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Autism Ontario is happy to announce that the 2021 One to One Summer Support Worker Reimbursement Fund is now open for application!
Applications are due by June 28th!
Reimbursements will be provided based on a random selection made from all eligible applicants who apply by Monday, June 28th, 2021.
Check out what's happening at Kerry's Place. To see online calendar, click here.
Starting in March, Ontario will begin offering core clinical services for children in the Ontario Autism Program. These services include applied behaviour analysis, speech language pathology, occupational therapy and mental health supports based on the child's individual needs.
Learn more about these new core services by clicking here.
The Young Adults Project (YAP) will be expanding its virtual employment supports into the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph and surrounding areas and Durham and Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge: including Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough from now until the end of February 2021.
YAP participants work 1:1 with an Autism Consultant to collaborate and establish employment goals and to work towards obtaining meaningful employment.
For more information about the program, click here.