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Posted 02.16.23 in NewsBack

Hands theFamilyHelpNetwork.ca is hosting a free Autism Community Clinic in New Liskeard on Thursday, February 23 and Friday, February 24, 2023.

The in-person community clinic will feature training sessions and provide attendees with access to resources. Caregivers and families with a child or youth with Autism will also be able to engage in one-on-one meetings with a Family Service Coordinator and other experts. Visit the website or follow us on Facebook (@handsautismservices) for more information.

The Clinic will take place at the North Eastern Ontario Family and Children’s Services (NEOFACS) Office at 25 Paget St N, New Liskeard.

There is no cost to attend the clinic, however, spaces are limited. Register now by emailing [email protected] or calling 1-800-668-8555 ext. 1333. The clinic may permit walk-in participants as space allows. Caregivers and families are encouraged to register to avoid disappointment.

“This has been a challenging time for many caregivers and families, with many changes to the Ontario Autism Program as well as the pandemic. We want to help by bringing our expertise directly to New Liskeard and the surrounding areas for the people who can benefit most,” said Paula Barnes, Manager of Autism Services at Hands.

The community clinic offers families and caregivers of children and youth with Autism the opportunity to:

Specific schedules for each day are as follows:

COVID-19 safety measures are in place. Hands employees who are meeting with clients and families are well-trained in Infection Prevention and Control practices to help keep everyone safe.