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Sensitive Santa 2019

Sensitive Santa 2019 Sensitive Santa is a special time to visit with Santa for children with Autism. Bring your child for a ‘sensory friendly’ visit with Santa and enjoy holiday crafts! Families also receive 50% off photo packages. Thank you to our partners: Northgate Shopping Centre and Autism Ontario. Dates: Sunday, November 24, 2019 8:30

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Ontario Autism Program Advisory Panel’s Recommendations Welcomed by Hands

Ontario Autism Program Advisory Panel’s Recommendations Welcomed by Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) released the Ontario Autism Program Advisory Panel (Advisory Panel) Report, providing recommendations for a sustainable, needs-based Ontario Autism Program. At Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca (Hands) we have always believed strongly in providing services

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Hands’ 2018-2019 Annual Report

Hands’ 2018-2019 Annual Report View Hands’ 2018-2019 Annual Report

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Realizing the Potential: Strengthening the Ontario Mental Health System for Children, Youth and their Families

Realizing the Potential: Strengthening the Ontario Mental Health System for Children, Youth and their Families NOTE FROM THE CHILD AND YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH LEAD AGENCY CONSORTIUM PROVINCIAL PRIORITIES STANDING COMMITTEE The Child and Youth Mental Health Lead Agency Consortium is committed to the goal of continually improving child and youth mental health services in Ontario

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Sensory Sensitive Halloween Celebrations for Children with Autism

Sensory Sensitive Halloween Celebrations for Children with Autism Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca (Hands) is hosting free Sensory Sensitive Halloween Celebrations for children and youth with Autism, and their families, across Northeastern Ontario. Sensory Sensitive events provide children with Autism the opportunity to practice trick-or-treating and other activities associated with Halloween in a safe and inclusive environment. “Halloween

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