Promotes and supports adoption.
A family based, non-profit organization representing the interests of children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families from across Alberta.
Professional Social Workers in the North are found in many settings. Areas of practice include child protection, adoption, services to the aged and handicapped, alcohol and drug counseling, income support,
child and family therapies, mental health services, correctional services and social planning. There are few specialists – most social workers are called upon to provide a wide spectrum of services.
The purpose of the Autism Resource Centre (ARC) is to make available and accessible social support, self-help, public education, and a broad array of resources for persons with autism and their families. This includes a lending library for information, books, toys, and other educational resource materials.
A provincial, charitable organization, dedicated to providing quality treatment, educational and advocacy services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families. We are committed to assisting individuals realize their potential.
A Canadian website that lists babysitters with experience in looking after special needs children. Children come in all shapes and sizes; some need a bit of extra attention and care. However, finding a babysitter capable of caring for your child’s special needs can be difficult. This is why the Babysits for Special Needs program exists; for parents who are looking for the right attention and specialized care for their child.
Caregiver Centered Care is person-centered care for family caregivers. It is about a collaborative working relationship between families and health and community care professionals. This means supporting family caregivers in their caregiving role, decisions about services, care management, and advocacy.
An Ottawa region consultation service that was created especially for the parents of children with autism. Its first goal is to empower these parents to take control of their child’s progress while making changes to the family’s natural environment.
Empowered Kids Ontario (EKO) represents Ontario’s publicly-funded child development and rehabilitation sector. With the united voice of our members, we promote evidence-based investments, policies and programs enabling smart, innovative approaches and service delivery so kids with special needs and their families live their best lives.
A member-driven, not-for-profit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of people with developmental disabilities, their families and their friends.
Has been serving the Saint John area since 1929. The Agency is a private, not-for-profit organization helping men, women, children and families manage the challenges of today’s living conditions
Branch of the Alberta Government that provides services to children with disabilities.
A province-wide organization whose purpose is to support and strengthen families faced with the extraordinary circumstances that come with having a family member who has a disability.
Offers a broad range of assessment and therapeutic services to all people with special needs irrespective of their developmental stage. Their unique programming offers behaviour intervention, social and life skills training, academic support, and other services to youth of all ages.
We are a team of students motivated by personal struggles–and the struggles of those we know–to navigate the healthcare system and find appropriate resources for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially within families such as immigrants who are hindered by limited English language literacy. Our goal is to make this process as easy as possible for such families, and to help them take advantage of the several programs that are available to them.