OAP Clinical Framework - Guiding Values

Guiding Values

This image illustrates the benefits of personalized services for the child and his/her family: enhanced child outcomes, improved quality of care, partnerships and collaboration, common language, and service integration.

Figure 1: Benefits of Personalized Services7

Outcomes and Guiding Principles of the OAP

The Ontario Autism Program’s Guiding Principles and Child, Youth and Family and System Outcomes as developed by the OAP Advisory Committee (Appendix B) have and will continue to provide ongoing guidance for service design and evaluation. These fundamental principles and outcomes are essential to the development and evolution of the clinical framework, therefore are also embedded throughout.