Surrey Place Centre provides specialized clinical services that are responsive to individual need and promote health and well-being in the Toronto region. In addition to our direct service role, we facilitate system-wide access to information and supports. Our leadership in research, evaluation and education is directed toward advancing knowledge and practice in the field and building the capacity of service systems. As an organization we are committed to supporting the social inclusion of people with developmental disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders.
Since 1966, we have expanded from a modest outpatient clinic to a modern, state-of-the-art facility, employing hundreds of highly skilled staff. Specialists from various disciplines work together to develop and carry out a customized service plan for clients, in order to meet the unique needs of each and every client.
We help children and adults living with developmental disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorder reach their full potential. We offer a variety of groups and workshops for clients, families and caregivers, as well as extensive education and consultation services to community agencies. Our comprehensive programs and services range from assessment, diagnosis, and one-on-one treatment, to family counselling and group support, and it is all provided by a broad network of clinicians and professionals.
Clients may receive any combination of the following core services:
- Applied Behaviour Analysis
- Behaviour Therapy
- Developmental Therapy
- Intensive Behavioural Intervention
- Occupational Therapy
- Parent Training
- Service Coordination
- Speech Language Pathology
Surrey Place Centre is also the lead agency for two specialized autism programs: Toronto Partnership for Autism Services (TPAS) and School Support Program (SSP) as well as the co-lead for Toronto Autism ABA Services. Individuals of all ages living with autism may receive services through Developmental Programs, along with their families and caregivers.
Surrey Place Centre is also the Developmental Services Ontario Toronto Region contact point for adult developmental services in Toronto.
Surrey Place Centre services clients of all ages living with or suspected of having a developmental disability and/or autism spectrum disorders in Toronto, divided in four geographical quadrants, Northwestern Ontario, and is the co-lead for the Community Network of Specialized Care for Central Ontario.
Last year, Surrey Place staff provided services to over 6,000 children and adults. For full details please review the 2011/2012 Annual Report.
Surrey Place Centre is affiliated with the University of Toronto and other academic institutions, and is a teaching site for students in a variety of health care professions. Surrey Place Centre is also accredited with Accreditation Canada.