Ministry guidelines for special education
Simcoe County District School Board
Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board
York Region District School Board
York Catholic District School Board
A parent's guide to special education
Planning Network Webcast- Special Education and Getting Supports for Your Child
Ministry of Education Identification Categories and Definitions
A Parent's Guide to IPRCs and IEPs
York Region District School Board- translated into many languages
Resources from the Ontario Teachers' Federation
IEPs for Parents- Simcoe District School Board
IEPs for Parents- York Region District School Board
IEPs for Parents- York Region District School Board- many languages
Ministry of Education Resource Guide for Parents
MyEP- York Catholic District School Board
Safety Plan Template and Sample
Easter Seals Kids at School
Tips for Accommodations and Modifications based on Diagnosis and Need
Easter Seals Presentation- Developing Effective IEPs
Examples of Modifications and Accommodations
A Parent's Guide to IPRCs and IEPs
Building Effective Partnerships with your child's school team
Advocacy: how to deal with concerns at school (Easter Seals)
Easter Seals "Keys to Special Education Conference" Webcasts and Handouts
Sharing your vision with the school team
Working with School Teams and Advocating for Your Child
Tips for advocating for your child at school
All About Me Document- sample 1
All About Me Document- sample 2
Transition to Post-Secondary
Inclusive Education Program at Ontario Colleges
OACRS Scholarship Award is offered by the Ontario Association of Children’s Rehabilitation Services (OACRS) for a youth who has been served by one of Ontario’s 21 children’s treatment centres. Deadline to apply each year is mid-April. Read about the CTN’s winners, here.
York University and Seneca College- Post-Secondary Attendant Care Program for students with physical disabilities
Ottawa's Carleton University and Algonquin College Attendant Care Program for students with physical disabilities
Tamara Gordon Foundation for Post-Secondary Funding
Easter Seals Scholarships
Portal for Awards and Scholarships for College and Universities- DisabilityAwards.ca
The Joubin/Selig Scholarship Fund providing financial assistance to post-secondary students in Ontario with permanent physical (mobility) disabilities.
Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) for students with special circumstances - If you have a permanent disability, you could be eligible for grants and bursaries in addition to an OSAP loan.
Students with learning disabilities
Scholarships for students with spinal cord injuries
National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS)
Post-secondary school supports for students with autism
Seneca and York University Programs for students with autism
Autism Ontario Post-Secondary Scholarships
Transition to Kindergarten Tips and Ideas
Transition Tips from Easter Seals (available in Simplified Chinese, Farsi, Spanish, French and English)
Tips for Successful Transitions- Easter Seals, Bloorview and OACRS
School Resources and Tips from Autism Ontario
Transition back to school after summer holidays
Transition Tips for High School students with CP
Transition Tips for High School students with special needs
The Ontario Federation of Teaching Parents
The Little Blue Schoolhouse for children with ASD
Ministry Transition “Pathways” Program
Transition Planning Tips and Ideas
Connectability.ca - resources for kids, youth and adults with disabilities.
YSSN: Virtual Family Support for Caregivers: Single Session Counselling
Who should attend?
Anyone in the York Region and South Simcoe areas who needs help getting through a mental health issue. No formal diagnosis required.
Kerry’s Place: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) for Caregivers
Please note that participants will not be certified. There is no cost to participate.
Building Brighter Futures Together.
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