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 PTs can help with strength, flexibility, coordination, and 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)
The Adapted Fitness Centre welcomes children and youth between 8 and 18 years of age who are able to participate safely.
Adaptive Technology Service’s goal is to help make the equipment you need right for you!  
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 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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is designed to help children and youth build new skills across two or more areas of their learning (including behavioural skills).
Provides information and strategies to help children and youth (ages 5+) achieve better bladder and bowel control
Individual & Group Treatment for children and youth with autism may be purchased with OAP funding.
Assessment of eligibility for funding for dental services.
For young children with autism to get ready for school - free of charge.
is designed for children who will benefit from learning new skills with peers of a similar age.
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.
are NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION! Our groups are delivered in a virtual model designed for children and youth who need to focus on developing social, vocational, and/or daily living skills.
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
is designed for children who need help to build many different types of early learning skills to help their development and prepare them for school.
targets core early developmental skills for young children (12-48 months) with autism to improve age-appropriate play skills, engagement with others and communication development
Kids on the Block is a troupe of life-sized puppets who educate 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
is an evidence-based intervention program for children (12-48 months) at the start of intervention. The focus is on communication and social engagement.
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
For: children (12 to 42 months) at the start of the intervention and who have social communication difficulties
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.
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.
Do you have questions about life after high school? Do you need help figuring out what you are inter

Caregiver Education

(Oct 13-Dec 19) Join us on Mondays or Thursdays for a 30-minute virtual education session where you will learn foundational principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA).
(Online learning module) Learn what augmentative communication is all about, what to expect and what's involved with this service.
(Oct 25 or 27) 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
(Thurs; Sept 15 - Oct 6) This 4-part workshop series is designed to help you identify what's in your cup and will teach you simple ways to refill your cup within your own daily activities.
(Online learning module) will teach you to use a strategy that creates a desire to communicate.
(Oct 4 or 20) Does your child say "NO!" or ignore your simple requests? Join us for a live webinar and learn how to turn "no!" into "yes!".
(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.
(Oct 20) Learn about making mealtimes positive, reducing power struggles, defining parent and child feeding roles, the role of sensory processing in eating challenges.
(Online learning module) An overview of funding resources and options for children with special needs.
(Oct 4 2022-May 2 2023) Connect with other families and gather resources. Get organized, gain knowledge, talk about advocacy and plan for today, tomorrow and the future.
(Online learning module) Learn what modeling is and why it is important in helping to develop your child's language and communication skills.
(Oct 25) Do you know what financial resources are available for your child or youth with a disability?
(Tues; Sept 13- Nov 15) During this guided discussion, we focus on autism and behavioural strategies and provide helpful resources.
(Oct 5 and 12) A two-part, online, interactive workshop designed to support parents/caregivers of children with disabilities as they navigate the education system.
(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.
(Dec 5) Introduction to what the sensory systems are and how they work.
(Online learning module) will teach you about shared reading and how to get the most out of reading with your child who uses AAC.
(Oct 14 or 24) Join us for Successful Social Skills and Autism, which will provide practical ways to teach and practice social skills with your child or youth with autism, even when our social circles are smaller than usual.
(Oct 3 or 12) Join us to better understand the many parts of toilet training and for help deciding if your child is ready for this step.
(Oct 12 or 18) This presentation will teach you how to use behavioural strategies to prepare for, and minimize, the challenges associated with puberty for teens with autism.

Participation

(Sept 2022-Aug 2023) 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.
(Thurs; Sept-Dec 2022) Make friends, connect with others, share resources, network, tell your story or just hang out and know that you're among friends in this non-judgmental and understanding group.
(Oct 15) We will be doing a photo scavenger hunt together, so please do bring a phone or a camera with you if you'd like to participate. You're also welcome to just join us for the walk!
(Fridays; Oct 14-Dec 16) 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.
(Sept 27-Dec 13) One Tuesday a month, Join Horizons for a Nintendo Switch Party! Come hang out, meet some new friends, and play some Mario Party.
(Wed; Sept 28-Dec 21) Connect, hang out and try something fun! Play games, join in trivia or plan for something new.
(Oct 19) Join the Horizons Open House to meet the team, share your preferences and meet peers in a fun and engaging way.
(Oct 14-Nov 4)) This four week program will offer both unstructured and structured play opportunities in the White Oaks Family Centre playroom.
(Oct 21-Dec 8) Join Horizons for a fun, social board game night!
(Mondays, Oct 17-Dec 19) On Mondays, we'll gather together and listen to the songs everyone chose and talk about them and how they made us feel.
(Oct 13) a three-year program aimed at rebuilding and enhancing mental wellness for TVCC youth clients 12 years old to end of high school age and their families.

Resource

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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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