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.

Recent updates


Temporary wage increase for direct support workers

Learn about temporary financial support to cover a wage increase for people and families who pay for services from eligible ...
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City of Ottawa – Community Safety and Well-Being Plan 2021

Everyone has a role to play in safety and well-being, and the City of Ottawa is seeking your feedback as ...
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The Starter Guide To Creating A Home – Free guide

Click here  to access the Starter Guide ...
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Ontario Expanding Supports – Webinars, resources and information

Ontario Expanding Supports – Webinars, resources and information (Bilingual) document ...
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Shared Connections – Inclusive and accessible Tech Support

Feeling left out of virtual activities and appointments? Are there obstacles keeping you from being able to fully participate in ...
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ABLE2 Virtual Valentine’s Dance – February 13th

See the poster ABLE2 Virtual Valentine’s dance 2021 for details ...
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Session Invitation: Human Rights, Disability and COVID-19

Please join Reach Canada, the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) and Ottawa human rights lawyer, Yavar Hameed, on ...
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netCle: customizable device for people with mobility limitations

For details about the netCle, please view the links below: Introduction to netCle netCle Benefits netCle Peripherals netClé Presentation (Organizations) ...
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Autism Awarewness Centre Inc. – Blog posts, Webinars and E-books

For more information on Blogs, Webinars and E-books, see the document: Successful Transitions from One Activity to Another for Individuals ...
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Free Estate Planning Guide Webinar – February 2nd 2021

Community Living Ontario & PooranLaw are hosting a webinar to showcase the updated Inspiring Possibilities: Estate Planning Guide 2020. For ...
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Events


ABLE2 Virtual Valentine’s Dance – February 13th

See the poster ABLE2 Virtual Valentine’s dance 2021 for details ...
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Free Estate Planning Guide Webinar – February 2nd 2021

Community Living Ontario & PooranLaw are hosting a webinar to showcase the updated Inspiring Possibilities: Estate Planning Guide 2020. For ...
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ABLE2 Grow Educational Series in 2021

ABLE2 is excited to continue its ABLE2 Grow Educational series in 2021! Our workshops will answer your questions and give ...
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TIPES Virtual Programs – January to March

Virtual Emotiplay Information Night – January 27th Stress Management for Children with ASD – February – March ...
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(Français) Patro d’Ottawa- programme JE SUIS BRANCHÉ

Sorry, this entry is only available in French ...
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Mothercraft Virtual Calendar – January 2021

Mothercraft Virtual Calendar for January 2021 ...
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DEEN Support Services

Disability Employment Equality Network is providing Emergency Response Support Services in light of Covid-19. Click the General COVID19 Flyer for ...
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Current and upcoming Courses for Neurodivergent Older teens and Adults

Dating Flyer Wholistic Self Improvement Course Zoom Music and Dancing Flyer ...
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Lotus Centre for Special Music Education 2020-2021 Programs

Virtual and in person programs and events offered by the Lotus Centre for Special Music Education. Please see their 2020-2021 ...
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Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities

The Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities (HCARDD) presents “In case your missed it” containing information on virtual courses ...
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Recreation


(Français) Patro d’Ottawa- programme JE SUIS BRANCHÉ

Sorry, this entry is only available in French ...
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Mothercraft Virtual Calendar – January 2021

Mothercraft Virtual Calendar for January 2021 ...
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Propeller Dance – Spring 2021 classes

Propeller Dance – Spring 2021 classes information ...
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Move to the Beat – 5 Sunday Winter 2021 Sessions

Drum, Shake the Tambourines, the Maracas and more !!! For Adults & Teens with Special Needs (including Autism & Other ...
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Friendly Fitness Circuit – Monday afternoons

Prism offer a Friendly Fitness Circuit on Monday afternoons located in Kanata. For dates and details, please see their Friendly ...
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PRISM Programs

PRISM Friendly Fitness Circuit PRISM Namaste Yoga for Teens and Adults ...
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Music and Dance Zoom classes

Music and Dance Zoom classes for children and teen/adults with special needs. See the Zoom Music and Dance for Adults  and ...
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Accessible Water Wheel Chairs in 3 Ottawa Parks

The City of Ottawa has Accessible Water Wheel Chairs now available ready to ride at some City Parks between noon ...
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Boxing Without Barriers Classes

Boxing Without Barriers is a non-contact boxing program for children, youth, and young adults (ages 7+) with special needs.  Classes ...
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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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Presentations / Workshops


Session Invitation: Human Rights, Disability and COVID-19

Please join Reach Canada, the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) and Ottawa human rights lawyer, Yavar Hameed, on ...
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Autism Awarewness Centre Inc. – Blog posts, Webinars and E-books

For more information on Blogs, Webinars and E-books, see the document: Successful Transitions from One Activity to Another for Individuals ...
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Free Estate Planning Guide Webinar – February 2nd 2021

Community Living Ontario & PooranLaw are hosting a webinar to showcase the updated Inspiring Possibilities: Estate Planning Guide 2020. For ...
Read More

ABLE2 Grow Educational Series in 2021

ABLE2 is excited to continue its ABLE2 Grow Educational series in 2021! Our workshops will answer your questions and give ...
Read More

DEEN Support Services

Disability Employment Equality Network is providing Emergency Response Support Services in light of Covid-19. Click the General COVID19 Flyer for ...
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Invitation to the Creating Your Individualized Housing Plan Virtual Workshop Series

Developmental Services Ontario Housing Navigators are offering this workshop series to help you begin creating an individualized housing and support ...
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Lotus Centre for Special Music Education 2020-2021 Programs

Virtual and in person programs and events offered by the Lotus Centre for Special Music Education. Please see their 2020-2021 ...
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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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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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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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Resources


Temporary wage increase for direct support workers

Learn about temporary financial support to cover a wage increase for people and families who pay for services from eligible ...
Read More

City of Ottawa – Community Safety and Well-Being Plan 2021

Everyone has a role to play in safety and well-being, and the City of Ottawa is seeking your feedback as ...
Read More

The Starter Guide To Creating A Home – Free guide

Click here  to access the Starter Guide ...
Read More

Shared Connections – Inclusive and accessible Tech Support

Feeling left out of virtual activities and appointments? Are there obstacles keeping you from being able to fully participate in ...
Read More

netCle: customizable device for people with mobility limitations

For details about the netCle, please view the links below: Introduction to netCle netCle Benefits netCle Peripherals netClé Presentation (Organizations) ...
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Autism Awarewness Centre Inc. – Blog posts, Webinars and E-books

For more information on Blogs, Webinars and E-books, see the document: Successful Transitions from One Activity to Another for Individuals ...
Read More

Free Estate Planning Guide Webinar – February 2nd 2021

Community Living Ontario & PooranLaw are hosting a webinar to showcase the updated Inspiring Possibilities: Estate Planning Guide 2020. For ...
Read More

Coaching for males on the spectrum from a unique perpective

Angus Baynham-McColl provides coaching for males on the spectrum from the unique perspective of being autistic himself. Fore more information, ...
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ABLE2 Grow Educational Series in 2021

ABLE2 is excited to continue its ABLE2 Grow Educational series in 2021! Our workshops will answer your questions and give ...
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TIPES Virtual Programs – January to March

Virtual Emotiplay Information Night – January 27th Stress Management for Children with ASD – February – March ...
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Helpful tools


The Starter Guide To Creating A Home – Free guide

Click here  to access the Starter Guide ...
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Shared Connections – Inclusive and accessible Tech Support

Feeling left out of virtual activities and appointments? Are there obstacles keeping you from being able to fully participate in ...
Read More

netCle: customizable device for people with mobility limitations

For details about the netCle, please view the links below: Introduction to netCle netCle Benefits netCle Peripherals netClé Presentation (Organizations) ...
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Autism Awarewness Centre Inc. – Blog posts, Webinars and E-books

For more information on Blogs, Webinars and E-books, see the document: Successful Transitions from One Activity to Another for Individuals ...
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ConnectAbility.ca – Covid-19 Resources

See ConnectAbility’s Resource Page for more information ...
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City of Ottawa launches Virtual Sign Language Service

For more information and links, please click the Virtual Sign Language service poster ...
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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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Newsletters / Resource Guides


Autism Awarewness Centre Inc. – Blog posts, Webinars and E-books

For more information on Blogs, Webinars and E-books, see the document: Successful Transitions from One Activity to Another for Individuals ...
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Autism Ontario Resources – Virtual Support & Newsletter

Autism Ontario – Connect with Us Virtually! Autism Ontario is currently offering a variety of online events, support groups and ...
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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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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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