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What's New at OCTC

  • Very exciting news!

    Fully accessible recreation facility envisioned as part of the Ottawa Senators' #‎illumiNATION proposal for LeBreton Flats Abilites Centre Ottawa.

    Let's make our voice count! and let them know that an all-inclusive centre is what Ottawa wants.... what we need.

    We have only a short window of opportunity to provide our feedback to the NCC by filling out a questionnaire: Available until February 8.

    OCTC provided a formal letter of support for the Abilities Centre in July 2015 and we target a collaborative partnership with the Centre go forward.



  • Wednesday, January 27, 2016

    OCTC staff will be participating in Bell Let's Talk Day.

    Recognizing that simply talking makes a significant impact in breaking down the barriers to mental health, this campaign encourages people to "start the conversation" about mental health and engage in dialogue with friends, family and co-workers.

    You can join the conversation by visiting  or



  • March 12th, 2016

    Join us for a Camp Fair at the Jim Durrell Arena... Secure your child's spot in Shared Care!



  • 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! 



  • 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.



  • 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 June). Click here.



  • 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:





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