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. 


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...


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 registered in the OAP to 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 are registered in the OAP and 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.
Our groups are delivered in a virtual model designed for children and youth who are registered in the OAP and 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 are registered in the OAP and 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).

TVCC youth have been through a lot in the last two years with disruptions to education, services, leisure programs, and recreation opportunities. At a time when teens should be building relationships and independence, youth were kept home and isolated.

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

(April - June) Join us for a series of 30-minute virtual education sessions where you will learn foundational principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). There will be an additional 15 minutes after each session to ask questions. 
(Online learning module) Learn what augmentative communication is all about, what to expect and what's involved with this service.
(Apr 11 or 18) 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
(Apr 13 or 19) Did your child or youth recently receive a diagnosis of autism? Although autism doesn’t define your child, you probably want to know how you can support your child/youth to be successful.
(Online learning module) will teach you to use a strategy that creates a desire to communicate.
(Mar 21 or 30) 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.
(Apr 19 or May 18) 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.
(Apr 27) A presentation by Canada Revenue Agency and Canada Disability Savings Program sharing information about accessing benefits, credits and programs available from the Canadian Government.
(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.
(Apr 18) Parents have the opportunity to learn about mental wellness and youth and also hear from a parent with lived experience navigating the system and supports for her own children. 
(Online learning module) Learn what modeling is and why it is important in helping to develop your child's language and communication skills.
(Feb 28-May 30) Do you know what financial resources are available for your child or youth with a disability?
(Jan 17 - Apr 12) During this guided discussion, we focus on autism and behavioural strategies and provide helpful resources.
(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.
(May 16) 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.
(Apr 11 or 18)  Practical strategies for HOW TO reduce challenging behaviour and HOW TO encourage positive behaviour patterns.
(Apr 4 or 27) So, you’ve heard about this thing called “ABA” – with that you may have started to hear about what it is, how it works and why or why not it might be helpful for you and/or your child. 


(Apr 6 - May 11) A six-week HYBRID series of creative exploration! Create your very own art journal and learn different visual and written artistic techniques.
(Jan 26-Mar 30) Join us for a new hybrid arts and crafts series being offered in person In London and online for regional participants! 
(Apr-June) One Friday per month, join Horizons for a fun, social board game night!
(4th Tues each month, April- June) Caregivers and parents of youth with disabilities can share their experiences, information, challenges, successes and strategies, or just hang out and drink some coffee!
(May - Aug) Come join Horizons for an evening of cooking, eating, and socializing.
(Apr 19) How do you support a teen who is figuring out who they are and what they want to do in this world?
(Apr 21, May 5, June 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.
(July 10-14) The iCan Bike program is an intensive skill-development program that focuses on learning to balance on a bike with the goal of riding a two-wheeler independently. 
(May 19-Jun 23) This six-week program will offer both unstructured and structured play opportunities in the White Oaks Family Centre playroom. Families will have the opportunity to engage with their child in play skills, songs, story time and make connections with other children and families...
(Apr 17-June 28) Through playing Minecraft together, participants will have the opportunity to interact with other youth, learn how to communicate effectively, and work together to overcome challenges.
(July 31-Aug 4) This inclusive camp will feature themed hands-on activities. With Backyard Biology your child will discover a magnificent and microscopic world hiding right in your own backyard.
(April 11 - June 20) Join Horizons for a Nintendo Switch Party! Come hang out, meet some new friends, and play some Mario Party.
(Thurs; Jan - June) Make friends, connect with others, share resources, network, tell your story or just hang out at this morning group and know that you're among friends in this non-judgmental and understanding group.
(Apr-June) Share experiences, information, challenges, successes and strategies, or just hang out online with other parents/caregivers and drink some coffee!


Autism & Behavioural Services (ABS) at TVCC are provided in alignment with the mandate of the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). The OAP is funded through the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS).
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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:

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Below is a list of the Foundational Family Services workshop topics that are presented throughout the year. 

If you see a topic that is not currently scheduled OR if there is another topic you would like to learn more about, email FFS [at] to let us know.


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An overview of funding resources and options for children with special needs.

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Resources, toolkits and links for youth
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The John Deere Mighty Trike is a popular choice for many families. It is sturdy, well made and easy to purchase locally.
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Supporting Families and Youth Through Secondary School and Beyond

Passages is a yearly event organized in partnership with TVDSB, LDCSB, and TVCC that brings together community agencies that support youth and young adults in London, Middlesex, Elgin, and Oxford communities. You are invited to join us each November to meet and talk with representatives from a wide range of organizations. 

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