Foundational Family Services
Assisting families to support their child’s development
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The caregiver-child relationship is a life-long journey of learning and discovery, especially for caregivers raising a child with autism. Access to quality and timely information is critical for families to support their children and youth in reaching their full potential.
Foundational Family Services offer a wide range of evidence-based support provided in various formats to build family capacity to support their child’s ongoing learning and development. They may include:
- Family and peer mentoring
- Caregiver workshops and follow-up coaching sessions
- Brief targeted consultation
- Transition supports
- Family resource and clinic days
Foundational Family Services are available to all families registered with the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) at no cost.
OAP Free Services
Creating and Using Visuals – IN-PERSON EVENT
Review the benefits of visuals and provide an overview of the types you can use to support your child, such as daily schedules and token boards.
Building Conversation Skills
Understand the components of conversations, including questions and comments. Learn effective strategies for teaching conversation skills.
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