Description: Presentations will be made by experts explaining service options for children up to 17 years of age.
The presentations will also be helpful to parents currently receiving funding.
Objective: To provide information for parents so they can make informed choices.
Topics include: What’s covered under the childhood budget, questions to ask service providers, scope of services, social skills programs, preparing teens for employment, and more.
Date: Saturday, February 1st, 2020
Registration: at 8:00am
Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location: RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON K1H 7X
Lunch is NOT provided, please bring your own lunch.
Snacks and beverages will be provided.
Priority registration is for parents/guardians.
Moderator: Suzanne Jacobson (QuickStart Early Intervention for Autism)
8:30 Welcome, Suzanne Jacobson
8:40 – 9:30 Kelsey McDaniel, Service Navigator with Autism Ontario for the East Region– Ottawa, Prescott-Russell, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry with Autism Ontario
Kelsey has the latest information from the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCS) on the one-time funding being issued to families on the Ontario Autism Program wait-list.
9:30 – 10:30 Yolanda Korneluk PhD., CPsych. Psychologist, Clinical Director at Emerging Minds
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:45 Robin Gaines Ph.D., SLP (C), CASLPO,
Speech/Language Pathologist and Clinical Researcher (Emerging Minds)
Robin will speak about the Scope of Speech/Language Pathology related to ASD
11:45 – 12:45 Vero Chiasson, Occupational Therapist/Ergothérapeute
Early Start Denver Model Trainer/Formatrice Modèle de Denver pour jeunes enfants at Emerging Minds est
Vero will speak about the Scope of Occupational Therapy related to ASD.
12:45 to 1:15 Lunch
1:15 to 2:15 Yolanda Korneluk, PhD., CPsych., Psychologist, Clinical Director at Emerging Minds
What services from 0 to 17 look like? Key professionals to include on a treatment team, and their role at various points throughout the lifespan.
2:15 – 3:00 – Kim Moore, BCBA from Aspire Academy
Kim will speak about ABA therapy.
3:00 to 3:15 – Break
3:15- 4:00 Hugh Nelson, Executive Director at Y’s Owl Maclure
Hugh will speak about:
4:00 – 4:30 Anne Huot, Vice-President Child Development and Community Services at CHEO
Anne will speak to us about:
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
QuickStart Early Intervention for Autism is pleased to present this free workshop for parents/guardians, sponsored by Coordinated Access.
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