“I was expecting some change in my son’s behaviour and he has changed very much! That was a miracle to me. I can’t imagine what I would have done without those amazing people. The IBI program changed my boy, I credit the people that work there at … [Read more...] about When a learner makes progress the impact on their family can be intense.
At Surrey Place Centre, we are passionately committed to improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, those with visual impairments and their families. We believe that by working together, we can deliver the best possible results for the people we serve.
Below is a snapshot of some of our client and staff stories and testimonials. Check back daily for a new post.
Our Clinical Director was meeting with a group of parents, to explain funding available to purchase services for their preschoolers with autism. Parents were pleased with the opportunity they had to help their child, but two mothers had tears … [Read more...] about We are committed to listening to our families so that we can help them get the best possible services.
"They have done a very good job with my son. Before attending Surrey Place Centre, my son was unable to do a lot such as understanding, being a little independent, able to ask for something, communicate, socialize even mimic certain words or phrases. … [Read more...] about Seeing our learners make progress is why we do what we do! Here is how one parent explains their child’s journey.
How awesome is it that "working" with our kids isn't "working" for graduate students in our Partnership with the University of Toronto Masters of Professional Kinesiology S.M.I.L.E. Program, even when it means a 20-something student has to get up … [Read more...] about We love this observation from a staff person at the University of Toronto S.M.I.L.E program – it makes us smile!
“They have done a very good job with my son. Before attending Surrey Place Centre, my son was unable to do a lot such as understanding, being a little independent, able to ask for something, communicate, socialize even mimic certain words or … [Read more...] about ‘I am proud of my son and thankful for his teachers at the Centre’
“I’m a very thankful for all the staff. You are very friendly and very helpful. My son is very happy there. You guys are awesome. Thanks for everything.” - TPAS parent … [Read more...] about Thank You Note from TPAS Parent
“Our experience has been very positive. It is a truly amazing team to work with. I can’t say enough that is positive. They are supportive, knowledgeable, have great listening skills, are effective problem solvers and are friendly.” – TPAS parent … [Read more...] about Our Experience Has Been Very Positive with TPAS
“Our IBI experience for our son Matthew can be summed up with the following… what a crazy, emotional, intense, frustrating, sometimes scary yet incredibly amazing rewarding experience! Matthew spent about 21 months in therapy and during that time we … [Read more...] about Parent feedback – ‘IBI therapy worked for my son’
When our learners grow, it gives us so much to smile about! “In the opening session of University of Toronto's S.M.I.L.E. (Sensory Motor Instructional Leadership Experience) program, I had the opportunity to spend my Saturday mornings with the … [Read more...] about Letter from Instructor: ‘It Was Incredible to Watch Her Grow’
A mother shares how one of our therapists has supported her adult daughter living with autism: “I feel that my daughter is receiving a tremendous amount of support and guidance from Bharathy (Therapist in the Adult Program at Surrey Place Centre). … [Read more...] about A Mother’s Words: ‘Having Autism in Adulthood is Extremely Difficult for Both the Individual and Parent’