Tools for caregivers
The resources below provide information for those looking to increase their knowledge on the basics of behaviour, some tips for parents, and the provincial funding options available to those in need.
Autism Ontario is the province's leading source for information on autism. This organization is made up of knowledgable parents, professionals, and autistic self-advocates who speak of the key challenges that impact Ontarian's with autism and their loved ones.
Children 18 and under with an autism spectrum diagnosis may apply for funding to be used on qualified services and supports.
If you are a parent who is looking for more information on how to create a therapeutic environment which will best support your child's in-home services, this is an excellent resource.
This program helps Ontario families pay for services in or outside the home. For example, the family may hire someone to help their child learn independence, new skills, improve communications skills. In addition these funds allow families to access respite services.
The assistive devices program help people with long-term physical disabilities pay for customized equipment such as wheelchairs or hearing aids.