Alphabetical Listing

We work to support children and their families to achieve the highest possible quality of life.  We offer a variety of services, programs, education opportunities, participation activities and resources for children, youth  and their families. 

Services

We serve children and youth with autism who are eligible for registration with the OAP.
These services focus on children and their families from birth to school entry. Services are community-based
TVCC Clinicians support clients to have the best options for them in equipment, seating and splinting
TVCC is not only here to support children and youth, we also have services for the caregivers in their lives.
TVCC Occupational Therapists (OT) provide services to infants, children, youth and their families.
TVCC PT’s can help with strength, flexibility, coordination, walking (with and/or without equipment)
Having fun and being active are important for all children and youth. Our team of Recreation Therapists is here to help kids be kids...
TVCC offers services to support clients, families, and schools with the needs that come up in the school years.
TVCC offers many paediatric medical and dental clinics. Most clinics are organized by diagnosis.
Speech-language pathologist (SLP) support communication, speech and language needs
TVCC provides oversight and administration of the Blind Low Vision Early Intervention and Infant Hearing Programs.
Growing up is an important part of childhood. Our Horizons team supports that growth...

Programs

Outreach program for children and adolescents with diagnosed, acquired brain injuries (ABI)
We recognize the importance of physical activity and recreation for the physical, emotional, social
Adaptive Technology Service’s goal is to help make the equipment you need right for you!  We des
For clients who need a consult with an Orthopaedic Surgeon and/or Physiotherapist.
This service supports children and youth to develop their face-to-face and written communication skills.
Biking with family and friends is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, exercise and simply have fun.
Providing child and family centred education, services and support for parents of children who were born blind or with low vision.
Acute Therapy following obstetrical nerve injury to the upper extremity.
For parents and caregivers of young children with autism - free of charge.
For infants, children, and youth with a diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy who have complex needs requiring multidisciplinary care and support.
Assess and treat children and youth in Southwestern Ontario who have conditions affecting their teeth and facial structure.
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Provides information and strategies to help children and youth (ages 5+) achieve better bladder and bowel control
Individual & Group Treatment for children/youth with autism to be purchased with your One-Time Funding or Core Clinical Services funding
Assessment of eligibility for funding for dental services.
For young children with autism to get ready for school - free of charge.
TVCC OTs focus on helping clients to be successful with everyday activities using their strengths and abilities.
TVCC PT’s can help with strength, flexibility, coordination, walking, posture while sitting or standing, as well as breathing.
Education, information and Consultation for families of children/youth with autism - free of charge.
Open to all TVCC clients from the age of 12 until you leave high school!
Focus is on identifying all infants with permanent hearing loss
Kids on the Block is a troupe of life-sized puppets who educate children, youth, parents, teachers and the community about disabilities, abilities, acceptance, diversity and inclusion.
For infants, children, and youth with a diagnosis of a neuromuscular condition
The Orthopaedic Clinic helps children with problems with their bones.
Specialty Clinic Services are available for clients and families in Southwestern Ontario
Our Parent Mentors are parents of TVCC clients who share their experiences
We help children and youth with communication including augmentative and alternative, speech etc.
Clients and their families may see some or all of the Clinic team in one visit
Therapy services may be available at school to enable a student to attend and participate in school
Our seating services aim to provide clients and families with the best options to support independence
Social work can play an important role in supporting children and families. The social work team is
Specialty Clinic Services are available for clients and families in Southwestern Ontario
Splinting and casting can provide a long gentle stretch to the muscle or joint. This can lead to inc
Consultation sessions for parents and caregivers of children/youth with ASD who are registered (or are in the process of registering) with the Ontario Autism Program (OAP).
Therapeutic Recreation helps children, youth and families experience and enjoy their leisure, sport
Acute therapy for infants presenting with decreased neck range of motion.
TVCC Storytellers are a group of young people with disabilities who aim to increase public awareness.
A Speech Language Pathologist will assess speech and resonance with further consultation from E.N.T and Prosthodontics as appropriate.
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Caregiver Education

(Online learning module) Learn what augmentative communication is all about, what to expect and what's involved with this service.
(July 19 or 21) As the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) evolves, TVCC's Autism & Behavioural Services (ABS) is evolving too. Join our interactive Zoom presentation to get the latest information about all of the ABS programs that TVCC offers
(July 14 or 26) As the saying goes, "you can't pour from an empty cup". This Caring For You "Express" version is condensed from our original 4-part series.
(Online learning module) will teach you to use a strategy that creates a desire to communicate.
(Online learning module) Learn what core vocabulary is, how it's different from fringe vocabulary, key characteristics of core vocabulary, why using core vocabulary is so important and how to teach core vocabulary.
(Online learning module) Learn what expanding communication is all about, how to do it and why it is important in supporting your child's communication development.
(Online learning module) An overview of funding resources and options for children with special needs.
(July 12) Certain situations can be more challenging than others for children and youth with autism.
(Online learning module) Learn what modeling is and why it is important in helping to develop your child's language and communication skills.
(Aug 16) Prepare your child for the first days of Kindergarten. Learn about school therapy services, get to know your school team and learn how to begin building a positive relationship with the school community.
(Online learning module) The module covers what prompting communication means, the prompting hierarchy and how to implement prompting to support your child's communication development.
(Online learning module) will teach you about shared reading and how to get the most out of reading with your child who uses AAC.
(July 11 or 20) Summertime brings warmer weather and longer days, making more opportunities for NEW and FUN activities with your family!
(July 14 or 25) Sometimes children and youth with autism have challenging behaviours and, as a parent, it can be hard to know what to do about it.

Participation

(Until Aug 2022) A SUBSCRIPTION OF THE MONTH CLUB! Select any or all of the resource items you would like to receive. At the end of each month, you will receive a package in the mail with the selected item.
(July 13-27) HORIZONS is running a new series for TEENS! These events will help answer some common questions: How do you make new friends and how do I even get started?
(Fridays; until Aug 26) With something new each Friday, this event is structured around two common themes: FUN and FRIENDS. Youth-aged siblings are also more than welcome to attend.
(July 11-14) Join us for this fun introduction to school for young children with special needs who have not had a previous preschool experience. Take a peek at typical kindergarten activities and routines each day.
(Aug 8) The group will play games, participate in group activities, and practice life skills like cooking, accessing public transportation, and managing their money on the Friday trip.
(July 25 or Aug 17) Join Horizons for a Nintendo Switch Party! Come hang out, meet some new friends, and play some Mario Party.
(Oct 19) Join the Horizons Open House to meet the team, share your preferences and meet peers in a fun and engaging way.
(July 25) Join the Horizons team in the TVCC Garden as we explore our creative sides with an art project.
(Select Tues, July 11-Aug 15) This group is a great way to listen to some new music and make new friends
(Alternating Tues; July 19-Aug 30) Join TVCC Horizons virtually as we travel the world and beyond online in fun, new adventures with other teens, all without leaving our homes!
(July & Aug) Join us on the every month to try something new and have some fun!
(Jul 18-22) These programs will include seated activities, playing and exploring a variety of instruments, singing, and musical games.
(Aug 8) Campers will explore and participate in a variety of activities each day including: crafts, active games, sports, music, stretching, outdoor activities and water play.
(Aug 15-19) Join us for a week long active program! This program is suited for TVCC youth who are interested in trying new recreation activities and being active.

Resource

This page contains links to handouts and resources about AAC that you may find useful. AAC Awareness
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Families registered with the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) can consult with an Autism & Behavioural
Neuroscience Education Resources Virtual Encyclopedia (NERVE)http://www.sfn.org/ Brain Injury Associ
Cerebral Palsy Guidance is a US BASED website created to provide answers and assistance to parents o

When choosing a bike for a beginning or new rider, there are many things to consider to maximize success. Listed below are some things to consider when choosing a bike as well as some simple modifications that may be made to the bike to support riders who may find aspects of bike riding tricky.

The information in this handout is summarized material from the iCan Bike program.  iCan Bike is a program that teaches children and youth with disabilities how to ride a two-wheeled bike.  
For more information about iCan Bike, or additional resources check their website: https://icanshine.org/parents/ican-bike-parents/

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Communication boards for people who use Augmentative Communication are available at all London Libra
The Ontario Autism Program (OAP) is funded through the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS).
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Why Stability Wheels?

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