Try our Special Needs Directory for more information on any of the organizations and services below:

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Diagnosis

A physician or psychologist can provide a diagnosis.

  • Trillium Health Partners Child and Family Services
  • Infant and Child Development Services Peel Trillium Health Partners
  • Trillium Health Partners Paediatric Outpatient Services
  • Erinoakkids

Service Co-ordination

Assistance with planning for service and case management.

  • ABA Based Services and Supports for Children and Youth with ASD
  • Brampton Caledon Community Living
  • Community Care Access Centre of Peel
  • Community Living Mississauga
  • Kerry's Place Autism Services
  • KIDS PATHWAYS PEEL
  • Trillium Health Partners Paediatric Outpatient Services

Respite/Parent Relief

In-home or out of home services enabling parents to take a break from their parenting responsibilities.

  • Brampton Caledon Community Living
  • Community Living Mississauga
  • Kerry's Place Autism Services
  • Peel Respite Services

Counseling and support groups

For children, families or siblings.

  • ABA Based Services and Supports for Children and Youth with ASD
  • Autism Ontario
  • Trillium Health Partners Child and Family Services
  • Geneva Centre for Autism
  • Kerry's Place Autism Services
  • Infant and Child Development Services Peel Trillium Health Partners
  • Treatment Research & Education for Autism and PDD
  • Peel Children's Centre
  • Tangerine Walk-In Counselling

Advocacy

Assistance in developing advocacy skills.

  • Autism Ontario
  • Brampton Caledon Community Living
  • Kerry's Place Autism Services
  • Infant and Child Development Services Peel Trillium Health Partners

Child Care Services

Provision of childcare services for children under the age of 12.

  • Region of Peel

Assistance in finding child care services

  • Brampton Caledon Community Living
  • Trillium Health Partners Child and Family Services
  • Region of Peel
  • Infant and Child Development Services Peel Trillium Health Partners

Child Care Support/Classroom Assistance

Additional staff support to childcare settings.

  • Brampton Caledon Community Living
  • Community Living Mississauga

Resource Teachers/Consultants

Child specific, on-going program support for childcare and educational settings.

  • Brampton Caledon Community Living
  • Credit Valley Hospital Child and Family Services
  • Community Living Mississauga
  • Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board
  • Peel Behavioural Services
  • Peel District School Board
  • Infant and Child Development Services Peel Trillium Health Partners
  • Region of Peel

Speech / Language Pathology Services.

  • ABA Based Services and Supports for Children and Youth with ASD
  • Trillium Health Partners Child and Family Services
  • Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board
  • Peel District School Board
  • Trillium Health Partners Paediatric Outpatient Services

Communication Programming

Skill building and information to enhance communication abilities. Includes augmentative communication strategies.

  • ABA Based Services and Supports for Children and Youth with ASD
  • Brampton Caledon Community Living
  • Trillium Health Partners Child and Family Services
  • Kerry's Place Autism Services
  • Infant and Child Development Services Peel Trillium Health Partners
  • Trillium Health Partners Paediatric Outpatient Services
  • Treatment Research & Education for Autism and PDD

Behavioural Intervention

Consultation, 1 to 1 programming, mediator training, Individual Behavioural programs.

  • ABA Based Services and Supports for Children and Youth with ASD
  • Trillium Health Partners Child and Family Services
  • Kerry's Place Autism Services
  • Peel Behavioural Services
  • Infant and Child Development Services Peel Trillium Health Partners
  • Treatment Research & Education for Autism and PDD

Intensive Behavioural Intervention (I.B.I./A.B.A.)

  • ABA Based Services and Supports for Children and Youth with ASD
  • Autism Intervention Services
  • Kerry's Place Autism Services West Region

Occupational Therapy/ Physio Therapy (O.T/ /P.T.)

Includes sensory processing and motor planning intervention.

  • Trillium Health Partners Child and Family Services
  • Infant and Child Development Services Peel Trillium Health Partners
  • Trillium Health Partners Paediatric Outpatient Services

Social Skills Training

Skill building to improve interactions with family, peers, neighbours, and community.

  • ABA Based Services and Supports for Children and Youth with ASD
  • Autism Ontario
  • Trillium Health Partners Child and Family Services
  • Kerry's Place Autism Services West Region
  • Peel Behavioural Services
  • Infant and Child Development Services Peel Trillium Health Partners
  • Trillium Health Partners Paediatric Outpatient Services
  • Treatment Research & Education for Autism and PDD

Day Treatment Service

School based services combining treatment and education.

  • Treatment Research & Education for Autism and PDD

Residential Services

Out of Home placement for individuals, unable to be supported in their family home.

  • Brampton Caledon Community Living
  • Community Living Mississauga
  • Kerry's Place Autism Services West Region
  • Treatment Research & Education for Autism and PDD

Crisis Services

Emergency, short-term support.

Transition from school

Assisting with the change from school to adult service system, including employment, education and recreational options.

  • ABA Based Services and Supports for Children and Youth with ASD
  • Brampton Caledon Community Living
  • Trillium Health Partners Child and Family Services
  • Community Living Mississauga
  • Kerry's Place Autism Services West Region

Training for Families

Providing families with information and skills, using workshop, seminar and course formats.

  • ABA Based Services and Supports for Children and Youth with ASD
  • Autism Society Ontario
  • Autism Ontario-Peel
  • Brampton Caledon Community Living
  • Trillium Health Partners Child and Family Services
  • Geneva Centre for Autism
  • Kerry's Place Autism Services West Region
  • Treatment Research & Education for Autism and PDD
  • Peel Behavioural Services

Financial Assistance

Allocation of funds for S.S.A.H. & A.C.S.D. (M.C.S.S. & M.C.Y.S.); childcare subsidy (Region of Peel), Respite funding.

  • Autism Ontario-Peel
  • Brampton Caledon Community Living
  • Community Living Mississauga

Training

Programs designed to enhance skills of professionals and non-professionals.

  • ABA Based Services and Supports for Children and Youth with ASD
  • Autism Ontario-Peel
  • Geneva Centre for Autism
  • Kerry's Place Autism Services West Region
  • Peel Behavioural Services
  • Treatment Research & Education for Autism and PDD