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CLOSED: 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: 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, […]

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

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 workshop, participants will be able to: describe the difference between stress and anxiety, and define […]

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: 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 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 […]

CLOSED: 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: 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: 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 families in establishing a toileting routine that fits their child and youth’s unique needs. This workshop aims to guide families to gain confidence in implementing these strategies and seeing results. Flush it Out: Strategies to Teach Toileting […]

CLOSED: Navigating Neurodiversity: A Path to Self-Discovery

Don’t let internet research be your only tool for learning about having a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Join us at Kerry’s Place for an exciting opportunity to learn about ASD from a strength-based perspective. Using fun and interactive activities, participants will explore and celebrate characteristics and traits that make them both unique and […]

CLOSED: 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: 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: 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: 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 with […]

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: 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 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: 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: 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 […]

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 […]

CLOSED: Getting the Message Across: Understanding Receptive and Expressive Communication

This workshop is intended for parents/caregivers and professionals who support persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Getting the Message Across: Understanding Receptive and Expressive Communication will explore how persons with ASD receive and express information through spoken language, augmentative communication systems, gestures and visual supports. As a result of participating in this workshop, participants will […]

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. […]

CLOSED: Making Sense of the Sensory World

This workshop is intended for parents/caregivers and professionals who support persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Making Sense of the Sensory World will introduce participants to the distinct ways in which persons with ASD may experience sensory stimuli. Participants will review the senses and sensory systems that impact everyone in different ways. Accommodations and modifications […]

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 […]

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: 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: 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: 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: 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 […]

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: 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: 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: 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. […]

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 […]

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: 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. […]

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: 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 […]