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OCTC is amalgamating with CHEO in the fall of 2016. Full integration is expected for April 2018.

Organization: Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre  
Phone Numbers: Smyth Rd Site 613-737-0871 * Thurston Dr Site 613-688-2126
Toll-Free: Smyth Rd 1-800-565-4839
Fax: Smyth Rd 613-523-5167 * Intake 613-738-4841 * Thurston Dr 613-688-2142
Email: info@octc.ca
Website: www.octc.ca
Address:
c/o Executive Assistant
2211 Thurston Dr
Ottawa, ON
K1G 6C9
Street
Address
:
395 Smyth Rd
Ottawa
 
Intersection: Alta Vista Dr and Smyth Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Anne Huot - Executive Director
613-688-2126 ext 4316 * ahuot@octc.ca
Contacts: Intake Administrative Support
613-737-0871 ext 4425
Service Description: A fully accredited regional centre providing specialized ambulatory services to children, youth and certain adults with physical and/or developmental disabilities and their families.

Early Childhood Program: focuses on children from birth to school entry
  • Integrated Therapy team: treatment, consultation and education
  • Preschool program: therapeutic-based program for children aged two to five who have physical disabilities and complex associated difficulties
  • Infant Development: service for infants and young children from birth to five who have a developmental disability or are at risk of a developmental delay

Assistive Technology Program: focuses on specialty technology services across the life span
  • Clinic for Augmentative Communication: equipment and support for children, adolescents and some adults who have difficulty speaking or writing
  • Seating and Mobility: serves children and youth with complex needs who require specialized seating and mobility devices to increase their functional ability and participation in community activities
  • Technical Services: promotes and facilitates the use of computers, adaptive equipment and adapted toys through the Toy Library, Family Resources Centre and the Computer Group

Special Education : a school program that offers kindergarten and elementary aged students who are physically disabled and have extensive therapy needs, a highly specialized educational program, combined with therapy services

Life Span Core Program: has a mix of life span services:
  • Intake Team: a coordinated point of access to OCTC services
  • Behavioural Services: a continuum of care for children, youth and certain adults with physical and/or developmental disabilities requiring behavioural intervention and their families
  • Medical and interdisciplinary clinics: services by developmental pediatricians, neurologists, physiatrists and orthopedic surgeons
  • School-aged Youth and Adolescents Services: specific age-based team focused on school-aged youth and adolescents including transition to adult services
  • Out-of-Home Respite: provides out-of-home, daytime respite options for families of children who are medically fragile and/or technologically dependent and who require 24-hour care

Fees: Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card
Application: Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Primary focus on infants, children and youth under 18 years old with physical disabilities and/or developmental delays and certain adults with a developmental disability with challenging behaviours.
Age: 18.00 years and younger
Languages: English ; French - Designated Agency under the French Language Services Act
Area(s) Served:
Eastern Ontario ; Northern Ontario  
See Also: Children and Youth with Disabilities
Respite Care for Adults

This information was last completely updated on March 1, 2017

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