“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’
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.
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’
Maintaining open communication and ensuring goals are met is important for us and our families: “Our son has been attending the IBI program at Geneva Centre for about two years now and he has made tremendous gains. The team of therapists and … [Read more...] about A Parent on Geneva Centre’s IBI Program: Our Son Has Made Tremendous Gains
Here’s is a letter our TPAS Clinical Director received from one of our families: “While we are preparing our papers for the reduced hours, I wanted to reach out to you and tell you how grateful we are for the opportunity you gave Makan. TPAS was … [Read more...] about A Father’s Letter: ‘TPAS Was the Biggest Help We Received from Anyone’
Challenging and motivating our learners is essential to improving their skills: “The TPAS IBI team at Geneva Centre for Autism was very welcoming. They helped my son to learn different life skills. The supervisor and instructor therapist motivated … [Read more...] about A Parent’s Words: ‘They Helped My Son to Learn Different Life Skills’
We treat our learners like our own children to help improve their lives: "I would like to thank Liz Boyd and Monica Lee at Geneva Centre for Autism for their continuous help and support. The Triple-P and parent workshops helped me to work on my … [Read more...] about A Mother’s Testimonial: ‘They Were Very Welcoming and I Always Felt Like It Was Home’
A life changing journey takes a team effort as this parent explains: “TPAS changed my son’s life... The therapists worked so hard with him and gave him so many skills so he could live his life to the fullest. They taught me so much in the parent … [Read more...] about A Parent’s Words: ‘TPAS changed my son’s life’
Helping to reduce stress and increase trust is so important. This mother explains how the Positive Parenting Program helped her and her son. “I encourage every parent to get into the Triple P 'Positive Parenting Program.' I am so grateful to … [Read more...] about A Mother’s Words: How the Positive Parenting Program Helped Me and My Son
Each family has a different experience. This mom shared with us how her two sons progressed and how their family benefited as a result. “I have two autistic sons who are on the moderate to severe spectrum. Before IBI and TPAS, we were struggling … [Read more...] about A Parent’s Inspiring Words About Her Sons with Autism