Kinark has provided services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families for almost 20 years, providing services to thousands of children and their families, and we will continue to offer high quality, evidenced-based autism services come April 1st.
In response to the government announced changes to the OAP, Kinark is developing a range of behavioural services and supports to meet the individualized needs of children and youth with autism to be available for purchase by families commencing in April. These will include assessment, individual and group based behavioural services for children with autism, as well as consultation and training for families and caregivers.
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Free Parent Education Video Series
During this time of transition, Kinark is offering a series of free educational videos that provide introductory and foundational information about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA).
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In April, Kinark’s services will include assessment, individual and group based behavioural services for children with autism, as well as consultation and training for families and caregivers.
Details about our services and how to access our autism program will be available on our website in the coming weeks.
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Ontario Autism Program (OAP)
Kinark provides a range of evidence-based, family-centred behaviour analytic services, including intensive intervention.
All children who currently have a behaviour plan will continue to receive the services outlined in that plan until its end date.
Updates about the Ontario Autism Program:
March 21, 2019 – The Ontario government announced changes to the Ontario Autism Program. To read the Ministry’s announcement, click here.
March 5, 2019 – Kinark Response to Government of Ontario Autism Program Changes
In response to questions from our clients about recent changes made to the Ontario Autism Program by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, and after further clarifying how the proposed changes may be implemented, Kinark has prepared the following statement which outlines our response, recommendations and how we are working to support Ontario families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). To read the statement, click here.
February 6, 2019 – The Ontario government announced changes to the Ontario Autism Program. Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, said the changes are intended to increase diagnostic capacity, clear the wait list for autism services over the next 18 months and give parents of children with autism more choice and greater flexibility in obtaining services for their children. To read the Ministry’s announcement, click here. For more information, visit the Ministry’s website.