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Footnotes

1 For the purposes of this document, MCYS Regions are defined by the former nine service delivery regions: North, North East, Central East, Central West, South, East, Toronto, West, and Hamilton/ Niagara.

2 Visit www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/topics/specialneeds/autism/index.aspx for information on services for children and youth with autism in Ontario.

3 Single point of access website

4 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.

5 Where reference to sharing of personal information or personal health information is made throughout this document it is expected that information sharing will be done in accordance with all applicable privacy laws including obtaining any necessary consents from individuals.

6 Family resource or clinic days are typically open to any family as an opportunity to brainstorm, consult and problem solve with a clinician.