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Ontario Autism Program

In a follow-up to the recent announcement made by Minister Lisa MacLeaod regarding the changes to the Autism Ontario Program, Children’s Support by LifeWorks 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

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Ready, Set, Print!

To learn more about the 4-6 age group, click here. To learn more about the 5-7 age group, click here. Ready, Set, Print is a small group based program that focuses on developing the underlying skills for writing, including pencil grasp, fine motor skills, visual motor skills, spatial skills and motor planning. The program utilizes

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Social media: how to behave as a parent

Nowadays, social media is a part of the daily diet of activities of both teenagers and children.  Social media has its merits. However, it also has its fair share of potential disadvantages, especially for developing minds.    Parents and caregivers naturally wonder about their role in supervising their child’s social media involvement. Where is the limit?

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Holiday Gift Recommendations from our Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy & Speech-Language Pathology Team!

With the holidays just around the corner, our therapy team has put together a list of some of their favourite toys and games that are also excellent tools in helping children develop a wide range of skills. Hopefully, this will help parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles in selecting fun and educational toys as gifts for

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Social skills training

Social initiations, interacting with others, expressing emotions, and following directions are a few of many social skills. These skills, which are an integral part of a child`s development allow us to learn how to live with others and adapt to different situations in life. Social skills need to be learned through interactions with others. They

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Learning disability awareness month

October is Learning Disability Awareness month. A learning disability is not something that a person can outgrow, and it does not go away. Students with learning disabilities must recognize that they are not dumb, slow, unsuccessful, or any of the other negative labels that children who have learning disabilities may feel apply to them. In

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