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WAITLIST: Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI)

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 […]

Transitional Aged Youth Roundtables

Kerry’s Place is excited to offer Transitional Aged Youth (TAY) Roundtables for youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ages 14-18, who are experiencing a transition. The group encourages participants to engage in roundtable discussions on transitional related skills. Teens will get the opportunity to interact with each other, enjoy activities and discuss ways to cope […]

Sibling Story Time: A Group for Children Aged 5-7 – Foundational Family Services

Sibling Story Time: A Group for Children Aged 5-7 Who Have a Sibling with a Diagnosis Of Autism Spectrum Disorder This group uses children’s books to help young children with a sibling diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder learn about, and embrace difference.  The group consists of a storybook reading, a related activity, and a follow-up […]

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 […]

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 […]

Transitional Aged Youth Roundtables

Kerry’s Place is excited to offer Transitional Aged Youth (TAY) Roundtables for youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ages 14-18, who are experiencing a transition. The group encourages participants to engage in roundtable discussions on transitional related skills. Teens will get the opportunity to interact with each other, enjoy activities and discuss ways to cope […]

Family Support Group for Adult Caregivers of Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder – Winter Break Tips and Tricks – Foundational Family Services

Family Support Group for Adult Caregivers of Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Winter Break Tips and Tricks This group offers parents and caregivers the opportunity to connect with others, using topic-focused conversation to provide a space to ask questions and gain insight from others with lived experience. Participants may share their successes, and discuss […]

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 […]

Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder

This workshop is geared towards parents and caregivers, and community members, interested in learning 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 a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to: describe characteristics of ASD […]

Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder – Foundational Family Services

This workshop is geared towards parents and caregivers, interested in learning 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 a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to: describe characteristics of ASD list three strengths […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Beyond the Diagnosis – Foundational Family Service

This 2 ½ -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 Spectrum Disorder: Beyond the Diagnosis incorporates the research of Dr. Peter Vermeulen, […]

Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI)

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 […]

Flush it Out: Strategies to Teach Toileting Routines to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

This 2 ½-hour workshop provides strategies and tools you can use to establish a toileting routine for your child’s using the principals of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA).  This workshop provides information to tailor toileting plans to your child’s unique needs, will help you gain confidence in implementing toileting strategies, and provide tips and tricks as […]

Caregiver E-Connect – Family Support Group for Adult Caregivers of Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder – Organization 101

This group offers parents and caregivers the opportunity to connect with others, using topic-focused conversation to provide a space to ask questions and gain insight from others with lived experience. Participants may share their successes, and discuss challenges experienced with other parents and caregivers. This offering will focus on strategies for organization. Date: Wednesday, February […]

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 […]

Sibling Hang: A Support Group for Youth Aged 13-17 Who Have a Sibling with a Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

The group offers teen siblings of persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder the opportunity to meet and connect with others who share similar experiences, in a supportive and social environment.  The group uses a variety of hobbies and interests to give group members a common ground to share their experiences and ask questions.  Group members will […]

Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder

This workshop is geared towards parents and caregivers, and community members, interested in learning 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 a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to: describe characteristics of ASD […]

Exploring the Pathways Beyond the Teen Years – Foundational Family Service

This 2 ½-hour workshop is intended for parents and caregivers who are interested in learning about transition planning to adulthood.  Discussion topics include: building independent-living skills, planning for 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 […]

Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder – Foundational Family Services

This workshop is geared towards parents and caregivers, interested in learning 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 a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to: describe characteristics of ASD list three strengths […]

Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI)

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 […]

Keeping Connections for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder aged 15 to 17

This monthly social group gives youth the opportunity to apply skills related to conversation skills by discussing recent social experiences, and playing collaborative games, in an informative and social atmosphere. This group includes a parent debrief to review the social and leisure skills discussed, and how parents and caregivers can help their youth put these […]

Living Life to the Full

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 […]