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FUNDING & other Support

The links below include a few of the funding and other forms of support. 

ONTARIO AUTISM PROGRAM: The Ministry (MCCSS) provides funding support to families with children on the autism spectrum via the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). Funding can be used for various Core Clinical Services including Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Therapy, ABA Parent Coaching and Training, and technology requirements related to goals. Families must first register with the program. For additional information, visit the website: Ontario Autism Program

ACCESS OAP: If you are not currently registered for the Ontario Autism Program, you can register via AccessOAP.  Visit the website for more information:

AUTISM ONTARIO:  This agency provides a range of services and supports for families of children with autism, including OAP Information Sessions, Family Supports, and webinars.  Families can apply for funding assistance for March Break and Summer Support. For additional information, visit their website: Autism Ontario

DISABILITY TAX CREDIT (DTC):  Families supporting an individual with a disability may be eligible for the disability tax credit through the Government of Canada. For additional information, visit their website:  Disability Tax Credit

CHILD DISABILITY BENEFIT:  Families eligible for the Disability Tax Credit and the Canada Child Benefit may also be eligible for the Child Disability Benefit through the Government of Canada. For additional information, visit their website:  Child Disability Benefit

ASSISTANCE FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS:  Caregivers supporting an individual with special needs may be eligible to receive financial assistance through the Ministry of Children, Community, and Social Services. For additional information, visit their website: Assistance for Children with Special Needs

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