Autism Society of PEI
The Family Diagnosis Package helps families to better understand the services and supports that are offered both Provincially and Federally in regard 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 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 238, Fax: 902 620 3973
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.
Preschool Autism Funding
Autism Funding Administrator
Social Development and Housing
120 Heather Moyse Drive, Second floor
Summerside, PE C1N 5Y8
School-Aged Autism Funding
Autism Funding Coordinator
Education and Lifelong Learning
Early Childhood Development
250 Water St., Suite 101
Summerside, PE C1N 1B6
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 childcare subsidy office at 1-877-569-0546 for more information or to set up an appointment.
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 and knowledgeable staff.
Great Exercises for Kids With Disabilities Article
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