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August 5, 2020

Foundational Autism Services Available at Strides Toronto

Ontario's Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services has announced funding for foundational services addressing autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Strides Toronto’s Autism Services program provides a range of foundational services for children and youth with autism and their families, including group, individual, self-directed, virtual and in-person services (temporarily on hold due to COVID-19).
July 10, 2020

We Commit to Action on Anti-Black Racism

We stand firmly with the Black community and our colleagues to condemn all forms of racism. We recognize racism as a public health crisis that reveals itself in many ways: from microaggressions to physical violence to systemic perpetuation of power and privilege. These societal, structural and individual aggressions have had a significant impact on the mental health and life outcomes of Black community members.
April 29, 2020

Helping kids and teens cope during COVID-19 pandemic

An interview with David Willis, Strides Toronto director, with the Global New morning show offering tips to help identify troubled kids and teens and support them through the pandemic.
March 17, 2020

Talking to your Anxious Child about COVID-19 – Tips for Parents and Caregivers

With the evolving news regarding COVID19, here is a helpful resource created by Children’s Mental Health Ontario when talking to your anxious child about COVID 19.