What's New at OCTC
Looking for feedback on Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
The Patient Engagement team at Health Quality Ontario (HQO) is currently conducting an assessment regarding the medical procedure known as Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy for children with Cerebral Palsy. The goal is to illuminate the lived-experience of patients and families with CP, their existing therapies, and selective dorsal rhizotomy. For more details click here.
April 14th, 2016
Assistive Device Forum - Drop-in for an interactive discussion and presentation by the Tetra Society of North America and the March of Dimes Canada DesignAbility Program. Click here for more details.
Thursday May 12, 2016
An opportunity for families of children and adults, who have special needs to meet and share their collective stories of advocating for their loved ones. For more information click here!
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
SAVE THE DATE - 19th Annual "For the Kids" Charitable Auction @Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive. We are looking forward to see you again!
February 10, 2016
On behalf of the Ontario Special Needs Strategy Ottawa planning table, please see the attached update for the latest activities and progress made since the last update (in September 2015). Click here.
OCTC Strategic Plan Mid-point Review Outcomes...
Earlier this year, we asked for input as we conducted a mid-point progress review of the OCTC Strategic 2012-17 Plan and Strategic Directions. See the report on the outcomes of the review here.
Check out our new Pandemic Plan to see how OCTC would operate in the event of a Pandemic.
The Parent Resource Centre presents a series of workshops based on the "Every Child Ready to Read" program. Click here for flyer
Group Stepping Stones Triple P - Positive Parenting Program
is an intervention program for families of children with special needs who currently have or are at risk of developing behaviour problems. It is a research-based parent training program, aimed at preventing behavioural, emotional and developmental problems in children by enhancing the knowledge, skills, and confidence of parents. Click here for more information
Research at OCTC - Discover what exciting research opportunities currently await you at OCTC! Learn about studies currently underway and how you can get involved. You'll find the link located in the bottom right quadrant of the OCTC Home page. This page is designed to help clients, families, staff, and our community partners learn how OCTC is contributing to the current literature, as well as how OCTC clinicians rely upon research to inform best practice when treating children and families.
Do you have an idea that... can improve your quality of life at home, at school or in the local community?
The Tetra Society can help! The volunteers at the Ottawa Chapter are ready to meet with you and discuss new innovations and solutions for assistive devices, customized for your individual needs. For more information, please see: www.tetrasociety.org
The Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre (OCTC) is a leader in providing bilingual specialized care for those with multiple physical, developmental, and associated behavioural needs, focusing on our region's children and youth. Learn more »
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For children from birth to school entry, including assessment & diagnosis
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