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Here you will find news and updates specific to Kinark Autism Services.

January 2021 – Kinark has opened select in-person services and continues to provide virtual services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read our full update here.

For additional news and updates from Kinark Child and Family Services, please visit the Kinark website here.

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In the Media

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The Ontario Autism Program (OAP)

OAP Updates

Dec. 3, 2021 – The Ontario Government announces the launch of the Entry to School program to support families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder who are entering kindergarten or grade one for the first time. To read the update, please visit the Ministry’s website here.

June 25, 2021 – The Ontario Government announces caregiver-mediated early years (CMEY) programs to support families of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder between the ages of 12 months and 48 months. To read the update, please visit the Ministry’s website here.

February 3, 2021 – The Ontario Government announces new core services for children in the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). To read the Ministry’s statement, click here.

Oct. 8, 2020 – The Ontario Government provides an update on the needs-based Ontario Autism Program (OAP). The updates have been added to the Ministry’s website: click here. Minister Todd Smith delivers an update via video: click here.

August 4, 2020 – The Ontario Government announces foundational family services to children and youth with autism and their families. To read the update, please visit the Ministry’s website here.

Kinark Autism Services is operated by Kinark Child and Family Services and is accredited by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA).

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