The below resources represent organizations that are independent from Hand Over Hand, and are provided for information purposes only.

Use these selected resources to find information, activities, organizations and assistance designed for individuals with developmental disorders and their families.

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A website that draws on user reviews to identify the accessibility status of public buildings around the world. It features an interactive map and permits users to add accessibility information for locations to the site.
#Educationalresource #Socialnetwork

An educational programme that combines the content & objectives of the Ontario Curriculum with Precision Teaching and Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) principles. It features small classes with a low teacher-to-student ratio designed to promote the development of social skills and academics.
#Educationalresource #Adultdaycentre

An organization that aims to support and advocate for Canadians with Autism and their families. This resource offers up-to-date information and collaborates with partner organizations to build capacity in primary sectors.

A comprehensive directory of resources across Canada for parents and caregivers of children with autism. This resource offers a robust filtering search feature that enables users to find community supports, medical and mental health professionals and a variety of other services that are geographically accessible.

An organization that promotes public awareness of the challenges facing individuals with autism and their families. This resource offers information and educational supports, as well as opportunities to connect with other members of the autism community.

A youth led initiative connecting teens living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to foster meaningful friendships, build confidence, and develop social skills in an inclusive & laid-back environment. It features weekly programming including games, arts and crafts, team-building activities, social discussion, and excursions into the community.
#HOHpartner #Communityprogram

A registered charity that provides camp, leadership and recreation programs for youth 9-24 years of age with physical disabilities that are integrated into mainstream camps. It offers boys and girls summer camps, a youth leadership development retreat and other off-season social events.

A special needs camp located in Bancroft, Ontario designed to help campers develop friendships and independence. It offers two programs: Everest for campers 8-13 which focuses on creating lasting friendships and Summit, for campers 13+ which focuses on different aspects of daily living.

A fun, supportive, flexible co-ed overnight summer camp that welcomes children and teens with special needs and developmental delays including Autism, Asperger's ADHD, OCD, learning disabilities, anxiety and social skills challenges. It features waterfront, skill building and creative and artistic activities.
#Inclusiverecreation #Camp

An outdoor day camp with an inclusion program for children with special needs. It features specially trained staff, adaptive equipment, modified programs and one-to-one support.
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