Website provides information about OAFCCD activities and links to many other organizations that can help children and families including parent support, information on speech and language disorders and community programs.
Resource Links Directory
Our Resource Links Directory includes information about supports, programs and services available to families who have children or adults with special needs.
Website provides list and contact information for the 20 Children's Treatment Centres represented by OACRS.
An extensive Family Resource section provides articles and links on over 15 topics including advocacy, assistive devices, camps, child care, future planning, funding resources,
Programs and services for children with disabilities, with a special focus on developmental disability.
The Ontario government provides and funds many special programs and services to help these children and their families.
This sixteen page news digest contains two articles and further references. The first article speaks to the emotions that parents experience and offers a perspective for living and coping with the impact of disability on the family. The second article discusses topics such as:adjusting to this new life, accessing information and
Website provides information about the provincial organization PANDA and local organizations as well as information, support, resources (e.g. workshops) and inks about ADHD/ADD. Some links and articles are also in English.
This site provides access to services and information for persons with disabilities, family members, caregivers and all Canadians.
Website provides information about PLAN's programs and services, affiliates across the country, resources and public policy information.
Of special interest:
Public Policy section provides direct links to information about tax benefits (federal and BC provincial) and other financial assistance for people with disabilities and their families.
Projet Intégration Sociale des Enfants Handicapés en Milieu Scolaire (PISEHMS) (academic mainstreaming) (project for the social integration of differently-abled children within the academic mainstream)
Strengthening its ability to protect the health and safety of Canadians, the Government of Canada has delivered on its commitment to establish a new Public Health Agency of Canada and appoint a Chief Public Health Officer.
Website currently emphasizes: Access to Travel; Assistive Technology Links; Links to Federal Government Disability Information; Mapping for the Visually Impaired; "Benefits finder" helps locate services and programs by province and territory.