The Ontario Autism Program (OAP) allows parents to access speech therapy from the service provider of their choice. All Speech Therapy Centres of Canada’s speech language pathologists (speech therapists) are approved service providers that deliver assessment and therapy services to children and youth on the autism spectrum.

About the Ontario Autism Program (OAP)

The Ontario Autism Program (OAP) offers support to families of children and youth on the autism spectrum. Children and youth who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by a qualified professional are eligible for the program. Children receive services and supports until the age of 18.

Ontario Autism Program  (OAP) Eligibility

  • To register for the Ontario Autism Program, your child must:
  • be under age 18
  • currently live in Ontario
  • have a written diagnosis of autism from a qualified professional

For more information about the Ontario Autism Program, please visit here