Category Archives: Transition

The Journey to adulthood Discussion Workshop

Autism Ontario – The Journey to Adulthood Discussion Workshop (for parents and caregivers of autistic youth ages 16-20)

A series of six discussions featuring topics relevant to the transition from youth to adulthood. Each session includes discussion and resources around specific topics on the journey to adulthood. Topics will include: Funding (as of age 18); Consent, capacity, and legal concerns; Post-secondary options; Employment, Advocacy, Mental health

Wednesdays, 7-830PM, March 13, – April 17, 2024.   **Registration opens Thursday February 29 at 7PM   https://www.autismontario.com/civicrm/event/info?id=9406

In-person Transition Planning Fair

SCS and DSOER will take part in the next Transition Fair hosted by the OCDSB’s Transition Team. Please find the invitation below.

The OCDSB’s Transition Team in Learning Support Services (LSS) invites youth with developmental disabilities and their parents/caregivers to an in-person resource fair, where they will have the opportunity to meet a variety of service providers in the Ottawa region and learn about programs available for youth with an intellectual disability, including:

  • Service coordination
  • Developmental Services Ontario (DSO)
  • Community day programs
  • Recreational programs
  • Sports
  • Housing
  • Family networks

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Confederation Education Centre (1645 Woodroffe Ave, Nepean, ON K2G 1W2)

This is a drop-in event; advance registration is not required.