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Autism Services

January 22, 2018

The new Independent Clinical Review (ICR) process for the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) is now available.

The ICR offers families and their children the opportunity to have key components of their OAP Behaviour Plan reviewed by a team of independent Clinical Reviewers.

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Le nouveau processus d’examen clinique independant (ECI) du Programme ontarien de services en matiere d’autisme (POSA) est maintenant disponible

L’ECI offre aux famil/es et a leurs enfants la possibilite de faire examiner Jes principaux elements du plan comportemental du POSA par une equipe
d’examinateurs cliniques independants.

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Announcement by MCYS on December 7, 2017 

Official MCYS News Release and detailed information 


Launch of Ontario Autism Program on June 26, 2017
In Toronto, the new Ontario Autism Program will be delivered in partnership by Adventure Place, Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre, The Etobicoke Children’s Centre, Geneva Centre for Autism, with lead agencies Surrey Place Centre and Kerry’s Place Autism Services.  The partnership will deliver outcome oriented and evidence based behaviour services under the name Toronto Autism Services
In the Toronto Region families can contact Surrey Place Centre at 416-925-5141, extension 2289, to refer to services for their children and youth as part of the single point of access.  General inquiries about the new Ontario Autism Program can be directed to Surrey Place Centre at 416-925-5141, extension 2700, or the Ministry of Children and Youth Services at 416-327-6790.

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