Community Inclusions Ltd. Family Resources
Below are some resources and supports available to families. Click on the heading in each area to find out more.
Community Inclusions Request For Service form. The purpose of this form is to provide us with some general information. Please take your time completing this form and answer each question or section as thoroughly as possible. The more detailed the information you provide, the better it will assist us in reviewing your Request and providing proper follow-up.
Community Inclusions recently embarked on a research and strategic planning effort to verify the needs of their current and future clientele. The end result is a community responsive strategy and recommendations for increased residential supports.
Minutes and Financial statements can be found from the current and previous year.
Other Family Resources
NEW for October, 2023
Mindfulness for Frontline Professionals in Health, Home Care, and Disability Support Services: Every Wednesday, Oct 11-Nov 22, 2023, 6:30-7:30 pm Eastern (no session Nov. 8th). Register here.
Mindfulness for Family Caregivers of people with disabilities, those who are aging, and those experiencing a challenging illness. Every Monday, Oct 16-Nov 27, 2023, 1:00-2:00 pm Eastern (no session Nov. 6th). Register here.
The Disability Support Program has expanded and is now called AccessAbility Supports. New supports offer more and better assistance to Islanders living with disabilities. Disabilities may include physical, intellectual, neurological, sensory and mental...
CELA CELA (the Centre for Equitable Library Access) is a national not-for-profit organization focused on the creation, collection, delivery and preservation of both digital and physical alternate format accessible materials to print disabled...
Two different types of funding are available to support children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Preschool autism funding is available to help parents and licensed early childhood centres to hire an Autism Assistant for children receiving Intensive...
Autism services are offered to preschool and school-age children and youth in Prince Edward Island. Early Years Autism Specialists provide services to young children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders before entering school. An integrated approach...
The Canadian Down Syndrome Society has a collection of resources and information organized by life stages, health topics, and common inquiries about Down syndrome.
Parents/caregivers can access Covid Rapid Testing kits through Access PEI sites. Contact information to the centres in West Prince the numbers and locations are below:
Access PEI O’Leary- 902-859-8800 - press 1
Access PEI Wellington- 902-854-7250
Access PEI Tignish- 902-882-7351
Access PEI Alberton- 802-853-8622
Students who are blind or visually impaired can access the same core academic curriculum in the public school system as their peers who are sighted. The Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA) ensures access and supports educational...
Visually-impaired Islanders are getting help adapting to the often frightening and bewildering challenge of vision loss. The Canadian National Institute of the Blind (CNIB) recently received $120,000 in one-time funding from the provincial government to...
The Child Care Subsidy Program assists Islanders with the cost of child care and daycare services for children up to and including 12 year-olds. Eligibility Assistance is available for Islanders who are working, attending school or at home - depending...
The Home Library Service is an outreach program that delivers library materials to Islanders who are not able to visit a library in person. Items are chosen by library staff, and delivered by volunteers every six weeks. Who is eligible? This service is...
Digital Accessible Information System (DAISY) audiobooks are designed specifically for people with print disabilities who wish to hear and navigate written print in an audible format. In order to borrow DAISY audiobooks, you must register for Accessible...
These sensory room ideas can work for a variety of spaces and budgets
For children with autism or sensory sensitivities, sensory rooms can offer a safe space to practice coping skills or return to a calm baseline after being overstimulated. (Provided by Wendy Atkinson)
NHS Sensory Processing Hub NEW
Here you can find a range of useful resources to view or download. Click the title of each item below to view the resource. (Provided by Wendy Atkinson)
The Special Needs Grant supports the inclusion of children with special needs in a licensed early learning and child care setting by providing funding for additional staff. For the purposes of this grant, a child with special needs is defined as a...
CanChild is housed within the School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University and is the hub of an academic network of international scientists who conduct applied clinical and health services research. CanChild research efforts focus on children and youth with disabilities and their families. As a world-leader in the field, CanChild strives to generate innovative knowledge and translate research in an accessible way that is relevant and meaningful to those who need it most: families and service providers.
Prince Edward Island Citizen Advocacy. In addition to recruiting advocates from the community, PEI Citizen Advocacy:
Provides support for each match
Promotes Citizen Advocacy in the community
Provides short-term crisis advocacy; and
Partners with other organizations to improve the quality of life for Islanders who have an intellectual disability.