Resources

Community Supports

Autism Society of PEI

  • The Family Diagnosis Package which helps families to better understand the services and supports that are offered both Provincially and Federally in regards to Autism Spectrum Disorders.

    • Contact Nathalie at 902-566-4844 or via email at Nathalie@autismsociety.pe.ca to arrange a meeting to receive your family diagnosis package 

  • Toll-free number: 1-888-360-8681
    Direct number: 902-566-4844

Special Olympics PEI

ParaSport and Recreation PEI

CELA Member Library

  • CELA (the Centre for Equitable Library Access) is a national not-for-profit organization focused on the creation, collection, delivery and preservation of both digital and physical alternate format accessible materials to print disabled Canadians through public libraries.

  • Call 1-855-655-2273 or visit https://celalibrary.ca/register.

DAISY Talking Books

  • DAISY audio books are designed specifically for individuals with print disabilities. DAISY titles can be mailed directly to the client's home address - free of charge, or users can browse for titles at the Confederation Centre Public Library(link is external) or online using the library's catalogue.

  • To register for this program, visit https://celalibrary.ca/register.

Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA)

  • APSEA allows for students who are blind or visually impaired can access the same core academic curriculum in the public school system as their peers who are sighted. APSEA ensures access and supports educational programs for each student who qualifies for the service. As well as access to the core academic curriculum, individualized programs may be developed with APSEA from the Expanded Core Curriculum to address essential areas and experiences unique to children who are blind or visually impaired.

  • Joanne Hodgins, Provincial Supervisor
    APSEA Programs for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired
    335 Queen Street Rm 36
    Charlottetown, PE C1A 4C5
    Phone: 902 368 6985 Ext 238Fax: 902 620 3973

Snoezelen Room

  • The Snoezelen Room is a therapeutic and recreational room beneficial to people with sensory, cognitive and physical disabilities. It was developed to satisfy the perceptual needs of people with severe learning, sensory and other disabilities. It has been used in the treatment of children with special needs, individuals with developmental disabilities, those with mental illness and post-traumatic stress disorder, autism, chronic pain, stroke, brain injuries, dementia, and other conditions.

  • If you wish to book the room, please contact the Council’s Administrative Assistant at 892-9149 ext 221.

  • Located at the Kay Reynolds Centre, 30 Woodward Drive, in Charlottetown.

  • $3 for a child and $6 for an adult per booking.

Funding

AccessAbility Supports

  • Call 1-877-569-0546

Autism Funding

  • Preschool Autism Funding

    • Autism Funding Administrator
      Social Development and Housing 
      120 Heather Moyse Drive, Second floor
      Summerside, PE  C1N 5Y8
      Toll-free: 1-888-482-5330>
      Fax: 902-888-8398
      Email: autismfunding@gov.pe.ca

  • School-Aged Autism Funding

    • Autism Funding Coordinator
      Education and Lifelong Learning
      Early Childhood Development
      Holman Centre
      250 Water St., Suite 101
      Summerside, PE C1N 1B6
      Tel: 902-438-4854
      Fax: 902-438-4874

Child Care Subsidy Program

  • The Child Care Subsidy Program assists Islanders with the cost of child care and daycare services for children up to and including 12 year-olds. 

  • Contact the child care subsidy office at 1-877-569-0546 for more information or to set up an appointment.

Transportation

Pat and the Elephant

  • Pat and the Elephant is a non-profit organization located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.  Pat and the Elephant is committed to providing an excellent transportation service to people with a broad range of challenges by means of accessible vehicles with trained knowledgeable staff.

  • Phone: 902-894-3339

  • Email: pat.e@pei.sympatico.ca

APSEA Application
Autism Funding Application

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