QuickStart Early Intervention for Autism

QuickStart Respite and Sensory Santa Programs

Home Agency Service

Description
COVID-19 (10 Dec 2020) Respite program is currently on hold until further notice. Due to the pandemic, Sensory Santa cannot be offered this year. Some shopping centres are offering Santa visits by appointment. Details can be found on our website.

Respite - draw of a stay away from home of one or two nights at an hotel and funds up to $150 per night for childcare open to parents full time caregivers of children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder

Sensory Santa - opportunity for children with autism and their family to visit Santa in a sensory friendly environment (before a mall opens on a Sunday morning, when it's quieter)
  • volunteer opportunities
Eligibility
Parents and families with a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder or displaying symptoms of autism
Application Process
Respite - complete the ReFresh ReStart application form online

Sensory Santa - call for information
Office
613-791-3757
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
info@quickstartautism.ca
Mailing Address
c/o S. Jacobson; 23 Evanshen Cres
Kanata, ON, K2K 2Z6
Canada
Languages
English
Fees
None for the visit with Santa but possible cost for photo.
Documents Required
Respite - visit the program information online for details

Sensory Santa - no documents required
Accessibility
Not Applicable
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario / Navigation communautaire de l’Est ontarien
Last Updated On
November 2, 2022
Address
No physical address
Ottawa, ON
No physical address
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Hours of Operation
Vary, call for information
Service Area(s)
Ottawa