AN UPDATE TO OUR COMMUNITY REGARDING IN-PERSON COMMUNITY SUPPORTS - August 2021

Kerry’s Place Autism Services wishes to provide our communities with an update regarding the delivery of in-person services and supports this fall.  While we recognize that Public Health directives may change, at this time, Kerry’s Place will begin delivering the following services in September:

  • 1:1 respite supports for children and youth
  • 1:1 adult supports
  • 1:1 clinical interventions and mediator-based support

At this time, we will continue to deliver the following services virtually in the fall, with plans to promote limited in-person return come January, 2022, consistent with Public Health and Ministry directives:

  • Intake services and supports
  • Camps and social groups
  • Seminars, workshops and ASD Certificate Courses
  • Additional 1:1 clinical interventions / mediator based support
  • A selection of skill-building groups

WELCOME TO KERRY’S PLACE COMMUNITY SERVICES AND SUPPORTS

At Kerry’s Place Autism Services, we provide social, recreational, educational, consultation and behavioural learning opportunities for children, youth and adults. Our primary objective is to enhance the quality of life of the persons we support, and to empower them and their families, through evidence-based and person-directed supports.

These services are offered across the following areas:


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FULL: Funding Options

Our Funding Options workshop focuses on an overview of Autism-related funding available in the province of Ontario. Learn more about funding that may be available to you, your child and/or […]

FULL: Mock Interview Drop in – Young Adults Project

Objective: To practice interviewing, and apply what you have learned in the YAP interview workshops. Suitable for: Participants who have attended YAP interview groups, or looking for opportunities to practice […]

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 […]

FULL: The Virtual Hangout: An 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 […]

Mock Interview Drop in – Young Adults Project

Objective: To practice interviewing, and apply what you have learned in the YAP interview workshops. Suitable for: Participants who have attended YAP interview groups, or looking for opportunities to practice […]

CLOSED: Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder

This live webinar is for family members and caregivers who want to learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Common characteristics of ASD, possible strengths, needs, learning styles and profiles […]

FULL: Making Connections 7-9

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 […]

FULL: Making Connections 10-12

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 […]

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). […]

Dollars and Sense 12-14

Our daily living curricula helps establish and develop participants’ ability to demonstrate greater independence in daily living tasks.  Using evidence-based strategies, the aim of this group is to teach participants […]

Ready 2 Work 15-17

Our vocational skills curricula help establish and develop participants’ skills related to exploring and attaining volunteer and employment opportunities. Using evidence-based strategies and curricula, the aim of this group is […]

FULL: Sports & Team Skills 5-9

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 […]

Dollars and Sense 15-17

Our daily living curricula helps establish and develop participants’ ability to demonstrate greater independence in daily living tasks.  Using evidence-based strategies, the aim of this group is to teach participants […]

FULL: Virtual Connection 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 […]

FULL: Home Safety 10-14

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 […]

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 […]

Keep Calm and Breathe On 10-12

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 […]

FULL: Virtual Connection 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 […]

FUNdamentals 4-6

FUNdamentals was developed to provide participants the necessary group and play skills required for participation in a group setting. Short activities are incorporated into each session that will create a […]

FULL: The 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 […]

Making Connections 15-17

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 […]

FULL: The Game Night 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 […]

FULL: Keep Calm and Breathe On 7-9

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 […]

Let’s Get Social 4-6

Our social skills curricula help to establish and develop participants’ skills in interacting and connecting with peers. Using evidence based strategies, this group will focus on further developing social skills […]

Making Connections 13-14

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 […]

FULL: Virtual Connection 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 […]

CLOSED: 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 […]

F.I.T. 9-14

The focus of this group is to foster the social skills characteristics of recreational activities. Each week participants will take part in activities aimed at promoting inclusion, cooperation and participation. […]

FULL: Online Chill: An Adult Social Group

Thursdays starting October 7, 2021 until December 9, 2021 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm Online Chill is a 10-week social group for adults with ASD, who are interested in meeting others […]

Keep Calm and Breathe On 13-14

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 […]

FULL: Virtual Connection 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 […]

Keep Calm and Breathe On 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 […]

FULL: Let’s Connect 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. Over the course of group, participants will engage […]

FULL: Virtual Saturday Connection

The Virtual Saturday Connection is a full-day group aimed at providing children and youth with an opportunity to engage in group activities, and connect with others their age. Activities may […]

Dungeons and Dragons

Guild Initiations will take place between Monday, October 11, 2021 and Friday, October 15, 2021. Session start date is pending the guild initiation completion. Dungeons & Dragons is, at its […]

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 […]

Funding Options – Foundational Family Services

Our Funding Options workshop focuses on an overview of Autism-related funding available in the province of Ontario. Learn more about funding that may be available to you, your child and/or […]

Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI-CPI)

This live webinar 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 […]

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 […]

Conflict Resolution (Day 2 of 2) – Young Adults Project

Objective: Practice applying the conflict resolution skills taught during Conflict Resolution (Day 1 of 2) through the use of scenarios. Suitable for: Participants who completed the ‘Conflict Resolution (Day 1 […]

First Time at School- Foundational Family Service

Whether a child is entering kindergarten, has been learning at home, or is new to the Ontario school system, the transition to school for the first time can be intimidating […]

Mock Interview Drop in – Young Adults Project

Objective: To practice interviewing, and apply what you have learned in the YAP interview workshops. Suitable for: Participants who have attended YAP interview groups, or looking for opportunities to practice […]

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 […]

Peer-led Support Group – 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 to voice of […]