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Overview

Our Family Resource Centre makes educational resources available to Grandview Kids and their parents/guardians and siblings, as well as to staff of Grandview Children’s Centre. The Family Resource Centre includes a wide range of information about children and youth with special needs, as well as information on general health, parenting and family life, all to help you understand and support the growth and development of your child.

New Resource Books – 2018

  • What every autistic girl wishes her parents knew
  • What to Feed an Asperger – How to go from 3 foods to 300 with love, patience and a little slight of hand
  • Carley’s Voice – Breaking Through Autism
  • Baby Signing Essentials – Easy sign language for every age and stage
  • In A Different Key – The Story of Autism
  • The Baby Signing Bible – Baby Sign Language Made Easy
  • Bright Not Broken – Gifted Kids, ADHD, and Autism
  • Uniquely Human – A different way of seeing Autism
  • The Prodigy’s Cousin
  • The disconnected kids nutrition plan – proven strategies to enhance learning and focus for children with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and other neurological disorders
  • Autism Adulthood – Strategies and insights for a fulfilling life
  • Be different – My adventures with Asperger’s and my advice for fellow Aspergians, Misfits, Families and Teachers
  • in the waiting room at the main site of Grandview Children’s Centre in Oshawa
  • some resources are also available at the Ajax and Whitby satellite locations of Grandview Children’s Centre
  • books including popular titles, topics and authors
  • DVDs and videos
  • magazines and booklets
  • brochures for services available at Grandview Children’s Centre, and additional services in the community
  • forms, including: Disability Tax Forms and Accessible Parking Permits
  • and more
  • view a list of all our Family Resource List >> updated: October, 2018
  • use the tabs at the bottom of the list to locate resources at our Oshawa, Ajax and Whitby sites

note: some resources on this list may currently be on loan to families

Full use, including borrowing privileges, is available to:

  • families and other caregivers of Grandview Kids currently receiving services at Grandview Children’s Centre
  • staff of Grandview Children’s Centre
  • staff of related agencies providing service to Grandview Kids

Any member of the community (such as high school students studying disabilities) may visit our Family Resource Centre to view materials on-site; however, only those listed above may borrow and remove materials from Grandview Children’s Centre.

All books, DVDs and videos must be signed out including your name and phone number. Loan periods are as follows:

  • books: 3 week loan
  • DVDs and videos: 1 week loan

Please be considerate to other families when borrowing from the Resource Centre. Thank you for returning all borrowed materials within the expected time frame.

You may receive a reminder call for overdue borrowed materials.

Call the Family Resource Centre: 905-728-1673 x 2293 or toll free 1-800-304-6180 x 2293

Online Resource Centres

http://www.planningnetwork.ca/en-ca

http://www.ctn-simcoeyork.ca/ctnfamily/