Prior to starting in intensive services ( IBI) within Toronto Autism Services at The Etobicoke Children’s Centre (ECC), Ella was attending Silvercreek Nursery School in their preschool room. At the initial Service planning/Agreement meeting Grace … [Read more...] about Mother happy her daughter has "best of both worlds" as she begins Toronto Autism Services
“If I can say that I have seen miracles happen, then I would say that I have definitely seen it happen at IBI. My daughter Zahra is on the severe end of the Autism Spectrum Disorder and her experience of less than 4 months at IBI has been truly … [Read more...] about Parent describes the impact of positive change on the lives of our learners!
At our Surrey Place Centre TPAS West 3 IBI Team we have been providing some parent training in order to generalize toileting to the home. One morning at drop off, a staff asked one of our moms how toilet training at home was going. The mom … [Read more...] about TPAS Helps in Many Ways – Celebrating All Success
I am so happy. I see so many changes in my son since he started at TPAS. He is more focused and he listens more. The teacher at his school also has noticed these changes. Before he was not interested in playing ball but now he wants to play. Before … [Read more...] about TPAS at Surrey Place Centre Has Made A Difference
“Most helpful about the IBI services my child receives are communication, coping strategies for behaviour and education on how to deal with challenges… Not only support for my child, but support for the family as a whole.” … [Read more...] about The support we provided for the entire family is important to this parent!
“I was unsure about methods and was really not sure if IBI was a good fit for my child. It has exceeded my expectations and made some life altering affects for our family.” … [Read more...] about Families can feel uncertain about our work at the beginning and we love to hear about the positive impact the program has for them.
“I was expecting some change in my son’s behaviour and he has changed very much! That was a miracle to me. I can’t imagine what I would have done without those amazing people. The IBI program changed my boy, I credit the people that work there at … [Read more...] about When a learner makes progress the impact on their family can be intense.
“Our IBI experience for our son Matthew can be summed up with the following… what a crazy, emotional, intense, frustrating, sometimes scary yet incredibly amazing rewarding experience! Matthew spent about 21 months in therapy and during that time we … [Read more...] about Parent feedback – ‘IBI therapy worked for my son’
Michael Power – St. Joseph High School, a secondary school in the Etobicoke district of the city of Toronto, has been making the holidays for dozens of Surrey Place Centre families a bit brighter. Every year, the school gathers to provide local … [Read more...] about Michael Power – St. Joseph High Supports Surrey Place Centre Families with Annual Christmas Bundles
A mother shares how one of our therapists has supported her adult daughter living with autism: “I feel that my daughter is receiving a tremendous amount of support and guidance from Bharathy (Therapist in the Adult Program at Surrey Place Centre). … [Read more...] about A Mother’s Words: ‘Having Autism in Adulthood is Extremely Difficult for Both the Individual and Parent’