant consent forms. Young Adults Project (YAP) is an initiative at […]

FULL: Master Minds: A “How To” Guide to Homework – ages 14-17 – Family Services

Do you want to learn how to stay organized? Do you want to become more independent with your time management, organization, motivation and problem solving when it comes to your school work? You will leave this group with helpful ideas to use when studying or completing your homework. This Foundational Family Service training is intended […]

CLOSED: Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder – Foundational Family Services

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 […]

CLOSED: 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 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: building […]

CLOSED: Let’s Go Back To School – Foundational Family Services

Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD) may experience unique challenges during their return to in-person learning. The physical transition from home to school means significant changes to routine, scheduling and social interactions. This workshop will provide parents and caregivers with strategic supports to transition their child and youth back to in-person learning including; the types of […]

Workplace Social Skills: Part One – Young Adults Project

Objective: Develop social skills for the workplace and gain tips to interact with customers, colleagues and employers. Suitable for: Participants looking to enter the workforce, as well as those already employed looking to enhance their social skills. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting […]

CLOSED: Virtually Back To School – Foundational Family Services

Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD) may experience unique challenges during their return to in-person learning. The physical transition from home to school means significant changes to routine, scheduling and social interactions. This workshop will provide parents and caregivers with strategic supports to transition their child and youth back to in-person learning including; the types of […]

CLOSED: You2 – A Support Group for Teenage Siblings – Foundational Family Services

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 […]

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

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. Caregiver eConnect will be delivered live via Zoom and the following is required to […]

FULL: All About You – A Support Group for Siblings – Foundational Family Services

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, […]

CLOSED: Unstuck and On Target 8 -11

Our emotional regulation curricula helps to establish and develop participants’ abilities in the identification and use of skills in regulating emotions.  Unstuck & On Target is an evidence-based social intervention program to improve skills related to on-task, flexible behaviours, planning and organization. The curriculum teaches the concepts through engaging activities and conversation. Topics may include: […]

CLOSED: Peer-led Support Group – Young Adults Project

Objective: Meet fellow Young Adults Project (YAP) participants, share experiences and learn from peers. This group is led by people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to highlight to voice of people with ASD. Suitable for: Participants looking to share their experiences and meet peers with ASD that are receiving employment supports from Kerry’s Place. Prerequisites: […]

CLOSED: Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI-CPI) – Foundational Family Services

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 […]

CLOSED: First Time In a School- Foundational Family Service

Whether a child is entering kindergarten, has been learning at home, or is new to the Ontario school system, the transition to school for the first time can be intimidating for children and their parents and caregivers. This workshop will provide parents and caregivers with strategies that can help support a transition into school for […]

CLOSED: Workplace Social Skills: Part Two – Young Adults Project

Objective: Develop social skills in the workplace and gain tips to interact with customers, colleagues and employers. Suitable for: Participants looking to enter the workforce, as well as those already employed looking to enhance their social skills. Prerequisites:  Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting […]

CLOSED: Let’s Go Back To School – Foundational Family Services

Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD) may experience unique challenges during their return to in-person learning. The physical transition from home to school means significant changes to routine, scheduling and social interactions. This workshop will provide parents and caregivers with strategic supports to transition their child and youth back to in-person learning including; the types of […]

CLOSED: Sibling Workshop

Sibling Workshops are offered once a month to children living in Peel region between the ages of 6 and 13 years old, who have a sibling with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or an intellectual disability. Sibling Workshops focus on shared sibling experiences, learning about Autism Spectrum Disorder, and meeting new people. This group […]

CLOSED: ASD Certificate Course

Kerry’s Place Autism Services’ comprehensive Autism Spectrum Disorder Certification Course is now available remotely, on the Zoom platform. We are pleased to make this course available virtually to our families, and to our communities at large at this time. This course is being presented over 12 mornings covering eight distinct topics. Each session constitutes group […]

CLOSED: EmploymentWorks – Ontario Fall 2021

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, virtual opportunities in the community, and open discussions). […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect: New Diagnosis

Meet other caregivers who are sharing a similar experience of receiving a new ASD diagnosis for someone you support. Engage in conversation by sharing experiences and insights through this transition. Ask others advice on next steps, share resources, and therapy options. The goal of this group is to provide encouragement and support to one another. […]

FULL: Interview Skills Level I: Common Interview Questions and Role Play – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn about various types of interview questions and practice answering common interview questions. Suitable for: Participants who have little to no experience with interviews. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting and relevant consent forms Young Adults Project (YAP) is an initiative at […]