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CLOSED: Making Sense of Financial Options in Ontario – Foundational Family Service

This workshop is intended for parents and caregivers of children and youth between the ages of 0-17, who are interested in learning about financial supports available for their child and/or youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), in the province of Ontario. Topics include government funding, tax credits and benefits, and related financial resources. Making Sense […]

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

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 will be delivered live via Zoom for Professionals […]

CLOSED: Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) – Foundational Family Service

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 […]

FULL: Master Minds: A “How To” Guide to Homework Ages 11-13

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 group includes a parent debrief at […]

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: Flush It Out: Strategies to Teach Toileting Routines – Foundational Family Service

From tips and tricks to troubleshooting challenges, this workshop uses principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) to support parents/caregivers, registered with the Ontario Autism Program, in establishing a toileting routine that fits their child and youth’s unique needs. This workshop aims to guide parents/caregivers to gain confidence in implementing these strategies and seeing results. Flush it […]

FULL: Caregiver eConnect: 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. Caregiver eConnect: Empowering You will be delivered live via […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

FULL: Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder – Foundational Family Service

Note: Workshop previously called "Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder" This workshop is for family members, caregivers and any community member who is 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 well as effective strategies. Fundamentals […]

FULL: Making Sense of Financial Options in Ontario – Foundational Family Service

This workshop is intended for parents and caregivers of children and youth between the ages of 0-17, who are interested in learning about financial supports available for their child and/or youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), in the province of Ontario. Topics include government funding, tax credits and benefits, and related financial resources. Making Sense […]

FULL: 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 […]

FULL: The Rec Room

The Rec Room is a leisure-based online 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! Participant Age: 12-17 yrs […]

FULL: Sibling Story Time – Foundational Family Service

Sibling Story time is a group that provides the opportunity for young children with a sibling with ASD to learn about and embrace difference. 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 arise later […]

FULL: Virtual Jam Session

The Virtual Jam Session is a leisure-based online music group. This group is for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and is open to all ages. The group is led by singer and guitarist, Pat James, who performs a variety of songs while participants join in by listening, or singing along, dancing, or playing their […]

CLOSED: Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate Course

Kerry’s Place Autism Services’ comprehensive Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 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 […]

FULL: Making Sense of Financial Options in Ontario – Foundational Family Services

Note: Workshop previously called "Funding Options" This workshop is intended for parents and caregivers of children and youth between the ages of 0-17, who are interested in learning about financial supports available for their child and/or youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), in the province of Ontario. Topics include government funding, tax credits and benefits, […]

CLOSED: Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate Course

Kerry’s Place Autism Services’ comprehensive Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 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 evenings covering eight distinct topics. Each session constitutes […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

FULL: The Virtual Hangout: 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 […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect – Wellington, Waterloo, Dufferin- Foundational Family Service

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 living in the Wellington, Waterloo, Dufferin region. […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

FULL: Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder

This workshop is for family members, caregivers and any community member who is 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 well as effective strategies. Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder will be delivered live via […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

FULL: Flush It Out: Strategies to Teach Toileting Routines – Foundational Family Service

From tips and tricks to troubleshooting challenges, this workshop uses principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) to support parents/caregivers, registered with the Ontario Autism Program, in establishing a toileting routine that fits their child and youth’s unique needs. This workshop aims to guide parents/caregivers to further develop their skills and knowledge in teaching toileting routines. […]

FULL: Sibling Story Time – Foundational Family Service

Sibling Story time is a group that provides the opportunity for young children with a sibling with ASD to learn about and embrace difference. 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 arise later […]

FULL: 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 […]

FULL: Autism Spectrum Disorder: Beyond the Diagnosis- Foundational Family Service

This Foundational Family Service workshop takes a strength-based approach to helping persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) understand their diagnosis. Explaining and answering questions related to a diagnosis may be a lifelong discussion and difficult to navigate. Autism Spectrum Disorder: Beyond the Diagnosis will provide parents and caregivers with strategies and tools to support these […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect – Durham- Foundational Family Service

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 living in the Durham region. Caregiver eConnect […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

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: Making Sense of Financial Options in Ontario – Foundational Family Services

Note: Workshop previously called "Funding Options" This workshop is intended for parents and caregivers of children and youth between the ages of 0-17, who are interested in learning about financial supports available for their child and/or youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), in the province of Ontario. Topics include government funding, tax credits and benefits, […]

FULL: Don’t Tell Me to Calm Down: Strategies for Stress and Anxiety

This workshop is intended for parents/caregivers and professionals supporting persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This workshop will assist participants in differentiating between stress and anxiety, identifying possible strategies to support emotional regulation. Environmental conditions which may lead to increased levels of stress and anxiety will be introduced. As a result of participating in this […]

FULL: Sibling Story Time – Foundational Family Service

Sibling Story time is a group that provides the opportunity for young children with a sibling with ASD to learn about and embrace difference. 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 arise later […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

FULL: 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 […]

FULL: Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder

This workshop is for family members, caregivers and any community member who is 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 well as effective strategies. Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder will be delivered live via […]

FULL: Flush It Out: Strategies to Teach Toileting Routines – Foundational Family Service

From tips and tricks to troubleshooting challenges, this workshop uses principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) to support parents/caregivers, registered with the Ontario Autism Program, in establishing a toileting routine that fits their child and youth’s unique needs. This workshop aims to guide parents/caregivers to further develop their skills and knowledge in teaching toileting routines. […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect – York / Simcoe – Foundational Family Service

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 who live in the York region. Caregiver […]

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 […]

FULL: Autism Spectrum Disorder: Beyond the Diagnosis- Foundational Family Service

This Foundational Family Service workshop takes a strength-based approach to helping persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) understand their diagnosis. Explaining and answering questions related to a diagnosis may be a lifelong discussion and difficult to navigate. Autism Spectrum Disorder: Beyond the Diagnosis will provide parents and caregivers with strategies and tools to support these […]

FULL: Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder – Foundational Family Services

This workshop is for parents and caregivers who are 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. Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder will be delivered live via Zoom for Professionals and the Zoom link will be […]

CLOSED: Everyone Learns Differently: Bridging the Gap Between Learning and Teaching

This workshop will introduce the various learning styles and teaching strategies used by those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and methods of teaching a wide array of skills. As a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to: discuss the importance of structure, predictability, and visual supports identify the importance of prompting, […]

FULL: 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 will […]

FULL: Transitional Aged Youth Roundtables

Kerry’s Place is excited to offer 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 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 […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect – Foundational Family Service – Peel/Halton

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 living in the Peel/Halton region. Please note […]

FULL: Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder

This workshop is for family members, caregivers and any community member who is 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. Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder will be delivered live via Zoom for Professionals and the […]

Beyond Friendship: Understanding the Social World

This workshop will explore social interaction characteristics related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and contexts that may impact success in social situations. More than simply making friends, participants will examine the skills necessary to form meaningful relationships, and distinguish between how people conduct themselves with different people in their lives. As a result of participating […]

FULL: 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 […]

FULL: Transitional Aged Youth Roundtables

Kerry’s Place is excited to offer 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 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 […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

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 […]

CLOSED: Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate Course

Kerry’s Place Autism Services’ comprehensive Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 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 evenings covering eight distinct topics. Each session constitutes […]

CLOSED: It Happens For A Reason: The Meaning Behind Behaviour

In this three-part learning series, parents/caregivers and professionals supporting persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will leave with a foundational understanding about the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) or “why we do what we do”. Participants will build skills around describing behaviour, understanding why it happens and promoting behaviour change. Participants will become familiar […]

CLOSED: Caregiver e-Connect – Foundational Family Service – Toronto

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 living in Toronto. Please note this event […]

CLOSED: Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder – Foundational Family Services

This workshop is for parents and caregivers who are 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. Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder will be delivered live via Zoom for Professionals and the Zoom link will be […]

FULL: Keeping Our Children Safe in a Digital World – Foundational Family Services

Online gaming and social media has become the new norm for children and youth. Understanding technology and the digital world has never been more important. This Foundational Family Service workshop will help parents and caregivers, of children and youth between the ages of 0-17, navigate safely in the digital world and provide strategies on how […]

CLOSED: 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 […]