(Autism in Ontario)


bullet Autism Society of Ontario
bullet Ontario Association for Community Living; "What do you need to know
bullet Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario
bullet Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs
bullet Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities
bullet Ontario Adult Autism ~ Advocacy Organizations
bullet Ontario Adult Autism ~ Research and Support Network
bullet Ontario Special Olympics
bullet Epilepsy Ontario
bullet The Learning and Employment Assessment Profile (LEAP) helps individuals with learning disabilities become more effective at finding and keeping jobs. 
bullet ODSP Employment Supports is a voluntary program that helps people with disabilities find work.
bullet ODSP Employment Supports Application Package
bullet Policy Directives: ODSP Employment Support
bullet Children's Mental Health Ontario - Member Centres


bullet Family Alliance: Dealing with Governments and their Agencies in Ontario, Canada
bullet Ontario Association for Community Living ~ "What do you need to know about getting the best education possible for your child?" Information for parents and advocates - Spring 1999


bullet Ministry of Community and Social Services: Special Services at Home (SSAH) and Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD) {formerly Handicapped Children's Benefits - HCB}
bullet Contact Ministry of Community and Social Services (800-263-2014) – ask for applications for Special Services at Home (SSAH) and Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD) <Ministry of Community and Social Services (1-877-669-6658) –for applications for Special Services at Home (SSAH) and Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD)>. SSAH provides funding for in-home parent relief. For more information, visit the "Project Rainbow Suggests the Following Guidelines for Completing Annual Applications for The Special Services At Home Program" section of this website.
bullet Did you know you can get up to 75% funding from the Assistive Devices Program?  Find out more here.  ADP also covers a portion of augmentative communication devices such as Boardmaker. The remaining 25% is covered by Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities. 
bullet Bridges/Betacom
bullet ODSP Handbook


bullet Thames Valley Children's Centre
bullet Learning Disabilities Association of Sault Ste. Marie 
126 Queen Street East, Suite 104, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada, P6A 1Y5. 
Telephone: 705-942-4310  Fax: 705-945-0261
bullet SYNAPSE
Niagara Autism Connection
1578 Lookout Street, Ridgeville, Ont., L0S 1M0


bullet Dr. Szatmari's Autism/PDD Research Team
bullet Ontario Early Years Centres
bullet Ontario Early Years Plan
bullet Early Years Challenge Fund
bullet Ministry of Community, Family and Children's Services
bullet Developmental Services
bullet Provincial Municipal Liaison
bullet Children's Services
bullet Royal Commission on Learning
bullet Children's Health
bullet Ontario Provincial Health Insurance
bullet OAFCCD 2001 Directory of Speech and Language Summer Camps
bullet Adams Publications: Autism Books based in Ontario
bullet Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario: Resource Directory - directory of services for people with learning disabilities. Listings include contact information for and brief descriptions of many kinds of service providers, from psychologists to tutors to speech-language pathologists.
bullet Hiring mediators, therapists, respite workers etc? Don't know where to find them? Check out campusworklink -  Canada's Biggest Job Site for Students and Recent Graduates!
bullet Ontario Newspapers
bullet Resource List from Apraxia Ontario
bullet Shopper's Drug Mart - Home Health Care
bullet Speech and Language Links

For more info, please check our sections "Autism in Canada" and "Autism in York Region and the GTA"

For those of you in York Region, contact "Kerry's Place"  for autism services. I have been in contact with them and have found them most helpful, another good place to start. You can also check out our Beginner's Guide to Autism in York Region for resources and step-by-step guide.  Please check out our Parent Empowerment section for even more local information. ~ Liz

Ontario Based Advocacy Groups

bullet Ontario Human Rights Commission
bullet Ombudsman of Ontario Complaints against provincial government
bullet Elmira and District Association for Community Living
bullet Ontario Association for Community Living

Other Ontario Specific things related to disability issues that may be of use:

bullet Easter Seals Society of Ontario
bullet Ontario Association of Children's Mental Health Centres (OACMHC)
bullet Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council (HPRAC)
bullet Ontario Association For Families of Children with Communication Disorders (OAFCCD)
bullet Apraxia Ontario
bullet Ontarians with Disabilities Act Committee


bullet Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario
bullet Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office
bullet Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
bullet Guide to Ontario Courts
bullet Ministry of Health

Ontario Government

bullet Government of Ontario Telephone Directory
bullet Canada's Members of Parliament e-mail addresses
bullet Legislative Assembly of Ontario e-mail addresses
bullet Provincial Government of Ontario
bullet Government of Ontario
bullet Premier Ernie Eves' site
bullet Ontario Government Ministries and Agencies
bullet Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS)
bullet Ministry of Health

Government Information

bullet Ontario Government News headlines and press releases
bullet Government of Ontario Press Releases
bullet Publications Ontario, Queen's Printer
bullet Ontario government forms and applications


bullet Ontario Statutes and Regulations
bullet Ontario Employment Standards


bullet Individual Support Agreements for People with Developmental Disabilities
bullet Ministry of Community and Social Services and Children's Secretariat 2001-2002 Business Plan


Provincial Political Parties

bullet Ontario Liberal Party
bullet PC Caucus Web site

81: July 30, 2002

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