The Children’s Case Management Team at SCS has compiled children’s resources available during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Click on this link to access the list:
“We went to his group home, but we didn’t know it could be months before we would be able to kiss or hug him again.” In this week’s timely blog of Autism Ontario, Monica Richardson writes about having a child on the spectrum that she can’t see because of the pandemic.
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A local MPP is running an ASD Webinar Series starting Tuesday May 5, 8 pm. Lineup for May 5 includes Jonathan Weiss, psychologist/researcher on ASD and mental health and Theresa and Erik Hedley (Teresa is mom to Erik, special educator and author; Erik is also a great speaker and self-advocate).
People can register by emailing email@example.com with the subject line ‘May 5th Webinar RSVP’
An article from Ottawamatters.com entitled Local MPP launching COVID-19 coping webinar for families of kids with autism
Samsung Canada and Autism Speaks Canada have joined forces to provide 1,000 tablets that will have a direct and crucial impact for the autism community across Canada.
The everyday challenges that affect the lives of individuals on the spectrum and their families vary and are only exacerbated by COVID-19. Autistic Canadians and their families are facing disruptions in accessing critical resources, supports and services to reach their full potential. Putting technology in their hands to support continuing education, access resources and specialized services, regulate mental health and build virtual communities.
Samsung, in partnership with Autism Speaks Canada are pleased to put technology in the hands of autistic Canadians and their families now when they need it the most.
Please see the website to Apply
Deadline is May 15th 2020