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May 1, 2019

MCCSS Invites Families to Participate in Ontario Autism Consultations

The Ministry is engaging in a month-long series of public consultations on how children and youth with autism can better be supported.  Public consultations are being conducted through an online survey and telephone town halls.  Input will be used to determine how best to provide additional supports to children and youth with autism who have complex needs through additional direct funding.  To read more and to register to participate, visit the Ministry website.

Announcement - May 1, 2019


April 2, 2019

Ontario Government to Conduct Consultations to Continue to Enhance New Ontario Autism Program

Today the Ministers of Children, Community and Social Services, Education and Health and Long-Term Care jointly announced that the Ontario government will be conducting consultations to further enhance the new Ontario Autism Program (OAP).

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March 21, 2019

Enhancements to the Ontario Autism Program

The Minister of Children, Community and Social Services announced enhancements made to the Ontario Autism Program that included changes to the childhood budgets, expanding eligible services and allowing for a proper transition for families who currently have an Ontario Autism Program Behaviour Plan. 

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February 6, 2019

Changes to the Ontario Autism Program

On February 6th, the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) announced changes to the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) effective April 1st, 2019. 

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Visit the MCCSS website for more information on the Ontario Autism Program 

 

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Understanding Mental Health

Understanding Mental Health

Mental health refers to a person’s psychological and emotional well-being. It affects the way we think, feel and behave. A mental health problem can affect our ability to deal with life events.

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Understanding Autism

Understanding Autism

Research suggests that children with autism are able to form attachments. However the way they express attachment can be unusual and it may seem as if they are disconnected.

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