Education Resources

Financial Supports

Easter Seals Ontario
Diaper grant

Presidents Choice Children’s Charity
Will provide funding for specialized equipment and to make home accessible
If you need assistance in filling out the application please contact Nancy Howson at

Canada Revenue Agency Forms Call centre
Disablity Tax Credit

Registered Disability Savings Plan

Miscellaneous services

Toronto Central Healthline

Griffin Centre
1126 Finch Ave West, Unit 16
Toronto, ON M3J 3J6

Phone 416-222-1153

Aptus treatment services
Offers a range of services for children, teens, and adults



Readiness for the Safe Return to School: Findings from the 2020 Autism Ontario Education Survey

Positive Advocacy Strategies for School – The IPRC Process with Ed Mahony

Ed Mahony is both a Parent Advocate and Special Education Resource Teacher. He supports parents in learning to provide positive, practical and proven strategies to work successfully with their children’s schools to address special education needs. Ed also provides individual consultation to families in person, online and by phone throughout the province. Contact Ed at or at 905-906-6021 (text).

Surrey Place  Events

Autism Ontario  Events

Autism Ontario  Webinars

p4p Planning Network Webcasts

Reading Video 1: Successful Strategies for Beginning Readers with Down Syndrome
This 30-minute video outlines our successful strategies for beginning readers and contains both practical ideas as well as footage of these ideas in practice. It is never too early or too late for learning to read and these strategies can be used with very young children to the adult learner.

Reading Video 2: Successful Strategies: Memory, Phonological Awareness and Beginning Phonics
This 30-minute video is the companion to Successful Strategies for Beginning Readers and supports the next step in reading development. The video explains that students with Down syndrome may have difficulties with auditory memory due to auditory processing difficulties and/or hearing loss, and demonstrates activities that target the development of auditory memory.

Reading Video 3: Developing Phonics Skills and Reading Fluency
This video demonstrates a variety of activities you can use to support the development of phonics skills and reading fluency. Skills focused on are digraphs and consonant blends, segmenting and blending, and reading fluency.

3.21: Canada’s Down Syndrome Magazine, a joint publication of the Canadian Down Syndrome Society and the Down Syndrome Resource Foundation.


3.21 Magazine

Together with The Down Syndrome Resource Foundation, the Canadian Down Syndrome Society publishes and digitally circulates 3.21 – Canada’s Down Syndrome Magazine, four times a year.

3.21 is written for and about the Down syndrome community in Canada – it includes stories about advocacy, advice from professionals, the latest news, and important dates about upcoming events and activities.

Download the Latest Issue Here