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March 25, 2020

COVID-19 MESSAGE TO FAMILIES

As we all work together to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want you to know that our team is working on innovative ways to support you and your family. These new support tools will vary from tip sheets to online sessions.  Please stay tuned for further details. If you are feeling anxious or isolated, we are here to support. Th...

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March 16, 2020

COVID-19 – Program and Service Cancellations

The health and safety of our families, our team and our community is our priority. To help slow the spread of the Covid19 virus, and out of an abundance of caution, we are cancelling all services and programs until Monday, April 6, 2020. We are monitoring the situation closely and will make decisions about resuming any programs or activities based ...

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March 12, 2020

COVID-19

There has been a lot of concerns expressed due to the recent announcement that an individual in Sudbury has tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19). We are monitoring the situation closely and will make decisions about any activities based on the latest advice from Public Health. Everything you need to know to ensure that you are personally...

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February 4, 2020

A Small Step to Rebuilding Capacity – Private and Public Service Providers Form a Northern Collaborative

Families in the North should choose who, where and when service is delivered and have access to the talented professionals they need. Over the last 18 months Child & Community Resources has lost over 90 talented professionals and many have left the field altogether. The lack of talented professionals in the North adds to the stress that fami...

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January 14, 2020

Working Together in 2020 for True Northern Strategy

Last year was an unprecedented time of disruption for autism services and we understand that many of you remain concerned about what will happen in 2020 and beyond. Since the New Year, we have been in contact with Minister Smith’s office several times to advocate for a true Northern Strategy that will build the required capacity to meet the ...

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December 17, 2019

Provincial Autism Strategy Announcement

Today’s announcement from the Provincial Government about plans for the new Ontario Autism Program (OAP) supports many recommendations in The Ontario Autism Advisory Panel Report. However as families, you have experienced unimaginable stress and challenges as you have waited for specifics on the new OAP. You have experienced the decreases in serv...

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December 6, 2019

Families Urgently Need Northern Strategy

Like many of you, we are eagerly anticipating an announcement from the Provincial Government about plans for the new Ontario Autism Program. We are hopeful Minister Todd Smith fully supports the recommendations in The Ontario Autism Advisory Panel Report and immediately begins to implement all recommendations for families living in Northern Ontari...

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November 12, 2019

New Partnership with FIREFLY to Help Deliver OAP Services in the North

CCR is working with community partners to prepare for the scheduled implementation of the new Ontario Autism Program in April 2020. Since changes were made to OAP last year we have experienced a significant reduction in our team and capacity. While the government’s Fall Economic Statement last week confirmed the funding they have been promising, ...

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