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CLOSED: The Code – Mississauga – Ages 14-17

Mississauga Mississauga

The Code is a 12-week group-based program aimed at providing teens with the foundational skills needed to employ the concepts of coding, and how they contribute to creating video games. By participating in The Code, participants will develop coding skills while strengthening their computer skills, rehearsing the fundamentals of block-based code, drag-and-drop coding, and meet […]

CLOSED: Let’s Connect – Mississauga – Ages 10-14

Mississauga Mississauga

This teen-centered group provides a safe space for participants to connect with others their age while learning life skills and fostering independence. Over the course of the group, participants will engage in recreational activities that will improve social skills, such as initiating conversations, social rules, identifying characteristics of a good friend, community outing safety, and […]

CLOSED: Winter Camp – Oshawa – Ages 9-11

Oshawa Oshawa

Camp services provide full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities and connect with others their age. Activities may include get-to-know-you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to build new […]

FULL: Winter Camp – Brampton – Ages 5-8

Brampton Brampton

Camp services provides full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities, and connect with others their age. Activities may include: get to know you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities […]

CLOSED: Winter Camp – Guelph – Ages 5-8

Guelph Guelph

Camp services provides full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities, and connect with others their age. Activities may include: get to know you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities […]

FULL: Winter Camp – Mississauga – Ages 12-14

Mississauga Mississauga

Camp services provide full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities and connect with others their age. Activities may include: get-to-know-you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to build new […]

Winter Camp – Brampton – Ages 5-8

Brampton Brampton

Camp services provide full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities and connect with others their age. Activities may include get-to-know-you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to build new […]

CLOSED: Winter Camp – Virtual – Ages 5-17

Camp services provides full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities, and connect with others their age. Activities may include: get to know you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities […]

FULL: Winter Camp – Toronto – Ages 5-8

Toronto Toronto, Canada

Camp services provides full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities, and connect with others their age. Activities may include: get to know you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities […]

CLOSED: Winter Camp – Toronto – Ages 12-14

Toronto Toronto, Canada

Camp services provides full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities, and connect with others their age. Activities may include: get to know you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities […]

CLOSED: Winter Camp – Brampton – Ages 9-11

Brampton Brampton

Camp services provides full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities, and connect with others their age. Activities may include: get to know you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities […]

CLOSED: Winter Camp – Guelph – Ages 14-17

Guelph Guelph

Camp services provides full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities, and connect with others their age. Activities may include: get to know you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities […]

FULL: Winter Camp – Mississauga – Ages 15-17

Mississauga Mississauga

Camp services provide full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities and connect with others their age. Activities may include get-to-know-you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to build new […]

CLOSED: Winter Camp – Toronto – Ages 12-14

Toronto Toronto, Canada

Camp services provide full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities, and connect with others their age. Activities may include get-to-know-you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to build new […]

CLOSED: Winter Camp – Oshawa – Ages 12-14

Oshawa Oshawa

Camp services provide full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities and connect with others their age. Activities may include get-to-know-you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to build new […]

Winter Camp – Brampton – Ages 12-14

Brampton Brampton

Camp provides full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities and connect with others their age. Activities may include get-to-know-you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, virtual field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to build new […]

Ontario Autism Program – Foundational Family Services

Virtual

Foundational Family Services are available to all families registered in the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) as part of the new needs-based program. This live webinar is for family members who live in York Region or Simcoe County and want to learn more about Foundational Family Services, including eligibility and how to find services.The webinar is […]

CLOSED: The Rec Room

Toronto Toronto, Canada

The Rec Room is a leisure-based social group. This group aims to increase opportunities for social interactions, fostering friendships, and having fun for adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). If you are looking to make new connections and develop your social skills, this group is a great fit for you! Date: Tuesdays January 9 to […]

WAITLIST: Virtual Jam Session

Led by a featured musical performer, this group welcomes participants with Autism to join in by listening, singing along, dancing, or playing their own instruments from the comfort of their own home. Date: Tuesdays, January 9 to March 26, 2024 Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm Cost: there is no cost to participate Virtual Jam Session will be delivered virtually […]

CLOSED: ARTfully Abstract – Oshawa – Ages 6-9

Oshawa Oshawa

ARTfully Abstract provides participants with a space to engage in open-ended play while encouraging self-expression and artistic creation. This group incorporates activities that will create a community of creative learners and will build confidence, connection, and communication through music, theatre, dance, and arts and crafts. Participant Age: 6-9 Ratio: 3 participants and 1 staff Cost: […]

Post-Secondary Application Phase – Young Adults Project

Virtual

Objective: Begin the process of applying to Post-Secondary, create an application profile and select programs of interest.  Suitable for: Participants who know what schools/programs they want to apply to and are motivated to apply. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting and relevant consent […]

WAITLIST: Master Minds: Homework Strategies for Youth with Autism – Foundational Family Services

Virtual

This Foundational Family Service helps youth aged 14-17 become more independent by providing homework and school strategies related to time management, organization, motivation, and problem solving skills. Date: Thursdays, January 11 to February 1, 2024 (4 sessions) Time: 5:30pm to 6:30pm Cost: there is no cost to participate Master Minds: Homework Strategies for Youth with Autism will be […]

CLOSED: Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate Course

Kerry’s Place Autism Services’ comprehensive Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Certification Course is now available virtually to our families, and to our communities at large at this time.

CLOSED: Online Safety and Video Gaming – Oshawa – Ages 10-14

Oshawa Oshawa

Throughout this group, participants will talk about online safety topics related to social media, app usage, cyberbullying, safely using the internet, and video gaming precautions. Each session will focus on a particular topic, allowing participants to engage with their peers through virtual activities, share experiences, and provide advice and tips to their peers based on […]

CLOSED: Fundamentals of Autism – Foundational Family Services

Virtual

This workshop is geared towards parents and caregivers, and community members, interested in learning more about Autism. Common characteristics of Autism, possible strengths, needs, learning styles and profiles of Autistic persons will be introduced. As a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to: describe characteristics of Autism list three strengths associated […]

WAITLIST: Sibling Story Time: A Group for Children with Siblings Who Have Autism – Foundational Family Service

Virtual

This Foundational Family Service uses storytelling with children’s books to help children aged 5-7 with a sibling with Autism learn more about Autism and embrace differences.   The group consists of a storybook reading, a related activity, and a follow-up parent debrief to discuss the story, its themes, and how to respond to questions that may […]

EmploymentWorks Winter – Oshawa – In-Person and Virtual Hybrid Model

Oshawa Oshawa +1 more

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 in-person and virtual experiential learning. To participate in the program, the participants need access to a laptop, iPad, or Tablet, […]

EmploymentWorks Winter – Toronto – In-Person and Virtual Hybrid Model

Toronto Toronto, Canada +1 more

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 in-person and virtual experiential learning. To participate in the program, the participants need access to a laptop, iPad, or Tablet, […]

Interview Skills Workshop Level 2: Interview Preparations – Young Adults Project

Virtual

Objective: Learn how to best prepare for an in-person or virtual interview. Suitable for: Participants who are preparing for an in-person or virtual interview. 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 Kerry’s […]

CLOSED: Living Life to the Full – Caregiver Group

Living Life to the Full (LLTF) is a national flagship program of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). This program is open to caregivers of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The program is a fun, group-based, mental health promotion course that encourages people to learn to thrive in life. The course is for anyone […]

WAITLIST: Exploring the Pathways Beyond the Teen Years – Foundational Family Service

Virtual

This 2 ½-hour workshop educates parents and caregivers about transition planning to adulthood for their child with Autism. Discussion topics include: building independent-living skills, exploring future pathways and navigating adult services in Ontario. As a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to: describe major transitions that take place from adolescence into […]

CLOSED: Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI)

Virtual

This workshop 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) training program that can help in the […]

Peer Support Group | Topic: Post-Secondary Experience & Navigation – Young Adults Project

Virtual

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 who are receiving employment supports from Kerry’s Place. Prerequisites: […]

CLOSED: Sibling Hang: A Support Group for Youth With Siblings Who Have Autism – Foundational Family Services

Virtual

Using shared hobbies and interests, this Foundational Family Services group offers teen siblings aged 13-17 with siblings with Autism the opportunity to connect with others who share similar experiences. Group members will have the opportunity to learn more about ASD, and ways they may support their siblings.  This month’s topic will be "New Year, New […]

CLOSED: Transitional Aged Youth Socials- Pathway to Independence -14-18

Virtual

Kerry’s Place is excited to offer Transitional Aged Youth Socials (TAY Socials): Pathway to Independence, which focuses on daily living skills. The program is created for youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ages 14-18, transitioning towards independence in completing routines, healthy eating, employment skills, post-secondary supports, and social awareness. There are ten online sessions where […]

FULL: Flush it Out: Teaching Toileting Routines to Persons with Autism – Foundational Family Services

Virtual

This 2½-hour workshop provides strategies and tools parents and caregivers may use to establish a toileting routine for their child using the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). This workshop provides information to tailor toileting plans to a child’s unique needs and discusses tips and tricks, as well as ways to troubleshoot challenges. As a […]

EmploymentWorks Winter – Toronto – In-Person and Virtual Hybrid Model

Toronto Toronto, Canada +1 more

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 in-person and virtual experiential learning. To participate in the program, the participants need access to a laptop, iPad, or Tablet, […]

Transitional Aged Youth Roundtables

Virtual

Kerry’s Place is excited to offer a monthly drop-in group, Transitional Aged Youth Roundtables. The program is created for youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ages 14-18, who are experiencing a transition. The group promotes participants to engage in roundtable discussions on transitional related skills. TAY Roundtable sessions are drop-in session, from January 2024-March 2024, […]

Disclosing a Disability at Work or School – Young Adults Project

Virtual

Objective: Participants will learn the basics of disclosing a disability in a work or school setting, and useful tips for applying the basics. Suitable for: Participants who are interested in learning more about whether they should or should not disclose their disability in a work or school setting. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) […]

Making Sense of Financial Options for Parents and Caregivers – Foundational Family Services

This 2-hour workshop provides parents and caregivers with an understanding of the financial supports available for their child or youth in Ontario. Topics include government funding, tax credits and benefits, and related financial resources. As a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to: list funding options available to your family describe […]

Coping Skills for Anxious Job Seekers – Young Adults Project

Virtual

Objective: Participants will receive tips on how to reduce stress and take control of the job-seeking process. Suitable for: Participants who are experiencing nervousness or anxiety when applying for jobs and interviewing. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting and relevant consent forms. Young […]

EmploymentWorks Winter – Newmarket – In-Person and Virtual Hybrid Model

Newmarket 17345 Leslie Street, Newmarket, ON, Canada +1 more

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 in-person and virtual experiential learning. To participate in the program, the participants need access to a laptop, iPad, or Tablet, […]

EmploymentWorks Winter – Brampton – In-Person and Virtual Hybrid Model

Brampton Brampton +1 more

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 in-person and virtual experiential learning. To participate in the program, the participants need access to a laptop, iPad, or Tablet, […]

WAITLIST: All About You: A Support Group for Children Aged 8-12 Who Have Siblings With a Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder – Foundational Family Services

This 3-session group provides information about Autism Spectrum Disorder, a safe space for group members to explore and share their feelings, and a forum for group members to meet and connect with others who share common experiences. The group includes a parent debrief at the end of the third session to review the information provided, […]

WAITLIST: Master Minds: Homework Strategies for Youth with Autism – Foundational Family Services

This Foundational Family Service helps youth aged 11-13 become more independent by providing homework and school strategies related to time management, organization, motivation, and problem solving skills. Date: Thursdays, February 8 to February 29, 2024 (4 sessions) Time: 4:30pm to 5:30pm Cost: there is no cost to participate Master Minds: Homework Strategies for Youth with Autism will be […]

WAITLIST: Fundamentals of Autism

This workshop is geared towards parents and caregivers, and community members, interested in learning more about Autism. Common characteristics of Autism, possible strengths, needs, learning styles and profiles of Autistic persons will be introduced. As a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to: describe characteristics of Autism list three strengths associated […]

WAITLIST: Autism: Beyond the Diagnosis – Foundational Family Services

This 2½-hour workshop teaches parents and caregivers strategies and tools to help their children and youth understand their diagnosis, using a strengths-based approach. Explaining and answering questions related to a diagnosis may be a lifelong discussion and difficult to navigate. Autism: Beyond the Diagnosis incorporates the research of Dr. Peter Vermeulen, related to helping persons […]

WAITLIST: Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) – Foundational Family Services

This workshop 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) training program that can help in the […]

Peer Support Group | Topic: Healthy Relationships – Young Adults Project

Virtual

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 the voice of people with ASD. Suitable for: Participants looking to share their experiences and meet peers with ASD who are receiving employment supports from Kerry’s Place. Prerequisites: […]

CLOSED: Ontario Autism Program – Foundational Family Services

Virtual

Foundational Family Services are available to all families registered in the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) as part of the new needs-based program. This live webinar is for family members who live in York Region or Simcoe County and want to learn more about Foundational Family Services, including eligibility and how to find services.The webinar is […]

WAITLIST: March Break Camp – Brampton – Ages 15-17

Brampton Brampton

Camp services provide full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities and connect with others their age. Activities may include get-to-know-you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to build new […]

WAITLIST: March Break Camp – Toronto – Ages 9-11

Toronto Toronto, Canada

Camp services provide full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities and connect with others their age. Activities may include get-to-know-you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to build new […]

WAITLIST: March Break Camp – Brampton – Ages 5-8

Brampton Brampton

Camp services provide full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities and connect with others their age. Activities may include get-to-know-you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to build new […]

WAITLIST: Girls on the Spectrum: A Family Support Group for Adult Caregivers

This family support group uses topic-focused conversations, and provides caregivers the opportunity share successes, discuss challenges, and gain insight from other parents and caregivers of girls with Autism. Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm Cost: there is no cost to participate This offering will be delivered virtually via Zoom. The Zoom link will be e-mailed […]

WAITLIST: March Break Camp – Mississauga – Ages 12-14

Mississauga Mississauga

Camp services provide full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities and connect with others their age. Activities may include get-to-know-you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to build new […]

March Break Camp – Guelph – Ages 14-17

Guelph Guelph

Camp services provide full-day opportunities for children and youth. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in group activities and connect with others their age. Activities may include get-to-know-you games, arts and crafts, science experiments, baking activities, movement breaks, group/collaborative games, field trips, guest facilitators, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to build new […]