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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Aims to enhance the lives of people with an intellectual disability or autism, sensitize the community, develop innovative services and provide support to families.
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.
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.