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Program: Ontario Autism Program  
Organization: Ontario. Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Phone Numbers: 416-325-5666
Toll-Free: 1-888-284-8340
TTY: Child and Family Service Advocacy: 416-325-2648
Communications and Marketing Branch: 416-212-7072
Family Responsibility Office: 416-240-2414
Human Resources Branch: 416-327-4817
Hepburn Block, 6th Fl
80 Grosvenor St
Toronto, ON
M7A 1E9
Intersection: Bay St and College St
Location: Toronto (Old Toronto)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Service Description: Services focused on helping the child or youth with a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder and their families learn and build skills * services can be received directly through the regional service provider or families can receive funding to work with another service provider

Program includes:

Family Services and Training: Enrolled families can receive information and training within their community * may include workshops, seminars, consultations and information about autism spectrum disorders and about the Ontario Autism Program

Evidence Based Behavioural Services: Services to help encourage social skills and functional skills * works to discourage challenging behaviours * also works with families to help support their child's development * services are based on clinical assessments and are individualized

Family Support Worker: Assigned to families upon enrollment in program * develops Family Service Plan to help ensure that services are goal-centred * answers family questions

Fees: Free
Application: Call the toll-free number or call or visit a Regional Service Provider
Eligibility / Target Population: Children and youth with a diagnosed autism spectrum disorder and their families
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: French reception, programs, publications, and website
Area Served:
See Also: Autism

This information was last completely updated on February 15, 2018

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