The SPPI Expert Help Line has been created for staff, management, families, and caregivers in the developmental services sector so that we can easily direct your pandemic related questions to the appropriate expert.
Please see the SPPI Expert Hotline Flyer for more information
ABC Pediatric Therapies will be offering a new innovative telepractice speech-pathology program this summer that may be of interest to individuals and families affiliated with your organization.
Speech Pathology Intensive Summer Program flyer
Are your kids bored? Want them out of the house? Do your kids need social time? Not sure what do this summer with so many COVID-19 restrictions? Spectrum Insights will be continuing its Summer Programming that focus’s on Social & Life skills for Tier 1 ASD/ADHD teens.
Please see the Spectrum Insights Summer Camp 2020 Flyer for more information.
BEING studio is a community of artists with developmental disabilities. BEING has been continually adapting to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, and recently launched an exciting virtual program called BEING Home. The virtual program offers facilitated chat sessions, home art supply deliveries and video prompts to inspire art projects from home. What felt at first like a lifeline for our community has begun to open a world of possibility and expanded connection that we never thought possible.
For more information, please see the BEING home information package.
Although this may be a challenging time, we at CVE Inc. are here to support you with your employment support and any related items. We have created this fact ODSP & Covid-19 Fact Sheet to help you stay safe and healthy and to help educate you on the signs and symptoms of Covid-19. We are also including tips on how to take care of your mental health which is just as important as your physical health.
Autism Awareness Centre Celebrates 17 Years and along with Independent Living with Autism they have created a document called Your Roadmap to Success. It includes webinar events and other resources.
Please see Your Roadmap to Success for more information
A three-unit virtual course called Self Defined Living – A Path to a Quality Autistic Life by Becca Lory Hector. She has now developed a three-unit, virtual course called ‘Self Defined Living: A Path to a Quality Autistic Life’ that is designed to help autistic adults create their own thriving autistic life. Each unit consists of an hour-long video webinar, 3 downloadable companion exercises, and a group coaching call, with 1-on-1 mentoring sessions with Becca available to registrants at an additional, but discounted, cost.
For more information about the course, please click here
As we continue to move forward during these difficult times, we are hoping to work more closely with cultural associations to ensure that residents are informed and aware of the services and supports are available from the City of Ottawa, and across our city. To support these efforts the City of Ottawa’s Community and Social Services Department has developed a new webpage.
Please see this HNTF email for more information.
MindWare Academy is an environment that allows students with learning disabilities to grow emotionally, physically and academically. They provide support to children who have Asperger’s, Non-verbal Learning Disorder, Gifted L-D Dyslexia, ADHD, ect.
For more information, please see the MindWare Academy Flyer