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.
This non-profit project will develop pathways to secure housing for Autistic adults that include supports and services as needed, as well as solutions for home builders. Long term, these solutions will increase safety and reduce risks — including the risk of homelessness for Autistic adults.
Parents of 3 boys with autism who train service dogs for children with autism. They deliver our dogs anywhere in the USA as well as train the families getting the 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).
A provincial non-profit organization which works on behalf of children and adults with an intellectual disability and their families.
Works with and on behalf of individuals with a developmental disability and their families.
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.
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.
Pastel Special Education aims to support educators and families with children on the autism spectrum. We understand that teachers and childhood educators strive to provide the highest quality education for their students, and we understand that working with children with autism spectrum disorder can be challenging. We hope to alleviate these challenges and promote supportive interactions through our augmented reality application and educational videos. Our method is to place individuals in the shoes of a child with autism and provide practical skills that can be applied. Through this, we hope to help people understand autism, build empathy, and learn skills to support children.
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.
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.
Siblings Canada, an initiative of the Canadian Centre for Caregiving Excellence (CCCE), raises awareness of the critical role siblings play in creating robust and responsive systems of care for people with disabilities. We serve as a source of relevant knowledge, learning and resources for sibling caregivers and the organizations supporting them.
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.
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.
Currently the lack of housing throughout Alberta has created a significant crisis that is impacting the most vulnerable members of our communities. TeamMason2021 Foundation has been established to meet this growing need.