Childhood program and services

The Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre (OCTC) offers a vast array of programs and services to benefit children, youth and certain adults in communities across Eastern Ontario, such as:

  • Coordinating assessment and early intervention for infants and young children who have a physical or developmental disability, or are at risk of a developmental delay
  • Offering strategies for children with physical or behavioral challenges
  • Operating licensed specialized learning environments for children with physical disabilities and accompanying developmental difficulties
  • Helping families access technology to meet their child's communication, writing, educational and seating or mobility needs
  • Collaborating with community partners to provide recreation opportunities for children and youth with special needs
  • Providing out-of-home respite options for families with children and youth who are medically fragile and/or technologically dependent
  • Supporting families so their young children and teens can become more independent, develop their potential, and participate actively in daily life

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Adult programs and services

CNIB has a dedicated team of specialists who work with people of all ages in their own homes, communities or local CNIB offices – providing a wide range of programs and services. Canadians need to see beyond vision loss, build their independence and lead the lives they want. Whether you're looking for vision loss rehabilitation, emotional support, programs that can help you stay active and independent, or the chance to connect with others who are living with sight loss, services include:

  • Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada
  • CNIB Programs and Services
    • National Summer Programs
    • Career Connect Canada
  • Access Our Services
  • Shop CNIB
  • CELA Library Services
  • Literacy and Accessible Publishing
  • CNIB in your community

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