Office hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (closed from 12 to 1 for lunch). Other hours are available upon request. There is a wide range of resources available in the CTC library that parents/professionals can take out. To make an appointment for one on one support contact: Loni Rudnicki - Family Support Coordinator for the Potential Programme 807 622-9713 | firstname.lastname@example.org.
The family Support Coordinator's role for Autism Ontario - Potential Programme is to:
• Provide family support services in relation to ASD including sharing resources, education and direction to available supports and resource materials; liaise with parents and families in multiple ways including face to face and via phone, email, support group meetings, and Skype.
• Responsible for the complete implementation of all identified program deliverables as well as determining and addressing specific local needs for programs, resources, education and professional supports if available. Consider all resources available through government, community-based agencies and private providers, with an emphasis on promotion of evidence-based practices.
• Create greater awareness about ASD in the local communities through the development, coordination and sharing of resources.
• Work collaboratively with the local Chapter Leadership Council, Program Director, Provincial office staff and all staff and volunteers in the Chapters with the overall goal of providing the right supports and service.
• Develop collaborative relationships and network with related service providers to strengthen external partnerships, ensure leveraging of community resources, and avoid duplication of services.
Your child might have autism...
The Autism Parent Resource Kit | Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Resource Documents Special Education | Ontario Ministry of Education
In addition to policy documents, the ministry has published a number of resource documents to assist school boards in implementing policies and delivering high-quality special education programs and services.
Effective Education Practices for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Making A Difference From Evidence to Action