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Autism and the Holidays: Tips for the Holidays from Hands

The holiday season has arrived, and Hands theFamilyHelpNetwork wants to help families celebrate and enjoy the holidays.  For families with children and youth on the Autism spectrum, the holiday season can be a wonderful time and one which can present some specific challenges.  With the COVID-19 pandemic potentially altering many family traditions this year, it

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Thank you to the Rotary Club of Nipissing

Thank you to the Rotary Club of Nipissing for donating a box of 50 face shields to Hands.  We appreciate your generosity and dedication to helping our community.

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Virtual Costume Contest at Hands

Virtual Costume Contest at Hands (Northern Ontario) With trick-or-treating and Halloween parties not happening for many families this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hands theFamilyHelpNetwork.ca is stepping up to help ensure kids get the chance to celebrate and show off their spooky and/or super-cute costumes with a Virtual Costume Contest. Hosted by Hands Autism

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Update: Virtual and In-Person Services During the Pandemic

An update on services during the pandemic Hands is well prepared to continue to meet the needs of our clients and families. The health and safety of our clients, families and employees remains our priority, informing every decision we make about our services.  Our clients have benefitted from our ability to offer virtual services throughout

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Hands ready to help families with children on Autism spectrum

Hands theFamilyHelpNetwork welcomes the August 4, 2020,  announcement from the honourable Todd Smith, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, regarding the launch of the first phase of Foundational Services for families in the Ontario Autism Program and is ready to help. “We are proud to be recognized as a leading agency in providing Foundational and

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