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CLOSED: Making Connections 15-17

Our social skills curricula help to establish and develop participants’ skills in interacting and connecting with peers. Using evidence based strategies, this group aims to provide the opportunity for participants to further develop social skills based on their individual needs and interests. Topics explored: expanding on greeting peers, conversation skills with peers through play and […]

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: Living Life To The Full – Adult Group

Thursdays starting April 8, 2021 to May 27, 2021 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm Living Life to the Full (LLTF) is a national flagship program of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). This program is open to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ages 18 and over. The program is a fun, group-based, mental health promotion […]

FULL: Keep Calm and Breathe On 12-14

Our emotional regulation curricula help to establish and develop participants’ abilities in the identification and use of skills in regulating emotions.  Using evidence-based strategies and curricula; this program is designed to support participants in identifying emotions in themselves and others. Participants will learn strategies to self-regulate reactions and responses, as well as preventative strategies to […]

CLOSED: Keep Calm and Breathe On 15-17

Our emotional regulation curricula help to establish and develop participants’ abilities in the identification and use of skills in regulating emotions.  Using evidence-based strategies and curricula; this program is designed to support participants in identifying emotions in themselves and others. Participants will learn strategies to self-regulate reactions and responses, as well as preventative strategies to […]

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 […]

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 […]

CLOSED: Making Connections 4-6

Our social skills curricula help to establish and develop participants’ skills in interacting and connecting with peers. Using evidence based strategies, this group aims to provide the opportunity for participants to further develop social skills based on their individual needs and interests. Topics explored: expanding on greeting peers, conversation skills with peers through play and […]

FULL: Making Connections 10-12

Our social skills curricula help to establish and develop participants’ skills in interacting and connecting with peers. Using evidence based strategies, this group aims to provide the opportunity for participants to further develop social skills based on their individual needs and interests. Topics explored: expanding on greeting peers, conversation skills with peers through play and […]

FULL! Camp Connection – March Break

By participating in the Camp Connection, children and youth will have the opportunity to develop skills related to: social interaction, maintaining friendships, and learning about others through fun activities that strengthen turn taking and sharing skills as well as their imagination.

FULL: Dungeons and Dragons – April Break

Monday, April 12 to Friday, April 16, 2021 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm daily. Dungeons & Dragons is, at its core, storytelling. With our in-home dungeon master, you and your character will be guided through quests for treasures, battles against your foes, daring rescue missions, and so much more! Regular attendance is highly encouraged to ensure […]

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 […]

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 […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

Info Session – Ontario Autism Program: Foundational Family Services

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 […]

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: 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.

CLOSED: 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.

CLOSED: 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 […]

FULL: Master Minds: A “How to” Guide to Homework – Foundational Family Service

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 (FFS) training is […]

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: 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 […]

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 (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 […]

EmploymentWorks: Monday-Tuesday Group – Spring 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 Simulations®, virtual opportunities in the community, and open discussions). […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect: Empowering You (Organization 101)

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 […]

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 […]

CLOSED: EmploymentWorks: Wednesday-Thursday Group – Spring 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: Transitioning to Adulthood – Foundational Family Service

What’s next? Education, employment and volunteer opportunities? Discuss the possible pathways your individual may take, including funding options through DSO and ODSP. Connect with caregivers across the community to share strategies on developing skills and goals to encourage a confident transition to adulthood. The Caregiver e-Connect is facilitated by Autism Consultants over Zoom. Registering on […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

CLOSED: Info Session – Ontario Autism Program: Foundational Family Services

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 […]

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: Understanding Autism: Navigating a New Diagnosis

Child Development Resource Connection Peel in collaboration with Kerry’s Place Autism Services, would like to invite you to an upcoming Understanding Autism: Navigating a New Diagnosis Workshop. Click image to download flyer TOPICS COVERED What is Autism Spectrum Disorder What services and supports are available in Peel Region Financial resources available and how to apply […]

CLOSED: 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.

CLOSED: 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.

CLOSED: Master Minds: A “How to” Guide to Homework – Foundational Family Service

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 (FFS) training is […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

NEW SPACES AVAILABLE! Employment Works Tuesday – Wednesday group – Ontario 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. 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: 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 […]

NEW SPACES AVAILABLE! Employment Works Wednesday/Thursday group – Ontario 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. 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). […]