Complex Special Needs Program - Dufferin Child and Family Services
This program is family centred and available to children, youth and their family under the age of 18 with a diagnosis of a developmental disability and/or autism. It is an intensive level of service where there are serious complex concerns (ie: multiple stressors, behavior challenges, significant medical and/or developmental needs, conflicts at home, school or in the community). The service provided is intensive, goal oriented, flexible, creative, responsive and individualized. The program utilizes CANS (Child & Adolescent Needs & Strengths). This is a multi-purpose tool is used to support decision making including level of care and service planning, to facilitate quality improvement initiatives and to allow for the monitoring of outcomes of services.
|Street Address||655 Riddell Road|
|Postal Code||L9W 4Z5|
|Service Hours||Office hours, Monday to Friday|
|Who can use this service||For families of children under 18 years of age where a child has been identified as having diagnosis of a developmental disability and/or autism. For a developmental disability this specifically means a sub-average general intellectual functioning with an|