Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2019 and selected families will be notified by April 30, 2019
THE AUTISM ONTARIO SIMCOE COUNTY SOCIAL FUND APPLICATION IS FOR FAMILIES LIVING IN SIMCOE COUNTY WHO ARE SUPPORTING AN INDIVIDUAL DIAGNOSED WITH AN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
This is a reimbursement fund of up to $500 to be used to help offset the costs associated with caring for an autistic family member. We will reimburse for programs which assist in social skills development including:- Recreational programs- Private therapies which assist with social development, speech, self regulation, anxiety, behavioural intervention etc.- Sensory equipment/weighted blankets- Social Skills programs - Camps (day or overnight)- Kinark Outdoor Center Family CampWe will NOT reimburse:- Transportation costs, mileage, parking fees- Activity costs (admission fees, costumes, snacks, etc)- Home care and cleaning costs- Education fees (tutoring, post secondary or private schooling)- Daycare costs- Medication costs
This funding is meant to serve as an enhancement for families to access private therapies, camps and programs in their community. Families can only apply for these funds once a year and there is no guarantee of the availability of these funds in future years.
Our Chapter receives NO government assistance. Funding is dependent on our fundraising efforts and general donations from our community.
All applicants selected are required to assist the Chapter by volunteering a minimum of 5 hours/year or support one of our fundraising efforts.
ONE APPLICATION PER ASD INDIVIDUAL - OPEN TO ALL AGES!