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CLOSED: Sibling Hang – Foundational Family Service

Sibling Hang is an online group for adolescent-aged siblings of persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), offering opportunities to interact with others who may share similar experiences, questions, and interests. Participants will learn more about ASD, and ways they may support their sibling. Participants may share their experiences in a supportive, informative, and social forum […]

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: 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 […]

Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons (D & D) 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! This registration is strictly a call-out for expressions of interest. All registrants will be contacted by a […]

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

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. […]

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

Brampton Brampton

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mood Walks – Ages 13-17

Toronto Toronto

Get active, explore nature and reconnect! Mood Walks promotes both physical and mental wellness by reducing barriers and creating new opportunities for people living on the spectrum and their families to connect with nature and their peers. Hiking combines physical activity with: exposure to the natural environment, with proven benefits in promoting mental wellness, and […]

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

Toronto Toronto

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, […]

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 […]

Sibling Hang – Foundational Family Service

Sibling Hang is an online group for adolescent-aged siblings of persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), offering opportunities to interact with others who may share similar experiences, questions, and interests. Participants will learn more about ASD, and ways they may support their sibling. Participants may share their experiences in a supportive, informative, and social forum […]

Dollars and Sense Ages 12-14

Our daily living curricula helps establish and develop participants’ ability to demonstrate greater independence in daily living tasks.  Using evidence-based strategies, this group aims is to teach participants to manage their own money. Participants will learn the relative cost of items they value, and the benefits of saving and budgeting. Topics may include: currency, how […]

Making Connections Ages 14-17

Toronto Toronto

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 structured […]

EmploymentWorks Fall – Aurora – In-Person and Virtual Hybrid Model

Aurora Aurora

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, […]

Keep Calm and Breathe On Ages 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 […]

The Code Ages 14-18

Mississauga Mississauga

The Code is a 12-week group-based program aimed at providing teens with the foundational skills needed to understand the concepts of coding, and how they contribute to creating video games. By participating in The Code, participants will develop confidence in understanding the concepts of coding, strengthen their computer skills, practice the fundamentals of block-based code, […]

Living Life To The Full – Adult Group

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 course which encourages people to learn to thrive in life. The course is […]

Virtual Connection Ages 9-11

Virtual Connection is a group aimed at providing children and youth with an 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, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to […]

ARTfully Abstract Ages 5-9

Brampton Brampton

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: 5-9 Ratio: 3 participants and 1 staff Cost: […]

The Game Night Ages 10-13

Brampton Brampton

The Game Night provides participants with a space to interact through playing games while enabling meaningful socialization opportunities. During each session, youth will be encouraged to practice good sportsmanship, while fostering their understanding of playing games with rules. Activities may include: card games, board games, trivia, Pokémon, Dungeons and & Dragons, Magic the Gathering, Catan, […]

Virtual Connection Ages 12-14

Virtual Connection is a group aimed at providing children and youth with an 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, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to […]

FUNdamentals Ages 4-7

Mississauga Mississauga

FUNdamentals was developed to provide participants with the necessary group and play skills required for participation in a group setting. Short activities are incorporated into each session that will create a foundation for your child to develop turn-taking, communication skills, the ability to focus, respond to instructions, and imitate sound and movement. Participants will engage […]

Virtual Game Night Ages 14-17

The Game Night provides participants with a space to interact through playing games while enabling meaningful socialization opportunities. During each session, youth will be encouraged to practice good sportsmanship, while fostering their understanding of playing games with rules. Activities may include: card games, board games, trivia, Pokémon, Dungeons and & Dragons, Magic the Gathering, Catan, […]

Virtual Connection Ages 15-17

Virtual Connection is a group aimed at providing children and youth with an 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, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to […]

Transitional Aged Youth Socials – Pathway to Independence – Ages 14-18

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 […]

ARTfully Abstract Ages 10-13

Guelph Guelph

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: 10-13 Ratio: 3 participants and 1 staff Cost: […]

Let’s Connect Ages 14-17

This teen-centered group provides a safe space for participants to connect with others their age while learning life skills and fostering independence. Throughout 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 working as a […]

Virtual Connection Ages 5-8

Virtual Connection is a group aimed at providing children and youth with an 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, and much more. Participants will have opportunities to […]

Home Safety Ages 10-13

Brampton Brampton

Participants will learn valuable life skills to help them make safer choices when on their own. Topics include: street smarts, people safety, community safety, online safety, emergencies vs. non-emergencies, accident prevention, first aid, fire safety, and weather safety. All participants will receive the Home Alone Safety manual and certificate of completion. This group is delivered […]

The Game Night Ages 14-17

Brampton Brampton

The Game Night provides participants with a space to interact through playing games while enabling meaningful socialization opportunities. During each session, youth will be encouraged to practice good sportsmanship, while fostering their understanding of playing games with rules. Activities may include: card games, board games, trivia, Pokémon, Dungeons and & Dragons, Magic the Gathering, Catan, […]