Who we are We are the proud parents of four beautiful boys: Thomas (11), George (10), Peter (7) and Charlie (5).  Our son Peter is autistic, which means that autism touches our whole family. Peter’s autism is a part of who he is, and that can mean so many things.  His behaviours can be exhausting,

In a follow-up to the recent announcement made by Minister Lisa MacLeaod regarding the changes to the Autism Ontario Program, Morneau Shepell Children’s Support Solutions would like to assure families that we are committed to serving high quality, evidence-based behaviour analytic services to our clients. At CSS, we stand with our families and providers through times

Speech-language pathologists or SLPs are an integral part of an Autism team. Challenges with social communication are a trademark of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and speech-language pathologists are clinical professionals that specialize in all areas of communication.Speech-language therapy is more than working on lisps and stutters. The scope of practice for Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) includes

Autism To be diagnosed with autism, an individual needs to demonstrate challenges in the areas of social communication as well as restrictive or repetitive patterns of behaviour (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)). Some examples of challenges in the area of social communication may include: difficulty having a conversation with others initiating or

Speech strategies to support communication and language development in children with ASD Every child on the autism spectrum is unique and special, so strategies that work for each child will depend on that child and what is motivating to them. Here are ten great speech language pathology strategies that will encourage language development in children