ErinoakKids

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ErinoakKids by Mind Map: ErinoakKids

1. Mission Statement

1.1. The mission of ErinoakKids is to help children and youth with physical, developmental and communication disabilities achieve optimal levels of independence, learning, health and well-being.

2. Vision Statement

2.1. Children and youth reaching their potential supported by a full continuum of integrated, family-centred services.

3. Values

3.1. -Accountability and Integrity -Collaboration -Continuous Learning -Efficiency and Effectiveness -Family Centredness -Leadership and Innovation -Professionalism -Respect and Trust

4. How does the agency address equity, inclusion and awareness of cultural diversity?

4.1. They believe that all children deserve the opportunity to reach their full potential.

4.2. They can be accessed by families living in the Dufferin, Halton, Waterloo and Wellington areas

4.3. ErinoakKids is the largest Children's Treatment Centre in Ontario, serving more than 15,000 children with disabilities and their families each year.

4.4. They provide support for a wide range of physical and developmental disabilities, communication disorders, autism and blind or low vision needs.

4.5. They provide funding and resources to families who cannot afford the services.

5. What services/programs for Ontario students and their families?

5.1. ErinoakKids provides a comprehensive range of family-centred treatment, rehabilitation and support services to children with disabilities and their families who reside in Dufferin, Halton, Peel, Waterloo and Wellington - the Ministry of Children and Youth Services’ (MCYS) Central West Region of Ontario.

5.2. Autism services ABA-based services and supports Intensive behavioural intervention

5.3. Communication services Speech and language services Auditory verbal therapy Infant hearing services Medical services Occupational therapy Physiotherapy Vision services

5.4. Also, if a client is receiving at least one core service (listed above), they can access the following additional services through an internal referral process initiated by clinicians on a child’s ErinoakKids service team: Assistive Devices Resource Service Behaviour Consultation Services Drama Services Early Childhood Resource Services Independent Living Program Music Therapy Nursing Services Psychoeducational Services Recreation Therapy Respite Services Service Navigation Social Work Services Special Services at Home Specialty Clinics Transitions Services

6. Access to Autism Services: Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI)

6.1. Children from birth to 18 years with documented diagnosis of autistic disorder (DSM-IV 299.00) Live in MCYS Central West Region of Ontario*

7. Access to Autism Services: Connections for Students Program

7.1. Transitioning out of IBI into full-time school setting Up to one year of service

8. Access to Autism Services: ABA-based supports for children with confirmed Autism Spectrum Disorder

8.1. Children from birth to 18 years (birth to 8 years at ErinoakKids; 9 to 18 years at Kerry's Place) Live in MCYS Central West Region of Ontario*

9. Access to Infant Hearing Services

9.1. Children from birth to 6 years with permanent hearing impairment   Live in MCYS Central West Region of Ontario*

10. Access to Medical Services

10.1. Children from birth to 19 years with physical or developmental delay or disability  (Does not include children with a primary diagnosis of ADHD, LD or DCD** assessment/ follow up)   Live in Peel, Halton or Dufferin

11. Access to Occupational Therapy Services

11.1. Children from birth to 19 years with physical or developmental delay/ disability requiring therapy to improve upper limb function or ability to perform activities of daily living  (Does not include children with a primary diagnosis of ADHD, LD or DCD** assessment/follow up)   Live in Peel, Halton or Dufferin

12. Access to Physiotherapy Services

12.1. Children from birth to 19 years with physical or developmental delay/ disability requiring therapy to improve gross motor function (Does not include children with a primary diagnosis of ADHD, LD or DCD** assessment/follow up)   Live in Peel, Halton or Dufferin

13. Access to Speech and Language Therapy

13.1. Children from birth to  August 31 of junior kindergarten (JK) year with speech and/or language problems   Referrals for SLP only services will be accepted up to August 31 of the year they are eligible to enter JK.  If a child was a previous client of Ontario PSL system and discharged, he / she can be referred up to April 1 of his/her JK year.   Live in Peel or Halton

14. Access to Vision Services

14.1. Children from birth to 6 years with documented visual impairment   Live in MCYS Central West Region of Ontario*