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Parenting & Family Resources in Canada

Our list of best links, tools, and resources in Canada to help support Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asperger’s), and related disorders.

Mira – Guide Dogs

Founded in 1981, Mira is a non-profit organization that offers free guide dogs and service dogs to people living with visual impairments and physical disabilities and to youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Nova Scotia Association of Social Workers

Promotes and regulates the practice of social work so its members can provide a high standard of service that respects diversity, promotes social justice, and enhances the worth, self- determination and potential of individuals, families and communities.

Nova Scotia Family and Children’s Services

The four sections of the Family and Children’s Services Division provide a range of services to children, youth and their families. These services provide community-based, prevention-oriented supports for both children and families.

Peel Children’s Centre

A fully accredited, community-based children’s mental health centre. Located centrally within the Region of Peel, the Centre offers a comprehensive continuum of high quality, innovative services to more than 4,000 children, youth and their families each year.

Shamrock Farm Centre for Autism

Through the Shamrock Farm Centre for Autism, the Society will provide highly effective treatment and intervention to people with Autism and their Families. The centre will help many persons with ASD learn to communicate effectively, share in family life or gain meaningful employment.

SNOW (Special Needs Opportunity Windows)

The Special Needs Opportunity Windows or SNOW Project is a provider of online resources and professional development opportunities for educators and parents of students with special needs.

Surrey Place Centre – Toronto

A leading community-based organization in Toronto providing complex diagnostics, counseling, service coordination, behavioural therapy and educational programs to people living with a developmental disability and their families.

The Asante Centre

The Asante Centre is located in the downtown core of Maple Ridge, BC. Governed by the Greater Vancouver Fetal Alcohol Society, we offer diagnostic, assessment and family support services, based on a multidisciplinary team approach, for children, youth and adults affected by FASD.

Turning Tides

Support students of all ages and abilities with tutoring and social skills programs. Parents can learn more about learning disabilities and parenting strategies through their community workshops and conferences. Educators, psychologists and other professionals can also share in their knowledge through professional development workshops and customized training opportunities.

Vancouver Parents Transition Group

An education and support group for parents of youth with disabilities who are transitioning to adulthood. The group meets once per month and features guest speakers who provide information and support to families.

Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Westcoast supports the healthy development of children, families and their communities by providing child development and child care information, referrals, training and resources for parents, caregivers and others who provide services to children and families.

Westcoast Family Resources Society

A community-based Lower Mainland non-profit society offering programs to children and families experiencing difficulties, to children at risk and to individuals looking to improve their parenting skills. The Society delivers child-centered, family focused programs, respecting the dignity and integrity of all family members.