Endnotes

Endnotes

  1. For the purposes of the guidelines, the term "family" refers to a child's/youth's caregivers and guardians.
  2. See page 13 for more details on service intensity.
  3. A 'warm referral' is a process by which information that may have already been collected from families is transferred directly to the appropriate receiving agencies they are being referred to, so that the family does not need to repeat their story.
  4. Children/youth with multiple and/or complex special needs are expected to have a Coordinated Service Plan and the support of a Service Planning Coordinator prior to accessing service resolution processes. See Part 7: Service Resolution.
  5. May include therapy/rehabilitation, health services (including nursing), special education, respite, etc.
  6. The Coordinated Service Plan should complement, not replace, the child/youth’s Individual Education Plan (IEP), and may be used as one source of information to help inform education program planning, including special education programming and/or services that a child/youth may need.
  7. Canchild Centre for Childhood Disability Research (2003) Facts, Concepts, Strategies Sheet #1: What is Family-Centred Service? Retrieved from CanChild's webpage on family-centred service .
  8. Retrieved from joint MCSS, MCYS and EDU memorandum dated January 28, 2013 and titled "Integrated Transition Planning for Young People with Developmental Disabilities"
  9. Coordinating Agencies will not have authority to direct the provision of non-Coordinated Service Planning services provided by other agencies.
  10. Only applies to staff identified as a child/youth’s Service Planning Coordinator, who is expected to fulfill the formal role of a Service Planning Coordinator, such as developing and monitoring a Coordinated Service Plan.
  11. Until the new Ontario Autism Program is implemented, beginning in June 2017.

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