Ontario Autism Program – Direct Funding Option (DFO):

The Ontario Autism Program (OAP) Direct Funding Option (DFO) allows parents to access direct ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) or ESDM (Early Start Denver Model) from the service provider of their choice. 1to1 Therapy Services meets the criteria for the Direct Funding Option (DFO) of the Ontario Autism Program. 1to1 provides ABA as well as access to an interdisciplinary team including Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) and Occupational Therapy (OT) for consultation.

Call 1-888-284-8340 toll-free for more information or to find the ministry regional office closest to you. Visit the Ministry of Child and Youth Services Ontario Autism Program website to find out up to date information about the Ontario Autism Program guidelines. 1to1 is an approved provider with Clinical Supervisors including  Board Certified Behaviour Analysts and a Clinical Psychologist. The new Ontario Autism Program funded by the Ministry of Child and Youth Services states,

“We know some families prefer direct funding, where they can purchase services and support through private providers. Others prefer the direct service approach, where children and youth receive services from a government-funded service provider. We are committed to giving families this choice.”

Contact the Lead Agency in your area for more information and to place your child on the waiting list for the Ontario Autism Program:

Region
Contact Information
Halton Region and Peel Region ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development
2381 Bristol Circle, Suite 102
Oakville, ON L6H 5S9
www.erinoakkids.ca
1-877-374-6625 or
905-855-2690
Durham Region and York Region Kinark Child and Family Services
500 Hood Road, Suite 200
Markham, ON L3R 9Z3
www.kinark.on.ca
1-888-454-6275
Toronto Surrey Place Centre
2 Surrey Place
Toronto, ON M5S 2C2
www.torontoautismservices.ca
416-925-5141

Contact 1to1 Therapy Services for a free consultation and to learn about the Ontario Autism Program Direct Funding Option for ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis).

All inquiries can be directed to:

Care Coordinator
905-787-1900 or 416-925-2135 ext. 557
mail@1to1therapy.ca