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CLOSED: Sibling Workshop

Sibling Workshops are offered once a month to children living in Peel region between the ages of 6 and 13 years old, who have a sibling with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or an intellectual disability. Sibling Workshops focus on shared sibling experiences, learning about Autism Spectrum Disorder, and meeting new people. This group […]

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 as well as effective strategies. Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder will be delivered live via Zoom and the following […]

CLOSED: 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: Sibling Workshop

Sibling Workshops are offered once a month to children living in Peel region between the ages of 6 and 13 years old, who have a sibling with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or an intellectual disability. Sibling Workshops focus on shared sibling experiences, learning about Autism Spectrum Disorder, and meeting new people. This group […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

FULL: Making Connections – Ages 12-14

Mississauga Mississauga

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 […]

CLOSED: Children’s Friendship Training (CFT) – Ages 7-9

Children’s Friendship Training is a social skills intervention in which participants will learn and practice foundational social skills through various engaging and fun activities. Structured parent education sessions are included to review strategies and lessons to ensure success in developing and maintaining friendships. Participant Age:  7-9 Ratio: 3 participants to 1 staff Cost: $741 Location: Virtual. […]

CLOSED: Unstuck and On Target – Ages 8-11

Our emotional regulation curricula help to establish and develop participants’ abilities in the identification and use of skills in regulating emotions.  Unstuck & On Target is an evidence-based social intervention program to improve skills related to on-task, flexible behaviours, planning, and organization. The curriculum teaches the concepts through engaging activities and conversation. Topics may include: […]

CLOSED: Mood Walks – Ages 14-17

Brampton Brampton

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 […]

FULL: 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 […]

FULL: 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 […]

CLOSED: Making Connections – Ages 15-17

Guelph Guelph

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 […]

CLOSED: PEERS® For Adolescents – Ages 14-17

The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) is a social skills training intervention program for socially motivated youth interested in learning skills to help them develop and maintain friendships. During sessions, participants discuss and practice strategies related to different situations. Structured parent education sessions are provided to review strategies and lessons, […]

CLOSED: Children’s Friendship Training (CFT) – Ages 10-12

Children’s Friendship Training is a social skills intervention in which participants will learn and practice foundational social skills through various engaging and fun activities. Structured parent education sessions are included to review strategies and lessons to ensure success in developing and maintaining friendships. Participant Age:  10-12 Ratio: 3 participants to 1 staff Cost: $741 Location: Virtual. […]

FULL: Sports & Team Skills Ages 5-9

Brampton Brampton

The focus of this group is to provide participants with opportunities to engage in sports and recreation activities while promoting inclusion, cooperation, and participation. The activities focus on building skills such as respect, tolerating losing, leadership, and how sports skills can be transferred into everyday life. Each session is designed to foster the learning of […]

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: […]

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: 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 […]

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, […]

Life Skills 101

Are you interested in learning new daily living skills such as cooking, budgeting, and managing your time more effectively? Kerry’s Place Autism Services is excited to offer Life Skills 101, a program for adults 18 years of age and older with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), interested in learning more about living independently, health, wellness, and […]

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: Keeping Connections Ages 14-17

Keeping Connections is a monthly, topic-based group aimed at providing children and youth with an opportunity to share their experiences with each other, and work with each other to troubleshoot social skills in an informative, social atmosphere. This Foundational Family Service offering is available to persons with ASD who are registered with the Ontario Autism […]

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 […]

CLOSED: Transitional Aged Youth Socials- Pathway to Independence – Ages 14-16

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 14-16, transitioning towards independence in completing routines, healthy eating, employment skills, post-secondary supports, and social awareness. There are ten online sessions where […]

FULL: Online Chill: An Adult Social Group

Online Chill is a 10-week social group for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), who are interested in meeting others while participating in a variety of fun games and activities. Each week introduces a new theme with select games and activities with a design that encourages participants to interact and get to know each other […]

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 […]

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: 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: Let’s Go Back to School – Foundational Family Services

Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may experience unique challenges during their return to in-person learning. The physical transition from home to school means significant changes to routine, scheduling and social interactions. This workshop will provide parents and caregivers with strategic supports to transition their child and youth back to in-person learning including; the types […]

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: 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: 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 […]

FULL: 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 […]

Interview Skills Level I: Identifying Your Skills – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn to identify your skills and how to speak about them in an interview. Suitable for: Participants who want to learn how to identify their skills and develop an understanding of the differences between hard skills, soft skills, and transferable skills. Prerequisites: To be eligible, confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion […]

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, […]

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: 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: 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 […]

FULL: Conflict Resolution (Day 1 of 2) – Young Adults Project

Objective: To learn about conflict and conflict resolution. Suitable for: Participants looking to learn about conflict and basic steps on how to resolve conflict. 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: 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 […]

CLOSED: Peer-led Support Group (Topic: Post-Secondary) – Young Adults Project

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 that are receiving employment support from Kerry’s Place. Prerequisites: […]

CLOSED: Peel Sibling Workshop

Sibling Workshops are offered once a month to children living in Peel region between the ages of 6 and 13 years old, who have a sibling with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or an intellectual disability. Sibling Workshops focus on shared sibling experiences, learning about Autism Spectrum Disorder, and meeting new people. This group […]

FULL: Dungeons & Dragons: Live Action Adventure for ages 14-17

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: 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: Break the Ice! – Young Adults Project

Objective: Meet fellow Young Adults Project (YAP) participants, while working through common workplace ice breakers, get-to-know-you’s and activities. Suitable for: Participants looking to enhance their conversation skills and to feel confident at your next workplace, school or program team-building activity. Prerequisites: Participants are encouraged to participate in group discussions. Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) […]