Toronto - Mar. 15, 2019: Students and parents in Ontario can look forward to the implementation of stronger math, STEM, and financial literacy curricula, improved skilled trades opportunities, and a provincewide ban on cellphones in the classroom as part of the Government of Ontario's sweeping new vision for 'Education that Works for You,' Lisa Thompson, Minister of Education, announced today. FULL STORY
Toronto - Mar. 12, 2019: Today’s announcement by the Ministry of Education does not address the fundamental concerns and worries that parents of students with autism express to us daily at Autism Ontario. There are many solutions. We need every school to have Registered Behaviour Technicians (RBTs) who are directly supervised in their work. If the student’s educational assessment and Individual Education Plan (IEP) identifies ABA support needs (as required in PPM-140), there must be a BCBA overseeing the identified learning objectives and outcomes. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 11, 2019: Devonshire Mall announced today that the centre will feature an animatronic
dinosaur display starting March 14th through March 25. This educational exhibit will be brought to the centre by the Indian River Reptile Zoo, a not for profit sanctuary that rescues reptiles across Canada. FULL STORY
Whalen Corners - Mar. 10, 2019: It's hard for outsiders to know why parents are upset by the new autism program. It’s tough to explain in simple terms why the government needs to hit "pause" on the new OAP and go back to the table (keep in mind, the new plan goes "live" on April 1 - that’s coming up quickly!). Here’s my attempt to keep things short-and-sweet FULL STORY
Toronto - Mar. 7, 2019: Surrey Place has a long-standing history of providing evidence based, high quality clinical treatment to children living with autism in the Toronto region. During consultation meetings with the Ministry, Surrey Place provided alternative models for service delivery that focused on evidence based clinical treatment required to meet the individualized needs of children living with autism. Our recommendations are not reflected in the new model. FULL STORY
Lakeshore - Feb. 26, 2019: Savannah Beaulieu (9) and Tristan Burk joined Lakeshore Mayor Tom Bain to welcome her Honour the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of
Ontario at the Atlas Tube Centre today. The Lieutenant Governor was in the area conducting a number of visits in Southwestern Ontario. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Nov. 9, 2018: One of Lakeshore’s students was selected as the Grand Prize Regional Winner from the
Annual In Motion draw. This year Lakeshore’s In Motion walk was at the Stoney Point
Park with children and faculty from Our Lady of Annunciation School and Ecole St. Paul. FULL STORY
Lakeshore - Mar. 27, 2018: Lakeshore Council has supported the addition of two shade structures on the West Beach Jetty. The Jetty is intended to separate beach goers from boaters. The new jetty will have a 9 m solid surface with viewing areas, seating and access from the West Beach. It not only protects swimmers from boaters, but provides a new opportunity to connect to Lakeshore’s waterfront on Lake St. Clair FULL STORY
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