Augmentative Communication & Writing Aids Program (ACWA)
The Augmentative Communication & Writing Aids Program (ACWA) at Surrey Place is a specialized Augmentative and Alternative Communication clinic providing service to people with a developmental disability. ACWA was designated as a General Level clinic by the Assistive Devices Program of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in March 2007. Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) includes both face-to-face and written communication.
For more information about ACWA please see the links below:
Community Network of Specialized Care (CNSC) – Toronto Region
The Toronto Network of Specialized Care (TNSC) is part of the Central Region Community Network of Specialized Care, is connected to Developmental Services Ontario Toronto Region and fulfills the Ministry of Community and Social Services mandated Service Resolution function for Toronto. For more information please visit www.community-networks.ca/
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Adult Diagnostic Clinic (FASD Clinic)
The FASD Adult Diagnostic Clinic provides specialized diagnostic assessment and consultation to individuals 18 years of age and older with suspected Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and developmental disability. This is the first FASD Clinic specifically for adults in Ontario.
Mashkikiiwininiwag Mazinaatesijigan Wichiiwewin (MMW) – Clinical Videoconferencing Program
The program provides specialized clinical services and resources for adults living with developmental disabilities. It also provides a unique opportunity for individuals, families, caregivers, and professionals to share resources and information over significant geographic distances.
Videoconferencing technology allows participants to meet via high speed, secure telecommunication links, in real time, face to face. Surrey Place, in collaboration with its partners, provides this service to communities situated in Northwestern Ontario.
Local agencies, professionals, and communities have access to specialized (therapeutic) services and educational opportunities, that may otherwise not be available due to cost and other factors associated with the distances from major centers. For more information please click here.
Parenting Enhancement Program (PEP)
The Parenting Enhancement Program (PEP) provides parent skill training and support to parents with developmental disabilities. The purpose is to reduce risk of child neglect and to promote positive parent-child relationships.
The Transitions Team supports people with complex transition needs through customizable, interdisciplinary paid services. The service is to support organizations with individual transitions for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), and others. We offer services for all ages by preparing environments, staff, and caregivers with appropriate clinical services, tools, resources and education to ensure successful outcomes and prevent crises.
HOW DO WE WORK? We work directly with professionals, agencies, and organizations. We start with an individualized consultation to explore all possible services. We carefully plan and facilitate client-centered services to transition individuals for successful outcomes. We will connect with you at every step to track progress and make plan adjustments to ensure goals are met.
The team may include ABA Therapists, ASD Consultants, Audiologist, Behaviour Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologist, Blind and Low Vision Care, FASD Consultant, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers and many others.
COST: Since our plans are highly individualized, cost per team varies depending on your needs. Payment plans are available.
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