ErinoakKids is pleased to be providing the Entry to School (ETS) Program, a newly funded program through the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS).
The ETS program will be delivered in partnership with Dufferin Child and Family Services, Reach Out Centre for Kids and Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services. Visit the MCCSS website for more information on the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) and the ETS Program.
Registration for the March - August 2023 cohort, Halton and Dufferin regions is now open. Registration for March - August 2023, Peel Region has closed.
The ETS program will be open to children aged three to six years of age registered with the OAP and entering school for the first time. This program will support successful transitions into schools and will focus on building skills in six key areas: communication, play, social interaction, functional routines (following routines and self-help skills, like dressing and toilet training), behavioural self-management (learning to regulate emotions) and pre-academics, learning and attention.
The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS), through the Ontario Autism Program (OAP), is sending invitations to eligible families to access this exciting new program.
To be eligible to enroll in the OAP Entry to School program, children must be:
Children who are already enrolled in school, either part-time or full-time, are not eligible to participate in the OAP Entry to School program. Please visit our Autism Services page for other eligible services.