Category Archives: Covid-19

ASD webinar series with Jeremy Roberts starting May 5th

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 michael.pew@ontario.ca 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

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

COVID-19: CRITICAL FAQs from P4P Planning Network

With the COVID-19 pandemic, questions around income and housing supports and other critical issues are at the forefront of all of our minds. Our Critical FAQs page was created to help you navigate this new normal. Organized by category, it answers critical questions and links to the latest resources. New information is coming out daily and it’s hard to stay up to date. Both the federal and provincial governments are rolling out programs quickly. We’ll update this page as new information comes available.

See P4P Planning Network  Website for more information