Why should I involve my child in recreation opportunities?
• Learn new skills and participate in activities
• Increase physical abilities
• Enhance self-esteem and confidence
• Increase independence
• Improve social skills and make new friends
• Develop lifelong recreation attitudes and skills
Links to tips for participation in recreation programs from CanChild
Autism Ontario 1:1 Summer Support Worker Reimbursement
Autism Ontario March Break Reimbursement Fund
Camp Subsidy Listing
Many camps have changed during the pandemic. This is a full listing and some camps may be closed or moved to virtual for Summer 2021. Please contact the camp or check their websites for the most current information.
Ontario Camp Association Website and Listings
Camp Awakening is an outdoor recreation for youth with physical disabilities
Virtual Camp E-aster Seals for kids and youth with physical disabilities
Kinark Outdoor Centre a specialized summer camp experience for children and youth with complex neurological disorders or behavioural challenges
YMCA Simcoe Muskoka
Lyndsey Stevenato "Kids on the Move Day Camp"
Karma Country Camp
WindReach Farm Day Camp
New Tecumseth Summer Camps - Inclusion is offered (1:1)
Bradford West Gwillimbury - Camp BWG for kids age 4 - 11 years
La Cle Summer Camps
Woodwind South Camp
Alliston Gymnastics Club
Gibson Centre School of the Arts Camps
Summer Camp Guide for Simcoe County and York Region (2016)
Check your local municipalities for adapted camps or camps with inclusive workers.
A Parent's Guide to Inclusive Spring Fun
Indoor and Outdoor Winter Fun
FiddleHead Care Farm- Eco-Therapy Farm for kids and youth with special needs
Wasaga Beach Mobi-Mat
8 of the Best Wheelchair Accessible All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts
Tiffin Conservation Centre, Simcoe County
Town of New Tecumseth, Alliston, Beeton, Tottenham
(some pages are the main community page, please look for recreation or inclusive recreation)
Bradford and West Gwillimbury
Kerry's Place - (FFS) All About You- A Support Group For Siblings - Online
The All About You is an online support group for children, aged 8-12, with a sibling who has a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This group will offer interactive activities to create a fun space focused on them and their interests. This group strives to provide siblings with a safe space to express their feelings, learn about ASD, and meet and connect with other children whom share common experiences.
Kerry's Place - (FFS) Ontario Autism Program - Online
Foundational Family Services are available to all families registered in the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) as part of the new needs-based program.
This live webinar is for family members who live in York Region or Simcoe County and want to learn more about Foundational Family Services, including eligibility and how to find services.
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