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


(Français) Séance d’information – le 29 septembre 2020

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Virtual Info Session – September 23rd 2020

Please Join Caitlin Cardill, Erin Kelley and Richard Liss for a presentation, followed by a Q&A period, on planning and ...
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TIPES October 2020 Events

TIPES – Mindfulness for Teens TIPES – Mindful Parenting, finding connection in crisis ...
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One-time 600$ payment from CRA for people with disabilities

You must apply for the Disability Tax Credit before September 25th 2020. For eligibility details, further directives and information, please ...
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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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Ask the Experts – September 17th 2020

KPOPELAW Q&A session where they’ll answer pressing questions. For more information on the topics and to register, click here ...
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PRISM Programs

PRISM Friendly Fitness Circuit PRISM Namaste Yoga for Teens and Adults ...
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Destiny’s Way Support Services COVID-19 Policies & Procedures

Please view the DWSS COVID-19 Policy & Procedures ...
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Propeller Dance Digital Classes Fall 2020

To register, please see the Propeller Dance Digital Classes Fall 2020 flyer ...
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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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Events


TIPES October 2020 Events

TIPES – Mindfulness for Teens TIPES – Mindful Parenting, finding connection in crisis ...
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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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Ask the Experts – September 17th 2020

KPOPELAW Q&A session where they’ll answer pressing questions. For more information on the topics and to register, click here ...
Read More

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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Fall Parenting Programs offered by Family Services Ottawa

Family Services Ottawa will be offering their Fall programs virtually and registration is now open for all programs.  Please see ...
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(Français) Mind Institute Webinar on Women on the Spectrum

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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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ABLE2 Grow Programs

I am delighted to be able to announce some new and exciting opportunities for growth, learning and support for parents, ...
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TIPES Mental Health Services & Summer Social

For details on TIPES Mental Health Services, please view their flyer here. TIPES Summer Social events will be taking place ...
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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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Recreation


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 ...
Read More

Propeller Dance Digital Classes Fall 2020

To register, please see the Propeller Dance Digital Classes Fall 2020 flyer ...
Read More

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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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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Presentations / Workshops


(Français) Séance d’information – le 29 septembre 2020

Sorry, this entry is only available in French ...
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Virtual Info Session – September 23rd 2020

Please Join Caitlin Cardill, Erin Kelley and Richard Liss for a presentation, followed by a Q&A period, on planning and ...
Read More

Ask the Experts – September 17th 2020

KPOPELAW Q&A session where they’ll answer pressing questions. For more information on the topics and to register, click here ...
Read More

Fall Parenting Programs offered by Family Services Ottawa

Family Services Ottawa will be offering their Fall programs virtually and registration is now open for all programs.  Please see ...
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(Français) Mind Institute Webinar on Women on the Spectrum

Sorry, this entry is only available in French ...
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CHEO virtual care update – August & September 2020

CHEO will be offering free virtual workshops in August and September so please visit the CHEO website to have the ...
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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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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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Resources


(Français) Séance d’information – le 29 septembre 2020

Sorry, this entry is only available in French ...
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Virtual Info Session – September 23rd 2020

Please Join Caitlin Cardill, Erin Kelley and Richard Liss for a presentation, followed by a Q&A period, on planning and ...
Read More

TIPES October 2020 Events

TIPES – Mindfulness for Teens TIPES – Mindful Parenting, finding connection in crisis ...
Read More

One-time 600$ payment from CRA for people with disabilities

You must apply for the Disability Tax Credit before September 25th 2020. For eligibility details, further directives and information, please ...
Read More

Ask the Experts – September 17th 2020

KPOPELAW Q&A session where they’ll answer pressing questions. For more information on the topics and to register, click here ...
Read More

Destiny’s Way Support Services COVID-19 Policies & Procedures

Please view the DWSS COVID-19 Policy & Procedures ...
Read More

Fall Parenting Programs offered by Family Services Ottawa

Family Services Ottawa will be offering their Fall programs virtually and registration is now open for all programs.  Please see ...
Read More

(Français) Mind Institute Webinar on Women on the Spectrum

Sorry, this entry is only available in French ...
Read More

ABLE2 Grow Programs

I am delighted to be able to announce some new and exciting opportunities for growth, learning and support for parents, ...
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Student Links from Community Living Ontario

The intent of Student Links is to assist students between the ages of 14 and 21, who have an intellectual ...
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Helpful tools


ABLE2 Grow Programs

I am delighted to be able to announce some new and exciting opportunities for growth, learning and support for parents, ...
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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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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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Newsletters / Resource Guides


DANEO Newsletter – July 2020

DISABILITY ADVOCACY NETWORK OF EASTERN ONTARIO DANEO Newsletter July 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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