What’s New

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

Recent updates


Announcing Craig Thompson as new Service Coordinator for Ottawa and Cornwall Regions

We are very pleased to welcome Craig Thompson as our new Service Coordinator for Specialized Behavioural Support Services and Family Services ...
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Citizen Advocacy Walking In My Shoes (WIMS) Parent Group Tuesday, November 12 at 7pm

Our Walking In My Shoes (WIMS) Parent Group meeting is taking place on:  Tuesday, November 12 at 7pm. Helping your ...
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Mothercraft November Events Schedule

Mothercraft offers early learning programs and services that support early childhood development; and full-time, part-time and casual, licensed child care ...
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Upcoming courses: Parenting your Anxious Child November 13, 20 & 27

Under the expert direction of Betsy Mann at Family Services à la famille Ottawa, this three-week course offers an informative ...
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Upcoming courses: Discipline That Doesn’t Hurt Anyone November 14 until December 12

Under the expert direction of Susan Duke at Family Services Ottawa, this five-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration ...
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The Ontario Caregiver Helpline

The Ontario Caregiver Helpline provides caregivers with a one-stop resource for information and support. Whether you are looking for respite ...
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Hospice Care of Ottawa presents, Grief Keeping it Simple November 18

Dr. Bill Webster, founder and Executive Director of the Centre for the Grief Journey, will lead these seminars for professional ...
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Screening of Seeing the Unseen Film about Women on the Spectrum November 15

Free screening of "Seeing the Unseen," an 82 minute Icelandic film about women on the autism spectrum (ASD), followed by ...
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Speaking and Non-Speaking Autistic Students in Inclusive Education Research

This study seeks to explore the self-reported inclusive educational experiences of speaking and non-speaking autistic high school students in Canada ...
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All Together – A support group for the loved ones of the neurodiverse including ASD

New support group for family members and loved ones of the neurodiverse including ASD. Share your story Learn from the ...
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Events


Citizen Advocacy Walking In My Shoes (WIMS) Parent Group Tuesday, November 12 at 7pm

Our Walking In My Shoes (WIMS) Parent Group meeting is taking place on:  Tuesday, November 12 at 7pm. Helping your ...
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Screening of Seeing the Unseen Film about Women on the Spectrum November 15

Free screening of "Seeing the Unseen," an 82 minute Icelandic film about women on the autism spectrum (ASD), followed by ...
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Speaking and Non-Speaking Autistic Students in Inclusive Education Research

This study seeks to explore the self-reported inclusive educational experiences of speaking and non-speaking autistic high school students in Canada ...
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Inclusive Recreational Camp Fair – March 2020

Information from over 40 specialized camps including residential camps available.  Sunday March 8, 2020 ...
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Dalhousie University Recruiting Parents of Children with ASD

See Invitation for details and Poster ...
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Recreation


Screening of Seeing the Unseen Film about Women on the Spectrum November 15

Free screening of "Seeing the Unseen," an 82 minute Icelandic film about women on the autism spectrum (ASD), followed by ...
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Ottawa Special Hockey Stars – New Location

Please note the new location: Blackburn arena : 200 Glen Park Dr. in Gloucester Ottawa Special Hockey Stars  - Special ...
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Safe and Secure Book Club 2019-2020

A time for parents and caregivers of a person with a disability to meet, review, discuss and learn together with ...
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Prisms Options – Weekdays Programs, Prop Dancing and Yoga

Prisms Options Programs for teens and adults with special needs - Fall 2019 Life enhancing experiences adapted to suit the ...
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The Owl Cafe Schedule – Fall 2019

The Owl Cafe have over 35 years experience providing services to individuals with autism. Click here to read the flyer ...
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The Owl Cafe – Gaming Night

Join Others in a fun and relaxed setting to participate in video games, board games, karaoke and more! Click here ...
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MOVE TO THE BEAT Fall program

Prism Options is inviting you to register for their MOVE TO THE BEAT Fall program. Click here to read the ...
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Presentations / Workshops


Citizen Advocacy Walking In My Shoes (WIMS) Parent Group Tuesday, November 12 at 7pm

Our Walking In My Shoes (WIMS) Parent Group meeting is taking place on:  Tuesday, November 12 at 7pm. Helping your ...
Read More

Mothercraft November Events Schedule

Mothercraft offers early learning programs and services that support early childhood development; and full-time, part-time and casual, licensed child care ...
Read More

Upcoming courses: Parenting your Anxious Child November 13, 20 & 27

Under the expert direction of Betsy Mann at Family Services à la famille Ottawa, this three-week course offers an informative ...
Read More

Upcoming courses: Discipline That Doesn’t Hurt Anyone November 14 until December 12

Under the expert direction of Susan Duke at Family Services Ottawa, this five-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration ...
Read More

Hospice Care of Ottawa presents, Grief Keeping it Simple November 18

Dr. Bill Webster, founder and Executive Director of the Centre for the Grief Journey, will lead these seminars for professional ...
Read More

All Together – A support group for the loved ones of the neurodiverse including ASD

New support group for family members and loved ones of the neurodiverse including ASD. Share your story Learn from the ...
Read More

Super Food Club

A social group designed to help picky eaters try new foods ...
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Family Services Ottawa – Fall Parent Courses October – November 2019

Friends for Life, anxiety prevention program for 10-12 year old's. Wednesday, October 2nd – November 27, 2019                                                                   Discipline That Doesn’t ...
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Super Foods Club – Every Wednesday Oct 16 – December 18

A social group designed to help picky eaters try new foods Social Group Super Foods Club ...
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Fall 2019 Parenting Course “Friends for Life” October 2 -November 27

Friends for Life - An Anxiety Prevention Program for Children 10 - 12 years with mild to moderate anxiety ...
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Resources


Announcing Craig Thompson as new Service Coordinator for Ottawa and Cornwall Regions

We are very pleased to welcome Craig Thompson as our new Service Coordinator for Specialized Behavioural Support Services and Family Services ...
Read More

Mothercraft November Events Schedule

Mothercraft offers early learning programs and services that support early childhood development; and full-time, part-time and casual, licensed child care ...
Read More

The Ontario Caregiver Helpline

The Ontario Caregiver Helpline provides caregivers with a one-stop resource for information and support. Whether you are looking for respite ...
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Does OHIP Cover Medical Marijuana?

In this post, we’ll discuss if medical cannabis is covered by provincial health insurance programs or private insurance. https://apollocannabis.ca/does-ohip-cover-medical-marijuana/ ...
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Accessibility related services at the Ottawa Public Library (OPL)

Here are some accessibility related services at the Ottawa Public Library (OPL): Accessibility Status: For customers who require a longer ...
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Horizon Educational Consulting

Horizon Educational Consulting strives to empower parents in decision making to achieve short and long term educational goals for their ...
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Autism Resource Page

Autistic Home Decorating: Make Your Home Autism Friendly How to Help Your Child with Autism Cope During and After a ...
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Helpful Behaviour Guide

There are times we ignore behavior we don’t want, while attending to behavior we do want.  See Helpful Behavior Guide for tips ...
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Research Study for Parents/Guardians of youth 15-25 with ASD

Challenges and Resources During Transition adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to Adulthood Many young adults with autism spectrum disorder ...
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2019 Transition Events for Incoming Algonquin Students with ASD

The events are specifically for students with ASD who are planning to attend Algonquin College in the fall of 2019 ...
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Helpful tools


The Ontario Caregiver Helpline

The Ontario Caregiver Helpline provides caregivers with a one-stop resource for information and support. Whether you are looking for respite ...
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Want to create a good life for your loved one with a disability?

Transform your loved one's life to have vibrant relationships, a home they call their own, and meaning in their life ...
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Kids On the Autism Spectrum – Meltdowns After Their School day

The use of a coke can to explain a day at school - A shared story from The Mighty ...
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Newsletters / Resource Guides


Not for Profit Adult Day Program in Orleans Ontario

Fostering Forever Friendships will run Monday to Friday, from 9:00am to 3:00pm. http://www.fosteringforeverfriendships.weebly.com ...
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Community Partners French


Announcing Craig Thompson as new Service Coordinator for Ottawa and Cornwall Regions

We are very pleased to welcome Craig Thompson as our new Service Coordinator for Specialized Behavioural Support Services and Family Services ...
Read More

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