April 1, 2019 marks the start of changes to the delivery of Autism Services in the province of Ontario.
Please contact the Ontario Autism Program Central Intake and Registration team to register a child in the program or for inquiries regarding your Childhood Budget, funding agreement, payments to families and service providers and and/or reconciliation of a Childhood Budget.
Toll free number: 1-888-444-4530
Please visit the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
website, to learn more about the new program.
Our local Autism Ontario chapter - Autism Ontario Windsor Essex - is availble to assist parents of children/youth diagnosed with ASD to find services to purchase with their new OAP Childhood Budget, to provide information in their communities and to find qualified service providers and to share resources.
For more information, please contact OAP Service Navigation Autism Ontario at 1-800-472-7789, or visit their website.
Currently, staff employed by the John McGivney Children's Centre provide services to children and youth with autism in Windsor-Essex, as a part of the Thames Valley Children's Centre (TVCC) Autism Services program. Please visit the Autism/Behavioural Services
section on the TVCC website for more information.