What’s New

SCS in partnership with the Community Information Centre of Ottawa (CICO) is working to provide information about community resources and events.

Information about opportunities and services not provided by SCS is for information purposes only and does not constitute SCS’ recommendation or endorsement. We encourage you to contact event organizers directly to confirm that activities are not cancelled.

COVID-19: Information and Resources


Prime Minister announces supports for Canadians with disabilities to address challenges from COVID-19

Last week, SCS joined an initiative encouraging provincial organizations and our partners to send a letter to Prime Minister Justin ...
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CVE’s ODSP Covid Fact Sheet

Although this may be a challenging time, we at CVE Inc. are here to support you with your employment support ...
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The Human Needs Task Force (HNTF)

As we continue to move forward during these difficult times, we are hoping to work more closely with cultural associations ...
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WIMS Family Support, for a Coffee and Chat on June 16

We want to hear how you are coping during this challenging time, what has worked for you and your family ...
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Mental Heatlh Services at Youth Services Bureau (YSB) during COVID-19

Information on YSB’s services during COVID-19 ...
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Recent updates


Sector Pandemic Planning Initiative (SPPI) – Expert Help Line

The SPPI Expert Help Line has been created for staff, management, families, and caregivers in the developmental services sector so ...
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ABC Pediatric – Speech Pathology Intensive Summer Program

ABC Pediatric Therapies will be offering a new innovative telepractice speech-pathology program this summer that may be of interest to ...
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Spectrum Insights Summer Camp

Are your kids bored? Want them out of the house? Do your kids need social time? Not sure what do ...
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BEING Studio Information

BEING studio is a community of artists with developmental disabilities. BEING has been continually adapting to the challenges presented by ...
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City of Ottawa – Camp updates

Here are some of the updates from the City of Ottawa regarding summer camps: Update on summer camp programs – ...
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Prime Minister announces supports for Canadians with disabilities to address challenges from COVID-19

Last week, SCS joined an initiative encouraging provincial organizations and our partners to send a letter to Prime Minister Justin ...
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CVE’s ODSP Covid Fact Sheet

Although this may be a challenging time, we at CVE Inc. are here to support you with your employment support ...
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Your Roadmap to Success from Autism Awareness Centre & Independent Living with Autism

Autism Awareness Centre Celebrates 17 Years and along with Independent Living with Autism they have created a document called Your ...
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Self Defined Living – A Path to a Quality Autistic Life

A three-unit virtual course called Self Defined Living – A Path to a Quality Autistic Life by Becca Lory Hector ...
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The Human Needs Task Force (HNTF)

As we continue to move forward during these difficult times, we are hoping to work more closely with cultural associations ...
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Events


ABC Pediatric – Speech Pathology Intensive Summer Program

ABC Pediatric Therapies will be offering a new innovative telepractice speech-pathology program this summer that may be of interest to ...
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Spectrum Insights Summer Camp

Are your kids bored? Want them out of the house? Do your kids need social time? Not sure what do ...
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City of Ottawa – Camp updates

Here are some of the updates from the City of Ottawa regarding summer camps: Update on summer camp programs – ...
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Your Roadmap to Success from Autism Awareness Centre & Independent Living with Autism

Autism Awareness Centre Celebrates 17 Years and along with Independent Living with Autism they have created a document called Your ...
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Self Defined Living – A Path to a Quality Autistic Life

A three-unit virtual course called Self Defined Living – A Path to a Quality Autistic Life by Becca Lory Hector ...
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TIPES Mindful Parenting – Finding Connection in Crisis

Online zoom classes, date & times to be determined. Join parents from the Autism & ADHD community for this 4/part ...
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WIMS Family Support, for a Coffee and Chat on June 16

We want to hear how you are coping during this challenging time, what has worked for you and your family ...
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2020 Transition Events for Incoming Algonquin College Students with ASD

The Centre for Accessible Learning (CAL) and the Transition Support Centre (TSC) for students with ASD at Algonquin College is ...
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ABC Learning – Virtual Summer Camp June 29th – July 31st

A virtual summer camp presented by ABC Learning which will focus on collaborative problem solving, social/emotional regulation and academic integration ...
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DANEO Newsletter – May 2020

DANEO Newsletter – May 2020 ...
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Recreation


Spectrum Insights Summer Camp

Are your kids bored? Want them out of the house? Do your kids need social time? Not sure what do ...
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City of Ottawa – Camp updates

Here are some of the updates from the City of Ottawa regarding summer camps: Update on summer camp programs – ...
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ABC Learning – Virtual Summer Camp June 29th – July 31st

A virtual summer camp presented by ABC Learning which will focus on collaborative problem solving, social/emotional regulation and academic integration ...
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List of various Covid-19 Article and Resource Links

List of Covid-19 Article and Resource Links – Posted May 5th List of Covid-19 Article and Resource Links – Posted ...
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Limitless Youth Inc. & N.U.T.S. Ottawa programs

Click on the programs below for more information: High-Five! Light Switch Poster Together, Let’s Make a Comeback from Covid ...
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Zoom Music and Fitness for Adults

Click the Zoom Music and Fitness for Adults flyer for more information ...
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15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home

Broadway has never been more accessible than it is now. Here’s a list of Broadway plays and musicals you can ...
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Family Harmonies Offering Zoom Meetings

Since its humble beginnings in Spring of 2013, the Family Harmonies Familiales (FHF) daytime program has been a comfortable and ...
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Recreational Respite Lifestyle Ages 18+

Fun changes behaviour! Taking something that is good for your overall social, physical, emotional and mental well being and turning ...
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Fostering Forever Friendships Hosting Adult Day Program

Fostering Forever Friendships focuses on fostering the independence and continued growth of adults 18-45 years old with special needs in a ...
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Presentations / Workshops


Your Roadmap to Success from Autism Awareness Centre & Independent Living with Autism

Autism Awareness Centre Celebrates 17 Years and along with Independent Living with Autism they have created a document called Your ...
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Corbrook is offering FREE workshops on Zoom!

These workshops will give you the opportunity to gain new skills, explore various topics of interest, meet new people and ...
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Checking In – Disability Advocacy Network of Eastern Ontario

Greetings and we hope you and your families/friends are well and safe. We just wanted to check in with a ...
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Virtual Behavior Supports

With virtual behavior supports, parents and caregivers connect with a behavior consultant using clinical videoconferencing from their home. Behavior supports ...
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BounceBack

BounceBack® is a free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults ...
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Shoppers Online Stress Management Program

When coping with stress, know that there’s a silver lining. As COVID-19 disrupts our daily routines and creates a new ...
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Online Support and Training Resources During COVID-19

With so many people now in isolation, the Training Resource Network has been working hard to develop educational web resources ...
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Puzzle Project is for children 9-12 years of age with siblings with exceptionalities or disabilities.

Puzzle Project is for children 9-12 years of age with siblings with exceptionalities or disabilities. This is the link to ...
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Resources


Sector Pandemic Planning Initiative (SPPI) – Expert Help Line

The SPPI Expert Help Line has been created for staff, management, families, and caregivers in the developmental services sector so ...
Read More

ABC Pediatric – Speech Pathology Intensive Summer Program

ABC Pediatric Therapies will be offering a new innovative telepractice speech-pathology program this summer that may be of interest to ...
Read More

BEING Studio Information

BEING studio is a community of artists with developmental disabilities. BEING has been continually adapting to the challenges presented by ...
Read More

Prime Minister announces supports for Canadians with disabilities to address challenges from COVID-19

Last week, SCS joined an initiative encouraging provincial organizations and our partners to send a letter to Prime Minister Justin ...
Read More

CVE’s ODSP Covid Fact Sheet

Although this may be a challenging time, we at CVE Inc. are here to support you with your employment support ...
Read More

Your Roadmap to Success from Autism Awareness Centre & Independent Living with Autism

Autism Awareness Centre Celebrates 17 Years and along with Independent Living with Autism they have created a document called Your ...
Read More

The Human Needs Task Force (HNTF)

As we continue to move forward during these difficult times, we are hoping to work more closely with cultural associations ...
Read More

MindWare Academy for Grades 1-8

MindWare Academy is an environment that allows students with learning disabilities to grow emotionally, physically and academically. They provide support ...
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TIPES Mindful Parenting – Finding Connection in Crisis

Online zoom classes, date & times to be determined. Join parents from the Autism & ADHD community for this 4/part ...
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WIMS Family Support, for a Coffee and Chat on June 16

We want to hear how you are coping during this challenging time, what has worked for you and your family ...
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Helpful tools


Creating and Using an Activity Calendar

A calendar can serve a wide variety of purposes. Calendars can help us remember what we have to do, where ...
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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 ...
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Help prevent the spread – Multi-language visual posters

Help-Prevent-the-Spread-of-COVID-19-English Help-Prevent-the-Spread-of-COVID-19-French Help-Prevent-the-Spread-of-COVID-19-Arabic Help-Prevent-the-Spread-of-COVID-19-Punjabi ...
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Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times

An informational document developed by the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute Autism Team. Click Supporting Individuals with Autism ...
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Recreational Respite offers Virtual Services

Recreation Therapists promote inclusion, encourage community participation and nurture social connectivity for children, youth and adults with disabilities and mental ...
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New COVID-19 text and chat line

Together with the Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women, Interval House of Ottawa, Ottawa Victim Services and the Eastern ...
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COVID-19: Information and Resources

In light of the outbreaks of COVID-19, we all play a role in preventing the virus from spreading. Please find ...
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New Name and Brand for SCS

We are pleased to ANNOUNCE our new name and brand! (more…) ...
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Newsletters / Resource Guides


TAC Bulletin – May 2020

TAC Bulletin – May 2020 ...
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DANEO Newsletter – May 2020

DANEO Newsletter – May 2020 ...
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Update Friday – Community Living Ontario

As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread, social distancing, self-isolation, and quarantine have become part of our daily lives. As ...
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Positive Approaches Journal

Pennsylvania’s Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) and the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) announce the publication ...
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Camila’s Story, by SCS

Many families will tell you, taking care of a relative with a developmental disability is often comparable to working a ...
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What does the 2019 Provincial budget mean for people supported by SCS?

The Ontario government released its 2019 budget on Thursday April 11th.It includes decisions that may influence developmental services and other ...
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Meet Tomas, a Participant of Adult Case Management at Service Coordination

“Cooking is not difficult. Cooking is easy.” Tomas works in an Italian restaurant’s kitchen. He takes care of dishes and ...
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Meet George, a Participant of Case Management at Service Coordination

Karen knows the advocacy and determination that comes with having a child with many disabilities. She and George, her 18-year-old ...
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